Wappo Indians of Napa County

Village Map

Wappo villages were built near rivers and creeks. The villages included one or two Sweat House, used for ceremonies and treating illnesses, and up to 40 shelters.


Why were the villages built near rivers? What else would be useful near a village?

Try this: Design your own village map. Include structures, sweat houses, a rivers and other important landmarks.

Internet connection: Compare maps of different cities around the country. Can you find reasons why the cities might have grown up where they did?

 


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