They knew the spirits were normally invisible, but they assumed they could transform into forms humans could see. Kwakiutl men went fishing for food, and hunted. The women gathered Clams, Shellfish, Seaweed, Berries, and Roots. Kwakiutl children played, helped out around the house and went to school, like all other children. They had huge Cedar forests near their houses.
With the working bow, he could catch and kill fish and birds to eat their meat and make feathered arrows. Later, a tornado hits close to Brian’s shelter and destroys his shelter and puts out his fire. It also throws his tools into the lake. He immediately works on making a new fire, knowing that fire is needed to survive in the wilderness: “He worked slowly, but even so, with his new skill he had a fire going in less than an hour” (Paulsen 150). With fire, he is protected from animals.
Whitetail Deer Whitetail deer are an amazing species of animal that have very high senses such as sight, hearing, and even smell. They like to eat grass, corn, oats, and apples. Females carry their fawns for up to nine months, males mark their territory with their antlers and scent to tell everyone else they are there, they have special adaptations to help them stay hidden, and they have a very specific hunting season. The female deer also called a doe mates with a males also called a buck when she is in heat. After the buck impregnates the doe she will carry the fawn for six to nine months.
Dr. Steve Adams History Of California 344 TTH 9:30am 09/16/14 Native Americans and Early Missions Native Americans prior to contact lived as patrilocal in the sense that their tribes were set up by men seeking women and having them join their families. Prior to contact with Europeans, Native Americans had a very fair division of labor between males and females dealing with the time spent and difficulties in the tasks. Indians were considered “Stone Aged” or “Prehistoric” due to the lack of metal. The Indians used arrows to hunt Deer. The women would pick berries and process acorns all while they had a rich supply of fish.
Spill his blood!’ ” (187). Simon was in his thicket when he spotted the Lord of the Flies. As he was returning to the island, the boys saw Simon as they danced wildly, thought he was the beast and murdered him with their sharpened spears. Even Ralph had participated in this incident. Soon everyone decided to follow Jack as he had promised them meat and protection, but soon became a vicious leader.
Diamond mentions on page 107 that a possible ideology that many people that knew about the processes of farming were thinking was, “Shall I spend today hoeing my garden (predictably yielding a lot of vegetables several months from now), gathering shellfish (predictably yielding a little meat today), or hunting deer (yielding possibly a lot of meat today, but more likely nothing)?” Humans and animals are always prioritizing by availability and preferability of food choices. Availability played a key role because as wild game was hunted, its numbers depleted and became harder to hunt, offering less possibility of a decent payoff. This is possibly why in central and southeastern Europe the hunter-gatherer lifestyle became less effective, thus being a less likely life
However, the Jesuits only believed in one God, their own. Since the Natives did not believe in the God the Europeans did, this led the Europeans to believe that the Natives were infested with the presence of the devil. The French Priest believes when you die, you would either go to heaven or hell, depending on the way you lived your life and the choices you made. The Europeans wanted to convert the Natives to their religion and save them from the kind of people they are so they would go to heaven when they died. The Natives Americans believed there was only one place to go after death and that was the “land of the night”.
The Gabrelino wore clothes mde out of natural resources. Men wore skirts made out of deer skin, bark or woven and they also used sandals made out o f yucca fiber but sometimes men and children wouldn’t were clothes at all and went bare foot. Women wore aprons or skirts made out of deer skin rabitt fur and bird skin. Each village of the Gabrielino had a special tepee for their ceremonies. It’s made out of sticks and grass.
Some hunters say that they can smell you from a mile away. Many hunters wear all kinds of cover scents while hunting, such as raccoon urine, fox urine, also buck and doe urine. Most hunters put the scent on their boots or on leaves around them. White-tailed deer are still a very shy and cautious animal. Running and sharp senses are their main defense (Zwaschka 11).
Doing the Iroquois kinship I learned a lot about them that I didn’t know. When it comes to kinship the women in the Iroquois determine the kinship. When they get married the groom moves into the brides longhouse. The kids they have become part of her family or clan as they call it. Louis Morgan wrote a book called Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family.