By: Sean Goins and Katy Hall
Food and Hunting
• The Apache hunted and gathered deer, rabbit,
berries, nuts, vegetables, fruits, and buffalo
• They hunted with bows and arrows,
knives/axes and guns
Daily Life and Activites
• Apache women took care of the children and
made clothing. They prepared and cooked the
food, gathered fruits, vegetables, and
firewood. They also gathered the grasses for
• Apache men hunted and
trained for combat.
Belief and Worship
• Had two cultural hereos:
Sun/Fire and Water/Moon/Thunder- these
were believed to destroy harmful creatures
• Medicine Men, Sand Painting
• Spirital Dances to ward off evil spirits, bring
rain, and grow healthy crops
What are the Apache known for?
• Warriors and Survivors
• Gentle and affectionate with there own tribe
• Valued there children/young
What changed for the Apache as
• Survived by adopting certain customes and
learning to use trade with goods and crops.
• Eventually they had to raid and loot to survive
until the U.S military engaged in fierce battles
until most were captured and shipped to
Traditions and Celebrations
• Spiritual ceremonies were a big part of life.
The Medicine Man or Shaman of the tribe
would perform Long Life, Healing, and War
• The elder would pass down a Code of Honor
to the young through example and teachings.
Contributions to Texas
•Brought farming and crop cultivation
•Contributed to trade and war