Buffalo was the Comanches' staple meat, supplemented by small game and fish. On a day-to-day basis, the majority of the food they ate was plants, nuts and berries gathered by the women.Know More
Comanches were nomadic hunter-gatherers. The women gathered plants and other foods they ate, including: several types of berries, prickly pear cactus, wild potatoes, onions, radishes, persimmons and pecans. Honey added flavor to the Comanche diet. The gathered food comprised more of the food they ate than the meat hunted by the men. They moved their villages often, following the buffalo migrations, which the men hunted in communal hunts. Before they were introduced to horses in 1680, the Comanches hunted on foot. Some methods included: driving buffalo off cliffs, stalking rabbit and elk with bow and arrow, and fishing in lakes and rivers.
There were at least 12 bands of Comanches. Some of these bands were united by common interests in hunting or gathering. Several bands' names indicate a shared interest in a particular food. The most famous band was known as the Penatekas, which means "honey eaters" in the Comanche language. Another band was the Quahadies, which means "antelopes." One band was known as the "Buffalo-eaters," and another was known as the "(Yap)Root-eaters."Learn More
French cuisine is ever-changing, complex and varies by region, but there are some main staples, namely bread, cheese and wine. The French eat breads such as baguettes and croissants and a lot of cheeses such as Comté and Brie. Wine is the main drink of choice in France.Full Answer >
Placement of Scout badges differs for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. When starting out, Boy Scouts have two choices where to place their badges. Up to six merit badges are allowed on the uniform's right shirtsleeve. Badges are also permitted on the front of a merit badge sash.Full Answer >
Commonly, people in Brazil dress for the weather and for comfort. It is common for men to wear slacks and shirts made from cotton. Women often wear jeans and halter tops. They also wear dresses and skirts during summer days.Full Answer >
Pluralistic societies are those that contain a diverse group of religious cultures and traditions. Pluralistic societies exist around the world, including the United States. Pluralism typically contains four components, which at the simplest level are diversity, tolerance, commitment and communication.Full Answer >