Topic: I want to learn more about the weddings.


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Questions that will help me learn about my topic:
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1.Did they make the wedding dresses themselves? Did they even wear wedding dresses?
2. Where would they get married?
3. What kind of food would they have?
4. Would they get married inside or outside?
5. Did they even have weddings?
7. What items did they use for weddings?
8. Why did they have festivals?
9. Did they have any jobs during the ceremonies?
10.Did they have any games at the festivals

Research
Take your notes here. Use bullet points to separate your notes. Cite your notes so that you remember where they came from!
  • During the ceremonies they celebrated with dancing, feasting, and dream guessing.
  • The Native Americans had Giveaways that means that they they will give presents to each other.
  • The women make clothes by hand.
  • Ceremonies are sometimes outdoors or in a lodge.
  • The bride and groom must pick a sponsor for the wedding.
  • They used items like pipe carriers, water, and the grooms sometimes chops the wood.
  • Women used garments that means woven (knitting)
  • The brides wash their hair with basin.
  • After the Ceremonies they run outside barefoot.
  • For food at the feast they have fry bread, squash,venison (deer meat), corn, and corn soup.
  • Each person makes a declaration that they choose to be known as husband and wife. Then they smoke from the pipe
  • The Elders and the officials will eat first, then the bride, groom, sponsors and other guests.
  • The women gives no formal invitation (everyone is invited).
  • Some of the presents are made by the bride and groom.
  • The couple may be required to perform certain responsibilities in preparation for their wedding.
  • Algonquin speaking people include the Cree, the Ojibwa or Chippewa, the Ottawa, the Montagnais, the Naskapi and others.
  • Gifts are also known as wedding favors.
  • Traditional clothing, is usually made by hand by women.
  • The bride will wash herself in a body of water (lake, river, ocean, pond) the morning of her union in order to be blessed by the spirit of the Earth.
  • A gift will be given to each person attending the celebration.
  • Everyone is invited by word of mouth unless they live outside the community.
  • In preparation for the Giveaway, the future bride and groom make (or buy) hundreds of gifts
  • A gift will be given to each person attending the celebration.
  • There is no breaking up and can't divorce at the time
  • There is feasting, visiting and a giveaway


Resources
Copy and paste URLs to good websites or databases that you find here. It will make it easy for you to visit those good websites next time you work on your project!

1. Nations of the Eastern Great lakes page 25

2. AMERICAN INDIAN //WEDDING// TRADITIONS

Plan for your Final Product
What are you going to create to share what you have learned?
  • To show everybody our final prouduct.
  • To explain how we did all the notes.
  • Finally to explain why we did it.


Final Product
(It is up top!!!!!!!!)