posted by Sara .
First Nations Assignment
Food = shellfish/middens, salmon, birds, early ripening plants foods/salmon berries, huckleberries
Shelter = longhouses
Clothing = wooven bark capes, spruce root hats, simple skirts made out of shredded cedar fibre
Social Organization = inherited rank and priviledge/ cheifs and nobles gave right to high ranking families. Bilateral Kinship
government ceremony = The potlatch, ritual dances
Did they only live in longhouses? Please add any other information. What term would I use for the social organization? The only term I have is Bilateral Kinship. Please tell me if I've done this correctly, thanks
The first site has a lot of details about this nation's social structure.
The second site describes the plank houses of some of these people.