Oneida

Meaning: People of the Standing Stone

Past History

The Oneida tribe originally lived in New York State Wisconsin,Ontario Canada

Present history

The language was endangered .

Food

The food that the oneida tribe ate were    corn,beans,squash,elk,deer,fish,cornbread,berries and hens tomatoes cucumbers carrots beats .


Clothing

Oneida women wore a wraparound.

Men didn't really wear shirts and moccasins.  

Homes

They lived in villages longhouses they built almost all of there houses out of elk wood.


Tools

They used bows and arrows spears clubs axes  tomahawks some of these weapons are used for war now these days.



Interesting facts

They used elk bark to make snowshoes they also used dogs for there transportation.

Games

The game they usually played was you were supposed to throw a dart and make it into the moving hoop and then you win.


Sources

Http://www.bigorrin.org/oneida_kids.htm

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