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6th SS Ch 2 Sec 2

6th grade Social studies Chapter 2 section 2

Cultural region east of the Mississippi River Eastern Woodlands
Trees were an important resource to Native Tribes
Western Woodlands area was once covered by Thick forests
Eastern Woodlands people used trees for Canoes, shelters, told, weapons and food (plums and cherries)
Eastern Woodlands people were Farmers, hunters and gatherers
Eastern Woodlands Men Hunted for food
Eastern Woodland people used antlers and bones to make Tools
Eastern Woodland people used spears and nets for Fishing
Eastern Woodlands Women Prepared Food
Animal skins were used to make Clothing and moccasins
Men farmers Cleared the land
Women farmers planted and harvested
Farming crops Corn, beans, squash
Lived inland from the coast, near Great Lakes Region Iroquois
Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca Five Nations
Known as the Five Nations Groups of Iroquois
Walls of tall wooden poles to protect against enemies Palisades
Long wooden buildings holding up to 50 people Longhouses
Longhouses are divided into section for One or two families
Iroquois built villages On top of steep hills
Corn, beans, squash planted in the same field 3 Sisters
Beads cut from seashells Wampum
Wampum were used for showing important events, stories and for Trade
Iroquois warrior saw his family killed by members of another Nation Hiawatha
Five Nations often fought over Hunting area
Tradition says that Hiawatha must kill those who Killed his family
Deganawida was also called The Peacemaker
Hiawatha and Deganawida wanted the Fighting to stop
Five Nations united and in 1750 AD this group became known as Iroquois League
Settled disputes peacefully Grand Council
Most who spoke the Algonquian language lived on The Coastal Plain
Algonquian tribes lived-in Longhouses or wigwams
Round bark covered shelters Wigwams
Staple of the Algonquian diet Fish
Algonquian deerskin clothing for men Shirts, leggings, moccasins
Algonquian deerskin clothing for women dressed
Algonquian leaders govern More than one village
2 Algonquian chiefs - one governs matters peace, one governs Matters of war
Marriage - men must show the woman they are good Hunters
Marriage - women must show the man they have Good homemaker skills
Marriage - once married they exchange gifts and invite family to a Feast
Created by: RoperFive
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