Kaylena Lanoie
Choctaw Map

Choctaw hut

Their environment was warm and cold so they used animal skin and hide. For when it was cold they had plenty of food and a living circle. The animals followed the flowers and plants, so they followed the animals.

The lived in huts like this one >>>

Choctaw hunters primarily used bows, arrows, fishing spears, and nets.

The men used bows, tomahawks, and clubs in war.
Choctaw Indians ate a lot of corn, squash, and other vegetables, as they were excellent farmers. The men would hunt for deer, turkey, and other small game, and would fish when they could.
Native American women wore skirts and leggings, though the length, design, and material of the skirts varied from tribe to tribe. They wore moccasin or mukluk(heavier boot) for shoes.

The Choctaws are part of a group of tribes collectively known as Muskogeans. They believed that they emerged from the earth through a mound called Nanih Waiya (which is a Productive Mountain) in Mississippi, the Creeks were the first to emerge, followed by the Cherokees, the Chickasaws, and the Choctaws.

Legend of the Choctaws:
Ohoyo Chishba Osh she was a mythical woman who brought corn to the Choctaws. Her name means woman who stretches way back (also known as a unknown woman).

One of the leaders of the Choctaw:
Chief Allen Wright born 1825 died on June 27, 1870