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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.