Panhandle Plains Historical Museum Eduactional Report

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Brown1 Lasha’ Brown EDEC 4384.02 March 11, 2008 Museum Report: Panhandle Plains Historical Museum In the “People of the Panhandle Plains” area of the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, second grade students can learn how the early inhabitants of the Texas Panhandle depended no the physical environment in which they lived and how they used the natural resources to satisfy their basic needs. The Antelope Creek tribe, for example, began hunting bison as their main food source. As the bison died off, they curved to farming, gathering, and hunting smaller animals for their food needs. For the tools that the tribe needed, they turned to items found in the areas in which they lived. Flint is in abundance around and in parts of the Ceta Canyons. Therefore, for the tribes living in the canyons, flint was the main material for their tool-making; the tribes also used other geological materials for their tools. For crafting their homes, the tribes used whatever local materials they could find. Tribes in the panhandle used bison hide, logs, limestone blocks, mud, and grasses to make their homes. When the men of the tribe are on hunting trips, they often utilized caves to shelter themselves from many different things, such as attacking animals or the
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course EDUCATION 4384 taught by Professor Gill during the Spring '08 term at West Texas A&M University.

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