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  • Native Americans
    • The development of a people
  • Migration
    • People migrated from current day Russia to Alaska and the rest of North America
    • Traveled over the Beringia, the wide bridge of land between Asia and North America
    • People followed the animals who migrated for food because the climate and natural resources were changing
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  • Adaptation
    • As the climate changed, food sources (mammals) died out.
    • Became hunter-gatherers:
      • Catching smaller animals, fishing more and collecting edible plants and seeds
    • As people found new food sources, they found use for other natural resources also
  • Adaptation
  • Adaptation
  • Using Natural Resources
    • Native Americans used the natural resources for food, clothing and shelter.
    • Far north:
      • Used animal skins for warm, hooded clothing
      • Made goggles out of bone with slits in them to block sun glare
      • Built houses with driftwood and animal skins
      • Built igloos out of blocks of snow (temporary)
  • Using Natural Resources
  • Using Natural Resources
    • In the warmer climates:
      • Gathered wild plants for food
      • Raised crops like corn
      • These crops enabled them to stay in one place
      • Beginnings of first villages and towns
  • Shared Beliefs
    • No matter where they were located, all Native American’s had similar beliefs:
      • Respected and worshipped nature
      • Did not believe that land could be owned as private property
      • Did not waste anything taken from nature