Native American

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Potlatch
A special festival at which a feast
and gifts are given to guests.
Potlatches are common among some
Pacific Northwest Indians.
一種特殊的節慶在辦宴會跟要給客人禮物時。
冬季贈禮節在西北方的印地安人之間是很常見的。
Food Culture
Agriculture
:
corn
cocoa bean
potato
Hunting Rituals:
有些印地安人相信從動物體內內臟出
來的蒸氣是逃脫牠們身體的靈魂。
Some believed that the steam
that came from a freshly
gutted animals' insides was the 印地安人把牠們身體的一部分留在地
soul escaping from the body.
下或吊在樹上跟其他東西上。
Others left a part of the
animal underground, or hung it
in a tree or something.
While you'd expect a native
american to keep and treasure
the white hide off of a
buffalo, many just hung the
hide in a tree and left it to rot
as an offering to the Gods.
當你認為一個印地安人會把水牛當寶
物一樣藏起來時 ,其實很多只是掛在樹
中或當作留給神的奉獻物。
Fishing Techniques:
Fish, whether from lakes,
rivers, or the ocean, was
a part of the diet of all
Native American tribes;
for some, such as those in
the Pacific Northwest, its
abundance meant it was
among the main foods
consumed.
The Native Americans
developed a number of
fishing techniques, from
basic spear fishing to the
sophisticated use of
weirs, in order to catch
fish during all seasons,
even with ice fishing.
Sweat Lodges
Use by many American Indian groups,
sweat lodges provide a steam bath that
cleans a person physically, mentally, and
spiritually.
被很多印地安族群使用,蒸氣屋
提供的蒸氣浴可洗滌人的身體、
精神以及心理。
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