Weaving Through the Past

How did the Ohlone Native Americans of California use their natural environment to survive?



Created by,
Christina Grosso

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Ohlone village: Mural under Main Street bridge at Highway 101, Los Gatos, California. Photo by Randy Herrick.


|   Clothing  |   Food  |   Shelters  |   Tools and Weapons  |  Activity  |
Introduction

How did the local Native Americans (the Ohlone) get food, clothing, and shelter? You need to click on the following links to discover more about your local Native Americans. Use these links to find out what these Native Americans ate, how they made their clothing, what they used to make their homes, and what they used to make tools and weapons. Also, make sure you look at the pictures so you know what these things look like.

Clothing
    •Ohlone Clothing
Use this page to describe what the Ohlone people wore for clothing. Also identify what they used to make their clothes.
Food
    •Food
Use this site to tell me what the Ohlone ate.
Shelters
    •Ohlone Homes
Use this site to tell me what the Ohlone's homes were made of. How did they construct their homes?
Tools and Weapons
    •Tools and Weapons
Use this site to tell me about Ohlone tools and weapons. How did the Ohlone make their tools and weapons? What kinds of tools and weapons did they use?
Activity
    •Coloring Activity
Choose the picture you would like to color!

|   Clothing  |   Food  |   Shelters  |   Tools and Weapons  |  Activity  |

Last updated: November 04 2007, 3:30 pm
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