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The Native American Tribes of SC

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nomadic roaming about from place to place aimlessly, frequently, or without a fixed pattern of movement.
slash and burn agriculture (farming) a form of agriculture where the Native Americans of the Woodlands cut trees and burned the brush to create farmland or to drive out animals and clear a field for farming.
dugout canoe a canoe made from a hollowed tree truck.
artifact an object made by a human being typically an item of cultural or historical interest.
subsistence farming farming whose products are intended to provide for the basic needs of the famer, with little surplus for marketing.
three sisters are the three main agricultural crops of various Native American groups in North America: squash, corn, and pole beans.
daub a mixture of grass and clay.
wattle a material for making fences, walls, etc. consisting of rods or stakes interlaced with twigs or branches
palisade a fence of wooden stakes or iron railings fixed in the groud, forming an enclosure or defense.
wigwam a dome-shaped hut or tent made by fastening mats, skins or bark over a framework of poles, used by some N. American Native American peoples.
Which crops were known as the three sisters? Corn, pole beans, and squash.
What name did the Cherokee use to describe themselves as? "the real people."
A name for animals.... Fauna
A name for plants ..... Flora
They lived in the Piedmont region of South Carolina. Who were they? The Catawba
A Native American tribe mostly known for their pottery... The Catawba
Which tribe had a council made up of both men and women? The Cherokee
Originally from the Spanish Florida area, they escaped from the Spanish governor in fear of being killed or enslaved. Who were they? The Yemassee
A tribe that had villages that consisted of up to 600 people. The villages were also surrounded by palisades for protection. Who were they? The Cherokee
"Their homes were wigwams made of sapling frames covered with bark or mats made of grassess and reeds. The Catawba
In the summer, they lived on the beach in wigwams covered with palmetto leaves..... The Yemassee
Clams and oysters were apart of their diet..... The Yemassee
A White chief ruled in times of peace. A Red chief ruled in times of war. They also had a village holy man or holy woman. The Cherokee
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