Virginia indians

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Siouan

language was spoken in the Piedmont Region between the fall line and the Blue Ridge Mountains

Iroquoian

language that was spoken by the tribes in Southwestern Va and in Southern Virginia near the border of North Carolina

Algonquian

Language that was spoken in the coastal plain area of virginia

Monacan

tribe that lived in the Piedmont region of Virginia and spoke the Siouan Language

Cherokee

Tribe that lived in the southwest, Virginia and spoke the Iroquoian Language

Powhatan

Tribe that lived in the Coastal Plain Region of Va and spoke the Algonquian

Cherokee, Monacan and Powhatan

The three indian tribes of Virginia

Iroquoian, Siouan and Algonquian

The three languages of Virginian Indian

Southwest Virginia, Piedmont and Coastal Plains

Area where the three tribes lived in Virginia

Native Americans

The first people to live in Virginia

Christopher Columbus

Who called the people in the lands he discovered, "Indians" because he thought he had reached the Indies (near China)

Three

How many American Indian language groups were in Virginia

Eastern Woodland Indians

Because the environment they lived in had dence(very thick) forest, Virginia's Indians were know as...

Past

Archaeologists study objects from the

Artifacts

objects that have been found from long ago. Examples inclulde arrowheads,pottery and bottles that Zach found.

Powhatans

their language was Algonquian and they lived in the Coastal Plain (Tidewater).

Monacans

their language was Siouan and they lived in the Piedmont region.

Cherokee

their language was Iroquoian and they lived in the Southwestern Virginia and Southern Virginia near North Carolina.

Artifacts

historical objects such as arrow heads, spears, tools and pottery made or used by humans,

Clothing

made from animals skins like deerskin.

Shelter

made from materials around them such as bark, tree branches, reeds

Werowocomoco

large Indian town used by Indian leaders, such as Chief Powhatan, for several hundred years before the English settlers came

Winter

Woodland Indians hunted birds and animals and lived on stored foods from the previous fall.

Spring

Woodland Indians hunted, fished and picked berries.

Summer

Woodland Indians grew crops (beans, corn, squash).

Fall

Woodland harvested crops and hunted for foods to preserve and keep for the winter.

Native peoples of the past

Fish, hunted, made hoes of natural resources, used animal skins for clothing in the winter

Native peoples today

live like other Americans.

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