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1 Eastern Woodlands By… Ryan Lesley Stephanie McJunkin ZorAion Simmons Melvin Willis Created by J. Morrison, Instructional Coach, Monaview Elementary

2 Location They lived in the Eastern part of the United States. s/indians/woodland2.html

3 Food They ate a lot of things. Some of things they ate were: Fish Bear Buffalo Corn and other crops Squirrels Rabbits Turkeys Deer They found their food by hunting, fishing, and gathering berries, fruits, and nuts. They also cleared the land and planted large fields of corn, beans, and squash. s/indians/woodland2.html

4 Homes They lived on homes called longhouses and wigwams. Longhouses were made by building a frame from young trees. There was a long hallway with rooms on both sides. Several families would live in the long house, but the families were related to each other. In the wigwams, a small hole from the top allowed smoke from the fires to escape. s/indians/woodland2.html Longhouses were long rectangular homes. Wigwams were made by bending young trees to form the round shape of the home.

5 Tribes Some of the tribes that lived in this area were: – Cherokee – Iroquois – Creek – Yellowknife – Timucua – Fox – Eric s/indians/woodland2.html Chief Powhatan

6 Other Information In the winter, the men wore shirts, leggings, and moccasins made of buckskin. The women wore skirts they had woven from the grass, covered with furs, with leggings underneath. In the winter, the men wore shirts, leggings, and moccasins made of buckskin. The women wore skirts they had woven from the grass, covered with furs, with leggings underneath. In the summer, the men wore a breechcloth, The women wore their grass dresses, and the children wore nothing at all. In the summer, the men wore a breechcloth, The women wore their grass dresses, and the children wore nothing at all. Wampum necklaces and belts. Wampum belts were used as a form of communication between Indian tribes. Wampum necklaces and belts. Wampum belts were used as a form of communication between Indian tribes. Created by J. Morrison, Instructional Coach, Monaview Elementary l.us/indians/woodland2.html

7 Works Cited us/indians/woodland2.html us/indians/woodland2.html We also used our Social Studies book.


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