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What time of year did the American Indians harvest crops?
Fall
What shows that American Indians lived all over the state of Virginia?
Artifacts that have been found.
In the summer, the First Americans could ________ for food.
grow crops
Why did Christopher Columbus call the First Americans "Indians" ?
Because he thought he had arrived in the Indies.
How many First American language groups were in Virginia?
three
This language was spoken primarily in the Piedmont region.
Siouan
American Indians in Virginia made clothing from _______.
Animal skins
First Americans depended on this to help find shelter, clothing, and food.
seasons
The _______________ in Virginia is relatively mild with distinct seasons.
climate
In the winter, the First Americans could _________ for food.
hunt birds and animals
Which language group do the Cherokee Indians who lived in Southwest Virginia belong?
Iroquoian
Virginia's Indians are known as the ____________.
Eastern Woodlands.
This was the language spoken primarily in the Coastal Plain region.
Algonquian
What were the 3 major American Indian language groups in Virginia?
Algonquian, Siouan, and Iroquoian.
Which Indian tribe lived in the Coastal Plain region?
Powhatan
__________ covers most of Virginia's land.
forests