Frances M. Rhodes Elementary
Location of Tribe
They are located in the Great
A pueblo is like a big apartment building .It is
huge !It does not take up much space of land .
The Jumanos built their houses out of adobe
.Adobe is made from clay and straw that has
been dried in the sun .
Skills and Trades
The Jumano tribe are great hunters they
would hunt buffalo off a cliff. They
traded animal skins for food .They
fished and farmed .
Each village had a leader called the
They tattooed them self to sort out who was
who .The Jumano had a way of cooking
called “stone boiling .”The Jumanos used
pottery and gourds as cooking utensils .
• Depended on the Bison (buffalo) not only for
their own needs ,but as a source of goods to
trade with other Indians.
Importance to Texas
They brought the bow arrow to Texas and
• University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at
"The Indian Texans." San Antonio, Tx: Institute of
Texan Cultures, 1998.
• Mallouf, Robert J., ed. "The Years of Exploration.
Living with the Texas Past Series, No.3. Austin, TX:
Office of the State Archeologist, Texas Historical