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Who were the first people to live in Virginia?
American Indians lived in _______ areas of Virginia.
Christopher Columbus called the people he found in the lands he explored "Indians" because he thought he was in the _______ (near China).
What evidence is there that American Indians lived in all areas of the sate?
Name two artifacts found in Virginia.
Name the three major language groups found in Virginia.
The ______ were part of the Algonquian language group.
What was spoken in Southwestern Virginia and in Southern Virginia near what is today North Carolina?
Which languages were spoken primarily in the Piedmont region?
Which languages were spoken primarily in the Tidewater region?
The Cherokee were a part of this language group?
The _________ were part of the Siouan language group.
Virginia's American Indians worked with the ________ and the ________ to meet their basic needs.
Virginia Indian ________ have changed over time.
relatively mild with 4 distinct seasons
What are the characteristics of Virginia's climate?
_________, which have a variety of trees, cover most of the land in Virginia.
Virginia's Indians are referred to as _______ _________ Indians.
The kinds of food the American Indians ate, the clothing they wore, and the shelters they had depended upon the __________.
birds and animals
In winter, the American Indians hunted __________ and ___________ lived on stored foods from the previous fall.
In ____________, the American Indians hunted, fished, and picked berries.
In ___________, the American Indians grew crops (beans, corn, and squash).
In fall, the American Indians _______ ________ and hunted for foods to preserve and keep for the winter.
animal skins (deerskin)
What did the American Indians use for clothing?
materials around them
What did the American Indians use for shelter?
farmed, hunted, and fished
Native people of the past _______, ________, and _______ for food.
Native people of the past made home using __________ resources.
Today, most native people live like other _________.
__________ study all kinds of material evidence left by people from the past.
What was the name of the large Indian town used by Indian leaders for several hundred years before the English settlers came?
Where was the headquarters of the leader, Powhatan, located in 1607?
What became the first permanent English settlement in North America?
American Indian people
Who has lived in Virginia for thousands of years?
English, African, and Indians
Archaeologists have discovered the site of the original Jamestown fort. The recovered artifacts five archaeologists clues about the interactions of ________, ___________, and ____________ in early Virginia.
How many American Indian tribes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia today?
In all parts of Virginia
Where do the American Indians, who can trace their family histories back to well before 1607, continue to live today in Virginia?
What current state-recognized American Indian tribe is located in the Piedmont region?
What are the names of the current state-recognized American Indian tribes in Virginia?
In what region of Virginia are the Chickahominy, Eastern Chickahominy, Mattaponi, Nasemond, Pamunkey, Rappahannock, and Upper Mattaponi state-recognized American Indian tribes located?
Coastal Plain (Tidewater) region