North American Tribes Essay

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Tyler Bales Native American Group | Location & Members | Main Sources of Food | Type of Homes They Lived In | Other Important Facts About Them | Eastern Woodlands | * Eastern United States and Canada, from the Atlantic to the Mississippi River * Adena; Hopewell; Illinois; Iroquois; Shawnee | The four basics for people to find food ;hunting, and fishing, gathering, farming. | Wigwam (Wetu)Birchbark houses- Small wood houses with woven mats and sheets of birchbark; many shapes – dome, cone, rectangle with arched roof; new ones built every year because they were not portable | * Algonquian Tribe; Abenaki Tribe; Wampanoag Tribe * Settled together during farming season, but during winter would move as a family group to a winter hunting camp | Southeastern | Atsina Cherokee Chesapeake chicksaw Choctaw creek Pensacola seminole | The four basics for people to find food ;hunting, and fishing, gathering, farming. | Wattle and daub houses-are native American houses used by southeastern tribes. | Wattle and daub houses are permanent structures that take a lot of effort to build. | Southwest | Apache ComancheHavasupaiHopiJemezKiowaKiowa apacheLipanMaricopaMohave | The four basics for people to find food ;hunting, and fishing, gathering, farming. | Adobe houses-house complexes used by the pueblo Indians of the southwest.Made of clay and straw baked in to hard bricks. | They are good houses in a warm dry climate. Easily mixed and dried. | Plains | BlackfootArapahoAssiniboineCheyenneComancheCrowGros ventreJuiwaLakota SiouxLipanPlains apachePlains cree Plains ojibweSarsiNakodaTonkawa | The four basics for people to find food ;hunting, and fishing, gathering, farming. | Tepees- American indian houses used by the plains tribe.Coned shape wooden frames with a covering of buffalo hide. | Tepees are good house for people that are all ways on the move.Plain

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