What type of clans were these early people?
they were hunter-gatherer clans; many hunted and some gathered fruit, nuts,
berries, and roots
Describe the part of North America known as the Eastern Woodlands.
This is the eastern part of North America from t
What are three characteristics of Shawman?
Cure sick people, dancing ceremonies, men and women could both be
What are some of the modern additions to Kwakiutl culture:
Power boats, buildings, sugar potatoes
What are the four Native American area
How do the Kwakiuit live today?
They work in logging, construction and fishing, They still have potlatches. They
use modern building methods for their houses, use powerboats instead of canoes, use
shamans and medical doctors, and have added new foods to
Describe the Iroquois-League.
A collection of 5 - 6 Tribes who formed the Great Council
What are the 5 - 6 tribes of the Iroquois League?
Seneca, Cayuga, Onandaga, Oneida, Mohawk, Tuscararo
What does the Great Council consist of?
50 represenatives (men)
How were the people of the Southeast governed?
Some tribes had a confederation to improve communication and reduce conflict
Describe the part of North America known as the Great Plains.
the Great Plains was the flat region of the present d
The Cheyennes lived in different dwellings throughout the year depending on their food
supply. What types of dwelling did they live in, why?
During hunting season, they needed to be mobile to follow the buffalo so they
lived in Teepees. The rest of the y
Where do the Cheyenne live today?
They live on a reservation in Montana. They follow traditions, keeping their
customs and language alive.
How did the Cheyenne become more mobile?
When the horses migrated north from Mexico (the horses were introduced in
Trail that linked the lands of the Iroquois League, extending from present-day
Albany, New York to Buffalo, New York.
How did the tribes of the Iroquois League work together to govern themselves?
The tribes WORKED TOGETHER to govern themse
What were the cultural practices (beliefs and religious practices) of the people of the
they believed in spirits such as rock spirits, cloud spirits, tree spirits, etc; they
believed the earth was the mother of all spirits; they believed th