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8-1.1 Natives

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Lived in the foothills and mountains of SC Cherokee
Originated in Spanish Florida Yamassee
Fished by poisoning the water with walnut bark Cherokee
Lived along the rivers of the Piedmont Catawba
Clams and oysters were a part of their diet Yamassee
Red chief and white chief Cherokee
Lived in wigwams during the summer Yamassee
Lived in two types of shelter Yamassee and Cherokee
Called themselves the "real people" and were the most powerful nation nation Cherokee
Called themselves the "river people" and were great potters Catawba
How do historians classify Native American groups? By their language and geographic region
Why did Native Americans transition from nomadic lifestyles to more settled ones? They developed agricultural techniques
How did geography play a role in the lifestyle of Native Americans? They used their geography to develop tools, shelter, and transportation (like dugout canoes)
What is a nomad? One who moves from place to place, typically in search of food
What is a palisade? a fence used for protection
Which of the following tribes did NOT allow women in their council? Catawba
With no written records, how was much of the Native Americans history passed down? Through oral story telling
Which farming method did Native Americans use to clear land? slash and burn



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