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american bison
BUFFALO
where did the Plains Indians live?
ACROSS THE GREAT PLAINS AND THE INTERIOR PLAINS
what part of the buffalo did the Plains Indians use?
EVERYTHING; MEAT AND FAT FOR FOOD; CLOTHING, BLANKETS, MOCCASINS, SHELTERS FROM THE SKINS; WATER BAGS FROM THE STOMACH; HAIR TWISTED INTO CORD; NEEDLES AND TOOLS FROM BONES AND HORNS; "CHARCOAL" FROM BUFFALO DROPPINGS (CHIPS)
who were some of the Plains Indian tribes?
MANDAN, PAWNEE, CROW, CHEYENNE, COMANCHE
what were some of the types of shelter?
LODGE COVERED WITH SOD AND GRASS, TEPEE USED BY NOMADIC INDIANS
other than animal meat, what were some other food sources?
CORN, BEANS, SQUASH, SUNFLOWERS
shelter made from logs lined in a circluar fashion tied together at the top
TEPEE
a kind of carrier-sled made from tepee poles dragged by dogs
TRAVOIS
what land area did the Eastern Woodlands cover?
THE FORESTED LAND EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
what were the main food sources in the Eastern Woodlands?
ANIMALS, CORN, BEANS, SQUACH, OTHER PLANTS SUCH AS NUTS AND BERRIES
some tribes lived in villages which has a wall made of tree trunks - like a fort...this wall was called __________
PALISADE
What were the main Indian language groups in the Northeast?
ALGONQUIAN AND IROQUOIS
round shelter covered with tree bark often built on or near rivers
LONGHOUSE
a group of tribes working together for protection and government
CONFEDERATION
each tribe made decisions for itself in special meetings called councils
COUNCIL