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Native Americans Chart #1

Native American Group or Tribe - Early Populations Habitat Homes
Cherokee (22,000) Southeast domed houses
Algonquian and Great Lake Tribes such as  Ojibway (35,000), Delaware (8,000), Powhatan (9,000) Massachuset (13,600), and Cree (17,000) Northeast wigwam wigwams
Iroquois Tribes such as Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora (Total 5,000) Northeast long house
Seminoles (A division of the Creek - Creek Population  12,000) Southeast chickee
Navajo (8,000) Southwest hogan
Apache (7,000) Southwest wickiup
Pueblo such as Zuni (2,500), Hopi (2,800), and Rio Grande Pueblo (28,500) Southwest pueblo pueblo
Northwest Coastal Indians such as the Tlingit (10,000), Chicook (22,000), and Makah Pacific Northwest Coast plank houses
Plains such as Sauk & Fox (6,500), Cheyenne (3,500), Arapaho (3,000), Sioux (10,000), Blackfeet (15,000), Comanche (7,000), and Pawnee (10,000) Plains area in the center of North America teepee
teepee (tipi)
Inuit (89,000) North

tents made from skins

igloo
skin, wood, mud or sod homes

California and Intermountain Seed Gathers such as the Pomo (8,000) West bark, grass, or tule huts

Native Americans Chart #2

Native American Group or Tribe Dress Food Customs
Cherokee  deerskin, rabbit fur decorated with porcupine quills

farmers

hunters

fishermen

One of Five Civilized Tribes

festivals to celebrate planting and harvesting corn

lacrosse

Algonquian and Great Lake Tribes wore little clothing except in winter - made from animal skins

bear
hunters

gatherers

trappers

planters

pow wows

snowsnake

Iroquois Tribes mostly buckskin (skin of deer)

hunters planters gatherers traders

Three Sisters (corn, squash, & beans)

formed Confederacy

many festivals

Seminoles clothing made from plant fibers

planters

hunters

part of Creek Confederacy

hold tribal ceremonies

Navajo 

rabbit
rabbit skin

yucca plants

raiders

gatherers

hunters

four sacred mountains home of many gods who rule their universe

Sand Painting

Apache  in early years deerskin, later Mexican style cotton clothing

bow
hunters

gatherers

believed everything in nature had special powers
Pueblo 

woven cotton and wool

some buckskin

corn
desert farmers

hunters

Kiva (special room for ceremonies)
one of the most complex native religions

Kachina

Northwest Coastal Indians  wore little clothing - woven capes and skirts cone-shaped hats made from cedar

fish
fishermen

hunters

gatherers

potlatch (parties)

slavery

Plains 

buffalo skins

headdressfeather headdresses

buffalo
hunters

Sun Dance (most important ceremony)

Great Spirit

Vision Quest

Inuit 

summer - sealskin

winter - caribou skin

relied on sea 

fishermen

polar bear
hunters

Tunghak - god which controlled all animals
California and Intermountain Seed Gathers

little or no clothing - clothes made from bark, grass, tule or occasionally deerskin

winter fur or fiber blankets

acorns
acorns

hunters

gatherers

sweat lodge

Native Americans Chart #3

Native American Group or Tribe Tools/Weapons Art Famous Native Americans
Cherokee 

canoes

tomahawk
tomahawk

basketry

pottery
clay pottery

Sequoyah (1770?-1843) Cherokee
Algonquian and Great Lake Tribes

birchbark baskets and canoes

traps

birchbark boxes

wampum

dream
dream catchers

Pocahontas (1585?-1622) Powhatan

Pontiac (1720?-1769) Ottawa

Tecumseh (1765?-1813) Shawnee

Black Hawk (1767-1838) Sauk

Squanto (1585?-1622) Patuxet

Iroquois Tribes

canoes

snowshoes
snowshoes

False Face Society

wooden masks

Seminoles dugout canoes bead necklaces Osceola (1804?-1838) Seminole
Navajo  weapons

weaving
weaving

silver smiting

Apache basketry geronimo
Geronimo (1829-1909) Apache
Pueblo  grinding stone

Kachina dolls

pottery
pottery

Northwest Coastal Indians  whale
seafaring canoes

wooden boxes

wooden ceremonial masks

totem
totem poles

Plains 

travois
travois (type of sledge)

parfleche (traveling container)

peace pipe
peace pipes

leather hides

Sitting Bull (1834?-1890) Dakota

Sacagawea (1787?-1812?) Shoshone

Crazy Horse (1844?-1877) Sioux

Chief Joseph
Chief Joseph (1840?-1904) Nez Perce

Inuit 

umiaks (open boat made of wooden frame covered with skins)

kayak
kayaks

harpoons

sled
dog sleds

ivory carvings
California and Intermountain Seed Gathers tule boats basket
accomplished basket weavers

 

 

 

 

 

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