Native american culture

When the Spanish explorer Christopher Colombus discovered America in 1492, when he crossed the Atlantic to the East, where there were valuable products, his boat landed on a small island and met here the territory. indigenous people with very strange appearance, such as red skin, black hair, small people. He thought he had come to India, so they called them Indians – Indios. In fact, they are not the people of India but the people of the American lands.

Virtually every Englishman knows how to hunt, understand the characteristics of rock, vegetation and weather. Because people love animals, people often consider their ancestors to be descendants, brothers of birds, animals, shrimp and fish … Believing that all beings and all the sun, rain, wind, storms have souls, are great gods. Father’s spirit. And the festival is a time for people to show those religious beliefs through songs, dances and games. Especially, the columns are stamped with figures of people and animals, symbolizing the origin of the nation and the country.

Men and women are still good at many other things, such as men in the plains, who are very good at walking and carrying while the mountains are adept at water, in the North, they can do canoes with bark on the surface of the lake. and the south makes a canoe from the core-burning tree. Everyone used boats to hunt and fish, like hunting flocks of birds and birds that were drinking water. Women are extremely responsible for housework including knitting mats, baskets, clothes, food storage and child care. Since childhood, little girls love to cook and sew. Boys are eager to archery, climbing. When they reach the age of majority, they have to take some strength and courage tests, try to be independent, often live alone in the forest or wander for a while before settling down. Each family of Anh Đieng usually has few people but many relatives, the whole village is a relative of each other. At the head of each village is a chief, also a magician, pharmacist, who leads the community spirit

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Not only good at hunting, the peoples here are also good at farming, husbandry and the first people in the Americas and the world know how to grow corn, beans, potatoes … raise turkeys to improve meals. They also invented hot stone stoves, preserved food by drying and smoking, dressed in leather and fur costumes such as cows and rabbits, and decorated their heads with colorful bird feathers. Every ethnic group has many convenient types of houses.

The most common is wigwam made from small trees that bend, close to the ground to create arches, then tie strings, lay grass or teepee tents with closed animal skins and adobe brick drying houses for solid architecture. Along with that are the types of wichita, wichkiups, asi, chickee, hogan, igloo, canoe house, pit house, sod house, grass house … all from stone wood, straw, sand and soil are picked up and built manually. Adorned with the big houses are the colorful stamp statues, standing at the side of the house, in front of the gate and the village head. That tradition is still up to date, but when it comes to it, only Indians have it.

Native Americans lived in many different types of housing. Some tribes were nomadic (they moved around) while others settled down in one place. Also, housing for a warm climate would be very different than for cold temperatures.

Most of the Great Plains Indians were nomadic, so it was important that they could carry around their belongings with ease. This was why tipis (also spelled tepees or teepees) were so crucial to their lifestyle.

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To build a tipi, first many wooden poles were criss-crossed in the air to create a cone-shaped structure. Once the poles were safely supported in the ground, a stretched canvas, usually made of buffalo hide, was draped and secured around the poles. A hole was left in the top so that a fire could be built within and smoke could billow out into the air. Mats on the floor inside were often made of buffalo hide, just like the tipi canvas itself.

Building a tipi was a complicated process, but in expert hands one could be set up or broken down in less than an hour. Usually women would do this, as they were largely in charge of domestic affairs. Tipis allowed ease of movement, since households could be rapidly taken down for transport and then set up again. A tipi could be small and hold just a few people, or could be vast enough for a dozen to sleep in!

Another type of dwelling was the wigwam, also known as a birchbark lodge or a wetu. Made in places with many trees, wigwams were built from branches and wooden lumber, with walls made of stretched tree bark or wood. Wigwams were one-room houses which, in contrast to portable tipis, provided more protection from the elements but couldn’t be easily moved. They were sturdy enough that they could last up to a year. Some wigwams were shaped like cones, while others had domed roofs. The Algonquian tribes built entire villages of wigwams, since they farmed and needed to stay in one place.

With the typical images of Indians on hunting, huts, we made 3d popup cards with native Americans riding black horses on the green grass.

The model was produced by hand-assembled from small pieces of paper to build up the symbol of the strong native Americans. He is riding on a black horse, a feather hat on his head and hunting by archery. Far away are the tipis covered with animal skins.

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The greeting pop-up card simulates the nomadic life of the Native Americans, you can give it to anyone who loves free life, traditional culture of Native Americans, it is also suitable as a learning tool for students in a history lecture.

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Resources and References: Grass houses, Wattle-and-daub, Igloos, Pueblos, Longhouses

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