Where do the Cayuga Indians live by c4ai9wy


									Where do the Cayuga Indians live?
The Cayugas are original residents of what is now New York state.
Many Cayuga people still live there today, though others were
forced to migrate to Wisconsin, Oklahoma, and Ontario, Canada.

        What was Cayuga food like in the days before
                        The Cayuga tribe were farmers. Cayuga women
                        planted crops of corn, beans, and squash and
                        harvested wild berries and herbs. Cayuga men
                        hunted deer and elk and fished in the rivers
       Iroquois farmers
                        and on the shores of Lake Ontario. Cayuga
                        Indian recipes included cornbread, soups, and
                        stews, which they cooked on stone hearths.

         What were Cayuga weapons and tools like in the past?
                       Cayuga hunters used bows and arrows.
                       Cayuga fishermen used spears and fishing
                       poles with bone hooks. In war, Cayuga men
                       used their bows and arrows or fought with
                       heavy war clubs and shields.

                             Other important tools used by the Cayuga
                             tribe included stone adzes (hand axes for
                             woodworking), flint knives for skinning
                             animals, and wooden hoes for farming. The
         Iroquois war club
                             Cayugas and other Iroquois were skilled
                             woodworkers, steaming wood so that it
                             could be bent to make curved tools. Some
                             Iroquois artisans still make lacrosse sticks
                             this way today.

From: http://www.geocities.com/bigorrin/cayuga_kids.htm

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