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American Indians Southeast, Northeast, and Plains Regions 3 rd Grade Georgia Standards
Southeast Food • Corn, beans, dried fruit, pumpkin, nuts, rabbits, opossums, deer, potatoes, turkeys Clothing • Made of rabbit and deer skin, porcupine quills used for jewelry Shelter • Beehive (Thatch) houses, chickees, waddle and daub houses • Made of grass and dried mud, tree limbs
Northeast Food • Squirrels, raccoon, deer, bears, beavers, corn, pumpkin, squash, beans, shellfish Clothing • Skirt cloths in the summer, fur parkas in the winter. Made of deer skin, rabbit skin, and bear skin Shelter • Longhouses - made of tree bark, mostly used by tribes who did not move around • Wigwams - made of woven mats and birchbark, used by tribes who moved more frequently
Plains (Midwest) Food • Buffalo, deer, elk, antelopes, wolves, corn, pumpkin, squash Clothing • Animal skin leggings and cloths around their waists, women would wear dresses made of deer skin, in the winter they would wear buffalo skin to keep warm Shelter • Teepees made of buffalo hide and wooden frame, used by tribes who moved more frequently • grass houses made of wooden frame and prairie grass
Critical Thinking… How did the American Indian tribes in these regions use their environment, the land around them, and nature to survive? Be specific and use details.
Standards • SS 3 H 1 Describe early American Indian cultures and their development in North America. • a. Locate the regions where American Indians settled in North America: Arctic, Northwest Southwest, Plains, Northeast, and Southeast. • b. Compare and contrast how American Indians in each region used their environment to obtain food, clothing, and shelter. • c. Discuss how American Indians continue to contribute to American life (e. g. , arts, literature).
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