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American Indians #2
|Name the three Language Groups
|The three language groups are Algonquian, Iroquoian and Siouan.
|Who is Chief Powhatan?
|Chief Powhatan was the leader of the Algonquian tribe.
|Why do you think people followed Chief Powhatan?
|Chief Powhatan was well respected and a good leader.
|What are the Three Sisters?
|The three sister are crops such as corn, beans and squash.
|Which language group was responsible for growing the Three Sisters?
|The Siouan language group was responsible for
|Why was trading important to the American Indians?
|Trading was important to the American Indians because they were able to obtain products that were not found near them.
|What are some things American Indians traded?
|American Indians traded copper for food and other goods.
|How did American Indians trade?
|American Indians used different methods to travel to trade. Tribes that lived inland made trails through the woods. Groups that lived along the rivers traveled on the water to trade.
|Why is archeology important?
|Archeology is important because it shows how people lived long ago.
|Why was the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act important to American Indians.
|American Indians suffered discrimination or unfair treatment. The 1964 Civil Rights act banned discrimination based on race.
|What is a Pow Wow and why is it important?
|A Powwow is a yearly celebration for members of an American Indian group. It is important because it honors American Indian culture.
|Why was Dumpling Island important?
|Dumpling Island was important because the chief of Nansemond lived their. It was also home to the group/s temple, or places of worship.
|What is Mattanock?
|Mattanock would be the name of a traditional town that the Nansemond hope to build. This traditional town would have a big effect. It would increase tourism and bring money to the area.