What kinds of food did the shasta tribe eat?

Acorns were the main meal of the shasta tribe. They also enjoyed crushed Manzanita berries for cider, steamed and dried sugar pine nuts, fresh salmon meat, and smoked and dried salmon strips powdered and made into salmon cakes. They also ate smoked deer and bear meat. They also ate salt, wild tur...

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What is one of Shasta tribe customs?

The Shasta people always say "Waka nuey tuki wuki" when they see Mt. Shasta. It means "round and round but never on top". The Shasta people were forbidden from going above the tree line on Mt. Shasta unless they were preparing to die. So if they were in spiritual and mental distress, they would p...

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How did the Shasta tribe build there houses?

I think they used tiles, bricks and cement.

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How did the shasta tribe get their food?

The Shasta tribe got much of their food by fishing. The men in the tribe also hunted to provide food for the tribe.

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How did the shasta tribe prepare their food?

The Shasta tribe prepared their foods in a couple of ways. One way was drying the foods. They also boiled foods, using hot rocks placed in pots of water with the food. They made earth ovens in order to cook foods over a fire as well.

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