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What do Wampanoags do for fun?
Wampanoag children have always learned important skills from playing and watching the adults around them. Among other activities, they learned how to swim, shoot and dodge arrows, weave, sew, run swiftly, and play games of skill and chance as part of Wampanoag culture in the 1600s.
What kind of chores do Wampanoag do?
Chores. Wampanoag boys helped the men hunt, trap, and fish, make bows, arrows and knives, and cut “mishoo�n” (canoes) from tall chestnut or pine trees. Wampanoag girls helped their mothers and other women farm, gather and prepare food, make clothing with deerskin, weave mats to construct wetu, and make clay pots.
What do Wampanoags do in the winter?
Where did the Wampanoag live in the winter? The Wampanoag people moved away from the stormy ocean in the winter. They set up their winter homes farther inland in areas that were protected by forests. There they hunted when they could and ate the crops they grew in the summer.
What activities did the Pilgrims do on Thanksgiving?
To celebrate the harvest, both the Pilgrims and the Indians danced and sang during the celebration. Women danced the jig and sang hymns. Men practiced marching in formation and showed the Indians the “exercising of the arms,” an activity in which they marched in formation and fired their muskets.
What did the Wampanoag do for a living?
Wampanoag men were mainly responsible for hunting and fishing, while women took care of farming and gathering wild fruits, nuts, berries, and shellfish. Women were responsible for up to 75 percent of all food production in Wampanoag societies.
What kind of clothing did the Wampanoag wear?
Wampanoag men wore breechcloths with leggings. Neither women nor men had to wear shirts in the Wampanoag culture, but they would dress in deerskin mantles during cool weather. The Wampanoags also wore moccasins on their feet. Here is a picture of Wampanoag clothing and some photographs and links about American Indian clothes in general.
Who are the Nauset Wampanoag?
This article was written by Nancy Eldredge, Nauset Wampanoag and Penobscot. The Wampanoag are one of many Nations of people all over North America who were here long before any Europeans arrived, and have survived until today. Many people use the word “Indian” to describe us, but we prefer to be called Native People.
What kind of Toys did the Wampanoag have?
In the past, Indian kids had more chores and less time to play, just like early colonial children. But Wampanoag children did have cornhusk dolls and toys such as miniature bows and arrows and hand-held ball games.