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2 Native Americans in California Presented by Vanessa Luna EED :30pm Dr. Chang Presented by Vanessa Luna EED :30pm Dr. Chang

3 Grade 3- History & Social Science ◊3.2- Students describe the American Native, American nations in their local regions long ago and in the recent past. ◊ Discuss the ways in which physical geography, including climate, influenced how the local Native American nations adapted to their natural environment (eg., how they obtained food, clothing, tools). ◊3◊3.2- Students describe the American Native, American nations in their local regions long ago and in the recent past. ◊3◊ Discuss the ways in which physical geography, including climate, influenced how the local Native American nations adapted to their natural environment (eg., how they obtained food, clothing, tools). CA Content Standards

4 Who REALLY discovered America? World Atlas

5 Discover ◊To “discover” means to see, learn, or find something for the first time. ◊Many people think “America” means the United States only. ◊But “America” really means what we call North America, Central America, and South America. ◊To “discover” means to see, learn, or find something for the first time. ◊Many people think “America” means the United States only. ◊But “America” really means what we call North America, Central America, and South America.

6 What do Historians believe? ◊Many Historians believe that the first people to set foot in America came from Asia by crossing the Bering Strait (a narrow strip of land between Russia and the state of Alaska). Bering Strait

7 Regions of California ◊The wanderers who made their way to California were happy with the good weather and the plenty of plant and animal foods found in their areas. ◊The wanderers who made their way to California were happy with the good weather and the plenty of plant and animal foods found in their areas. Regions of California

8 Forests offered the local tribes food.

9 Their land included oak trees with precious acorns, streams, rivers, and plants which were good to eat.

10 ◊The California tribes spoke many languages. Sometime villages that were close together even had a problem understanding one another. ◊The Native Americans organized themselves into groups, or tribes.

11 Trading between tribes was very important. ◊Native Americans traded animal hides, fish, shells, minerals, rock, stone mortars, soapstone, etc. ◊Native Americans traded animal hides, fish, shells, minerals, rock, stone mortars, soapstone, etc.

12 California was the home to many tribes: ◊Chumash ◊Pomo ◊Huma ◊And many more groups of Native Americans ◊Chumash ◊Pomo ◊Huma ◊And many more groups of Native Americans PomoHuma

13 The Chumash The Chumash ◊The Chumash occupied an area of the Central Coast from what is now Los Angeles northward to San Luis Obispo county. ◊The Chumash women were some of the finest basket-makers in the world. ◊T◊The Chumash occupied an area of the Central Coast from what is now Los Angeles northward to San Luis Obispo county. ◊T◊The Chumash women were some of the finest basket-makers in the world. The Chumash

14 Chumash, Hupa, Miwok, and Pomo

15 Bibliography ◊Boule, Mary Null. California Native American Tribes. Merryant Publishers, Inc. ◊Sherrow, Victoria. American Indian Children of the Past. The Millbrook Press, Conneticut. ◊Google Images. ◊Boule, Mary Null. California Native American Tribes. Merryant Publishers, Inc. ◊Sherrow, Victoria. American Indian Children of the Past. The Millbrook Press, Conneticut. ◊Google Images.


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