Each Tribe Folder should
contain the following information on your selected tribe. To print form,
select "Print" under "File" on your browser menu at the top. You should
also copy and paste this into a Microsoft Word document for reporting to
What part of North American is your
What are the characteristics of
this region, for example are there mountains, woods, ocean or
What is the climate like (hot
and dry; cold and wet)?
Does the region have a growing
What is their language? Do
they share a common language with other tribes?
What type of food does your tribe
eat? Are there any special dishes they are known for?
How did they get their food in the
past (were they hunters, gatherers, farmers)?
How do they get their food now?
What kind of occupations do they work at?
Did their food differ according
to the seasons?
What type of clothing did the
members of your tribe wear?
What did women wear?
What did men wear?
What do they wear now?
Did they have different clothing
for different seasons?
Did they have clothes for
special occasions or ceremonies?
What type of homes did the members
of your tribe live in?
What were the homes made from?
Were these temporary or
Did their dwellings depend on
the season? How?
What types of homes do they live
in now? Do they live on a reservation?
What types of transportation did they use in the past, before
Did they need to travel from place to place? Why or why not?
What types of transportation do the tribe members use now?
Arts and Crafts:
What are some examples of the arts
and crafts of this culture?
What natural resources were used
in creating the arts and crafts?
What facts or interesting piece of
information have you discovered about your tribe?
What are some of their
ceremonies and/or customs? What are their religious beliefs?
Special Needs and Who Is Serving
Are there any special needs that
your tribe appears to have? Do they need clean water? Do they need a
church? Do they need youth programs? Do they need a
neighborhood playground or gym?Document
any possible needs you can identify.
Are there any churches or
organizations serving your tribe now? What are they doing to help
the community? What does their outreach program cover? Are they open
to partnerships with other churches/organizations
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