REVISED STUDY GUIDE NOTES
- Lived along the Texas Gulf Coast,
cannibals (ceremonial), strong,
tall, legendary hunters, swimmers, and warriors.
They ate fish, small game, and
They were never Christianized. These were the Indians that would
later settle Goliad’s mission La Bahia.
Lived in East Texas bordering French LA.
Perhaps the most civilized
of all the Indian groups due in part to the cultivation of crops.
The Caddoe also
practiced cannibalism but only as a ceremonial ritual.
Grew crops and traded with
French and Spanish.
Some would settle some of the East Texas missions.
- south Texas (northern Mexico), primitive, lived off of
environment, scavengers, nomadic, Spanish did well Christianizing them in the
San Antonio missions. Poor, and often on the chase by Apache.
Peyote and as a consequence it wasn’t uncommon for them to experience
- central and west Texas, name means enemy, warlike, roamed plains,
relied on buffalo, lived in tipis, great on horses, always at war with the
traveled in bands…smaller groups of Indians.
- great plains region, fearless horsemen and warriors, nomadic as they
followed buffalo, always at war with the Apaches.
- used mainly by Karankawa Indians to make arrows and other weapons that
would be used for their survival.
To hunt game.
Animals of Early Texas
- these included Mammoths! Early, in pre-historic Texas
- Seminole Park.
These pictographs that can be found there belonged
to humans that lived in that area in Pre-Historic times.
They seem to have a
-Medicine Man. Through him, the Spirits would be contacted. He served
as one of the most important leaders of the Indian community.