S.S. native american groups

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study guide for native american groups Yokuts,yorok, modoc,

yokuts

lived in the central coastal area (San Joaquin Valley)

yokuts

some lived in pit homes built partly underground to protect them from hot or cold weather.

yokuts

burned parts of their land each year to keep the soil fertile

yokuts

main food came from hunting wild game and gathered acorns

yokuts

practised special care of their land to ensure a good supply of animals and plants

modoc

lived in the North East part of California

modoc

gathered pond lillies from lakes for food

modoc

made canoes by hollowing logs

modoc

hunted small animals with nets

modoc and yorok

fished and hunted

yorok

lived in the northwest part of California

yorok, chumash

expert boat builders

yorok

their food was nuts, acorns and berries from the forest

yorok

house built out of red wood trees

yorok

their wealth was shown by shells, property and jewelry

chumash

their main food came from fishing and hunting

chumash

made large light tomols

chumash

they carved items from stone, and painted pictures on rocks

chumash

lived on the coast

chumash

women took care of their children

chumash

women prepared food

chumash

women made baskets

chumash

the village was quite large up to 1,000 people

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