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  • 1. Early People Chapter 2: New York Native Americans
  • 2.
    • Who were the first people in the America’s and how did they get here?
    A. Native Americans (nomads)
    • They migrated from Asia for hunting purposes (follow animals)
    • Started agriculture (farming)
    • Spoke Iroquoian or Algonquian languages
    • Lived in many tribes
  • 3.  
  • 4. II. Who were the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee)? People of the Longhouse
    • Iroquois Way of Life
      • Located in Northern and Western New York.
      • Lived in Longhouses
        • 1-20 families
        • No windows
        • 2 families per section
        • Palisades surrounded the village
  • 5.  
  • 6.
    • Trading- extremely important between villages
    • Wampum- was used to make agreements
    • Three Sisters – Corn, squash, beans
  • 7.
    • Family Life
      • Each person belonged to many tribes but only 1 clan (close family)
      • Clans- turtle, bear, wolf, eel, hawk, heron, deer, beaver, eagle
      • Your clan was determined by your mother
      • Women- owned crops and longhouses
      • Chose the chief (sachem)
      • Most respected was Clan Mother
  • 8. C. League of Five Nations 2. Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida and Mohawk join together to form 1 government (confederacy) working for peace.
    • Grand Council - leaders from each tribe was voted to meet to make laws, decide wars, etc… for the nation
    • Tuscaroras joined in 1700’s
    1. Hiawatha & Iroquois legend
  • 9.
    • Who were the Algonquians?
    • Thought to be 1 st to migrate to New York
    • A. Algonquian way of life
    • 1. Located in southeastern N.Y.
    • 2. Lived in longhouses & wigwams
    • 3. Known for making excellent canoes
  • 10. B. Family Life
    • Tribes – Delaware, Wappinger, Montauk, Mahican
    • Lived in clans named from nature
    • Clan determined by mother’s side
    • No unity – each tribe controlled by its leader
  • 11.  
  • 12. IV. What similarities did the Iroquois and Algonquian have?
    • Location
    • Villages on hills near streams and rivers
    • Today –Reservations (Akwesasne Reservation)
    • Clothing
    • Deerskin, fur, feathers, porcupine quills
    • Natural Resources & Heritage
    • Take from nature only what is needed
    • Share everything with tribe members
    • Lacrosse
  • 13.
    • Division of labor
    • Men- make weapons, hunt, fish, clear fields for crops, built homes
    • Women- raise children, crops, cook, take shelters apart
    • Children – learn by watching and listening to traditions