Dakota (Sioux) The Sioux used horses to catch their main food source buffalo. They grew very few crops, and mostly traded weapons and meat with other tribes for corn. The main region for the sioux was the Northern Great Plains, which is North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Tree are one of the natural resources that this tribe used, which was a building material and weapons.
The Secrets of the Eastern Woodlands The Eastern Woodland Indians lived in a lifestyle that was greatly affected by their area of living. The food they ate, the clothes they wore, and the kind of homes they lived in were all a result of where they lived. The environment that the Eastern Woodland Indians lived in was filled with trees, animals, plants, rivers, lakes, and wildlife. Some of the tribes that lived in the Eastern Woodlands area were the Mohicans, Iroquois, Powhatan, Mohawks . The Geography played a critical role in the lifestyle of the area's First Peoples.
The Chinook Indians were a tribe of Native Americans who lived in the Pacific Northwest. They lived along the coast of what is now Oregon and Washington State. The men used bow and arrows for hunting elk, deer and sea mammals. The women gathered other food such as shellfish, clams, roots and berries. The Chinook were very skilled traders. They traded fur and baskets for weapons to be used in hunting and war. For shelter, the Chinook lived in long rectangular houses made of cedar wood planks. The roofs of these structures were made out of tree bark.
Food -Deer had many uses, their meat is eaten fresh and smoke dried. -The easiest way to hunt seals was to sneak up on the seal that was basking in the sun. -In the summer, they would eat elk, bear, salmon or even mountain goats. -For the Haida, they would consume shellfish and sea mammals which were the staples for them.
They have lived there for decades, and they still do. The Hogans that they live in are made out of branches, leaves, and mud. Since this is all they have there, that 's what they used to create their homes. Their reservation is mostly flat and is also very hot, and because the climate is hot, it affects their food sources. The Navajo men hunt small game, deer, and antelope.
For example, from the packet, Encyclopedia of Native Americans in the section about the Chinook tribe on page 1154 it states that “They caught many fish using nets and hooks and dried the meat for later use or for trade.” Also, in the Native People of the Northwest film it says that “They
In the late 1500’s, the five tribes Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca joined together to form Iroquois Confederacy. Before uniting they had been fighting with each other, a man from Huron tribe(the peacemaker) set out to end this war. The offer of peace was first accepted by the woman and this is how clan mother came to be the head of the family. These five tribes called themselves Haudenosaunee, meaning people of the longhouse. In 1723, the six nation Tuscarora joined the Iroquois Confederacy. Through peace they became united and strong.
They often hunted and used materials from nature for food and clothing. For example, the Chickasaw often hunted deer. They used the meat of the deer for food, and the deerskin to make clothing. The tips of the antlers were used to arrow heads. They also used the sinew and twisted them to make the bow strings.
The Lakota Indians The Lakota is a tribe located in the northern plains of America. They are related to the Sioux by culture, Language, and history. The Dakota are also a related tribe to the Lakota. They are known as Teton or also western Sioux. In the 1640’s the Lakota stayed closer to the Sioux.
They fished for mostly salmon, and collected native plants and roots like the camas bulb. “Buffalo served as the most significant source of food and raw material for the tribe 's” (History of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes). They would go around collecting foods to eat during the winter months. The Bannocks may have had to work for quite a bit of they year but they still found time to play games and have very amusing traditions.
Of the many Native tribes, two of them were the Iroquois and the Cherokee. These two tribes had many interesting characteristics and ways of life. Some of which they share. In some ways, they differ. The Iroquois were located and lived in present-day New York, at the northeastern woodlands area.
Native Americans were greatly affected by the expansion of the United States during the 1800s. As the U.S. moved west, they stole large amounts of Native American land by settling the land and killing the Natives who once lived there. Also during this time, their culture was being taken from them due to assimilation. While United States citizens were expanding into the west, many Native American lives were lost. They were also responsible for destroying a major food and supply source for Native Americans.