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What did the Indians of the Southwest eat?
wild plants, small animals, corn
Indians from the ----- region made totem poles.
Northwest Coastal
What form of shelter did the Indians of the Southwest live in?
houses made from clay and straw
Indians of this region live in hide or bark covered wigwams or igloos.
Arctic/Subarctic
Some tribes of this region lived in houses on the sides of cliffs.
Indians of the Southwest
What type of transportation did the Indians of the Northwest Coastal region use?
They traveled by foot or by canoe.
Indians of this region traveled by foot or dog travois, and later by horse.
Indians of the Plains and Praire
What is the Indian name for "corn"?
maize
What type of food did the Indians of the Plains eat?
They mostly ate buffalo, but they would also ate other game (such as deer) if it was available.
Indians of this regeion ate mostly fish, game, wild rice, and in the north maple sugar
Indians of the Eastern Woodlands
What form of transporation did the Indians of the Southwest use?
They traveled by foot.
What type of transportation did the Indians of the plains use before Europeon settlers came to North America?
foot, dog travois
Indians of the Southwest were
---- and ----.
Cultivators and foragers
Indians of this region used dogs sleds and kayaks to get around.
Arctic/Subartic
What does "forage" mean?
search and gather
Most tribes of the Arctic/Subarctic region were
------ and -----.
hunters and fishermen
Did horses always live on the continent of North America?
No. European settlers brought the horse to North America.
What did the Indians of the Eastern Woodlands eat?
fish, game (deer), wild rice, maple sugar
What type of food did the Indians of the Arctic/Subarctic eat?
Caribou, moose, bear, deer, fish
What type of shelter did the Indians of the Arctic/Subarctic live in?
hide or bark covered wigwams or tepees, igloos
What form of shelter did the Indians of the Eastern Woodlands live in?
Longhouses. A wooden frame covered with bark
Indians of this region made totem poles.
Northwest Coastal
Indians of this region were expert weavers.
Southwest Indians
What did the Indians of the Plains live in?
They lived in portable tepees in the summer when they were hunting and following the buffalo. They lived in permanent tepees in villages in the winter.
What are some of the natural resources of the Indians of the Northwest Coastal region?
Fish from the Pacific Ocean, and wood from the large forests
What animal did European settlers bring to North America that made buffalo hunting easier for the Plains Indians?
horse
Indians of this region were cultivators and foragers.
Indians of the Southwest
What type of house did the Navajo Indians (Southwestern) live in?
hogan which were multistory and looked like apartments.
What type of food did the Indians of the Northwest Coastal region eat?
fish, caribou, roots, moose, berries
What type of natural resource did the Eastern Woodland Indians use to survive?
wood from the forests to build houses, food such as wild rice and maple sugar, fish and wild game
What did the Plains Indians depend on to survive?
The Plains Indians depended on the buffalo for their food, clothing, and shelter.
What type of shelter did the Indians of the Northwest Coastal region live in?
long houses made from wood
What are two reasons Indians of different regions lived so differently?
They had different natural resources and different climates.
What did the Indians of the Eastern Woodlands use as transportation?
Their transporation was by foot or by canoe.
What are some natural resources of the Southwest Region?
clay type soil that could be used to build houses
Indians of this region were excellent buffalo hunters and were more warlike.
Indians of the Plains and Prairies
Indians of this region lived in portable tepees during the hunting season and permanent tepees in the winter.
Indians of the Plains and Prairies
What does "cultivate" mean?
farm
What is another name for "buffalo"?
bison
Why type of transportation was used by the Arctic/Subarctic Indians?
Dog sled, snowshoes, kayaks, toboggans