Native Americans

Report
Native Americans
Carefully examine the transparency of the Canadian forest. Imagine
you have suddenly been placed in this environment, and you must
survive there for a year. In the space below, describe the shelter you
would build, the clothing you would make to protect yourself from the
elements, and the tools you would create to acquire food. Tell why you
designed the items the way you did. Mention the natural resources you
would use.
Development of
Native American Culture
Migrated from Asia
• Encouraged by pursuit of big
game hunting
• Traveled across the Bering Strait
• Migrated approximately 20,000—
50,000 years ago
Migrated into
8 Geographic Regions
•
•
•
•
• Southwest
California
Northwest Coast • Great Plains
• Eastern
Plateau
Woodlands
Great Basin
• Southeast
Adapted to Environment
• Built shelter using
materials from
surroundings
• Managed
freshwater
resources
responsibly
• Developed special
tools for hunting
and food
production
• Produced clothing
compatible with
environment
Created unique Cultures
Comanche
Hopi
Inuit
Sioux
Nez Perce
Cherokee

similar documents