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SS - Chapter 3 - Lesson 1- Early Communities

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corn
What was the Natchez' most important crop?
culture
What is the way of life, or the beliefs, ideas, and language of a group of people called?
adapt
What means to change the way you live?
mounds
What did the Louisiana Indians build to hold ceremonies?
The Great Sun
Who was the king and god of the Natchez Indians?
They used natural resources such as wooden poles, mud, leaves, grass, sticks.
What did the Louisiana Indians use to build their shelters?
environment
What is the air, water, soil, and living things around us called?
ceremony
What is a formal act or event that honors a people's beliefs?
They told stories and sang songs.
How did the Natchez Indians record their beliefs?
They ate deer, fish, corn, beans, pumpkins.
What did the Louisiana Indians eat?
natural resources
On what did the Louisiana Indians depend for food, clothing, and shelter?
Native Americans
Who were the first people to live in Louisiana?
Natchez Indians
Which Indians lived along the MIssissippi River?
They used natural resources.
How did the Louisiana Indians adapt to their environments?
Caddo, Tunica, Natchez
List 3 Indian groups that lived in Louisiana by 1700.
They used natural resources to meet all of their needs for living.
Why did the Indians have such a deep respect for nature?