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Native Americans

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Although there were literally hundreds of different Native American tribes and groups, here are the "main six" that we talked about this year:

HOPI: Desert Southwest, pueblos/adobe, Death Valley, hot

INUIT:  Cold north Arctic, Alaska/Canada, igloos, hunted whale/fish/polar bear

KWAKIUTL: Pacific Northwest, totem poles, rivers/dugout canoes, fished, harpooned whales

PAWNEE:  Plains, tepees, moved a lot following the buffalo

SEMINOLE:  Swamps of Florida, chickees, hot

IROQUOIS/CHEROKEE:  Eastern woodlands, GA to NY, slash-and-burn farming, hunted deer, gathered berries



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