Wampanoag/Painting

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Colours
Wómpi White
Mówi-súcki Black
Msqùi Red
Wesaûi Yellow
Askáski Green
Peshaúi Blue
  • Wunnàm (a red paint taken from either pine bark or the red earth)
  • Mìshquock (Red Earth)
  • Métewis (Black Earth)
  • Aunakêsu (He is painted)
  • Aunakéuck (They are painted)
  • Tawhítch aunakéan? (Why do you paint yourself?)
  • Chéskhosh (Wipe off)
  • Wussuckhòsu (A painted Coat)
Culture Observation
They paint their Garments, etc... The men paint their faces in War. Both men and women for pride, etc...