Wappo Indians of Napa County
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- Where they lived Find the map of Napa County. Locate the villages: there were four main villages that the Wappos lived in.
- Jewelry What did they make their jewelry out of? Where could the materials have come from? Locate a map of California and draw a route that the Wappos might have used to reach the coast of California.
- Baskets What are the baskets made out of? Locate the page about plants that the Wappos used and find the names of plants. Do other Indian tribes in California use the same materials? Locate web pages about other tribes and find out what they used.
- Animals they Hunted The Wappos used the things they found themselves to survive. Are the same animals that they hunted still found in Napa? Contact the California Department of Fish and Game for information on local animals.
- Plants they used The Wappos used many plants for many purposes.
- Legend Research creation legends found around the country and around the world.
- Tools What are the Wappo tools made from? Are the arrowheads made by the Wappos the same material and shape as arrowheads made by other tribes? Search!
- Games Do you play games that are similar to the Wappo games? Research game origins from around the world.
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