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Louisiana Native American Tribes
Terms in this set (21)
Which tribe lived in villages of single-family houses arranged around a town square?
Which tribe had a grand leader who was called the Great Sun because the people believed he was a descendent of the sun?
What group was made up of different tribes?
Which culture believed that the first humans rose from the sea in an oyster shell?
Which tribe made pottery, bows and hides?
Which tribe had men that farmed while the women hunted for food?
in the same area of Louisiana that Poverty Point people once lived
Where did the Tunica tribe live?
in the central part of Louisiana
Where did the Natchez tribe live?
They both lived in regions of Louisiana that bordered the Gulf of Mexico.
Where did the Atakapa and the Chitimacha tribes live?
the northwest region of Louisiana
Where did the Caddo tribe live?
the southwest region of Louisiana
Where did the Atakapa tribe live?
it bordered Mississippi on two sides
What was special about where the Muskogean tribe lived?
According to historians, how many Native American tribes have lived in Louisiana?
Historic Native American tribes began the process of domesticating and growing plants (FARMERS)
What was the major change between the Poverty Point People and the Historic Native American tribes?
The Historic Native American Tribes farmed many crops, but what did they NOT farm?
The environment did not supply enough resources to meet their needs
Why did the Historic Native American Tribes begin to change the environment?
The crops were used to feed the people and allow them to stay in one location
Why were the crops that the Historical Native American tribes grew beneficial to them?
The environment in Louisiana had
~a warm humid climate
~a good supply of water
~nutrient rich soil
Why were the Native American tribes able to grow crops on a large scale?
1. created tools, weapons, axes
2. traded with other tribes
What did Poverty Point People and Native American Tribes have in common?
1. Historic Native Americans grew plants and the Poverty Point People did not
2.Poverty Point People traveled along the bayous and Historic Native Americans did not
What are some DIFFERENCES of Poverty Point People and Native American Tribes?
1. Both ruled by a chief
2. Both cooked using heated clay balls
3. Both traded with other people
4. Both hunters and gatherers
5. Both used the resources they had near them
What are some SIMILARITIES of Poverty Point People and Native American Tribes?