Presentation on theme: "Native American Societies"— Presentation transcript:
1Native American Societies USI ReviewNative AmericanSocieties
2USI ReviewIn which areas did the First Americans live?
3USI Review Inuit -- settled in present day Alaska and Northern Canada Check out this link to find out more about the Inuit peoples:
4USI Review Kwakiutl -- these peoples lived in the Pacific Northwest The men of this tribe hunted, but mostly fished to feed their families
5USI ReviewSioux -- these native peoples lived in the interior of the United States, called the Great PlainsThe Sioux were hunters, who followed their game.
6USI ReviewPueblo -- these peoples lived in the Southwest, in present day New Mexico and ArizonaMost of those in the Pueblo nation were artisans, and produced pottery and jewelry to trade with settlers and other tribes.
7USI ReviewIroquois -- This tribe lived in the Northeast part of North America in the area called the Eastern Woodlands
8USI Review Tribe Inuit Kwakiutl Sioux Pueblo Iroquois Where did they settle?What was their environment like?InuitPresent-day Alaska and northern CanadaLived in the Arctic where the temperature was below freezing.KwakiutlPacific NorthwestRainy, mild climateSiouxInterior of the United States, called the Great PlainsDry grasslandsPuebloIn the Southwest in present day New Mexico and ArizonaDesert areas and areas bordering cliffs and mountainsIroquoisNortheast North America in the Eastern WoodlandsHeavily forested
9USI ReviewHow did geography and climate affect the various American Indians (First Americans) meet their basic needs?* They fished, hunted, and harvested their crops for food* Clothing was made from animal skins and plants*Shelter was made from resources found in the environment --sod, stones, wood, animal skins