Native Americans Of The Northwest Coast Final For The Website
Mrs. Flanders' 3rd Grade Powerpoints
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Native Americans Of The Northwest Coast Final For The Website
Native Americans of the Northwest Coast James Kaliann Kortni Chance
The Northwest coast Indians lived in the northwest along the Pacific Ocean where there were a lot of fish.
They had long houses made out of planks.
They carved totem poles to stand in front of their houses. These totem poles told stories of pride in their people.
<ul><li>They built their houses out of cedar wood and built them on the beach. </li></ul>
There was plenty of cedar to build their homes and make their canoes .
They made clothes out of tree bark .
They also made their clothes out of animal skin. One of animals they used was bear.
They made their blankets from cedar bark woven with goat hair .
They roasted fish that they got from the ocean .
They also ate shellfish , seals and salmon .
They never ate bread because they never farmed.
Some of the Northwest coast Indians even caught whales for food.