Past History

Menominee

Meaning: Wild Rice People

The Menominee tribe originally lived in Wisconsin and upper Michigan the problem they had was that there were less of them in upper Michigan.

Present History


The Menominee tribe are living in Wisconsin they could not grow as many crops for the winter.

Food

The Menominee tribes eat wild rice,fish,deer,squash,maple syrup,rabbits,nuts,sturgeon,berries and beans.

Clothing

The Menominee women wore woven skirts,deer skin moccasins,blouses and jackets.Menominee men wore breech cloths with leggings,deer skin moccasins,blouses and jackets.

Homes

The Menominee tribe lived in dome-shaped wigwams or rectangular log houses with the bark on.

Games

The Menominee tribe children played with dolls made bead arts and crafts.

Interesting Facts

The Menominee tribe danced .

Sources

http://www.bigorrin.org/menominee_kids.htm

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