The Plains Tribes and the Bison

Answer the five questions in complete sentences.

1.  In what ways did people of the Plains use the bison?

2.  Describe one method the Plains people used to hunt bison.

3.  The bison is a very large animal.  This meant one bison provided lots of meat, but this abundance of meat also posed a problem. What was the problem and how did the people of the Plains solve it?

4.  What is pemmican?

5.  Why is the pouch the pemmican is placed in so important?  What do we place food in today that is similar to this pouch?