Early Loggers And Coastal Indians

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Have you ever thought how you use trees? Do you use them for paper, or wood for houses, or anything else? In this paper i’m going to tell you how Early Loggers and Coastal Indians in the United States used trees back in the 1700-1800’s. Coastal Indians used trees for a variety of things, such as: housing, clothing, and transportation. Coastal Indians would carve out the middle of a large tree to make a canoe or boat, and then would go fish or hunt whales. Woodward, in the book The Idea of Identification says that “More than anything else, the whale hunt represented the ultimate in both physical and spiritual preparedness and the wealth of the Makah Indian culture” (113). Trees could be used for housing by cutting them down and turning them

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