IMPORTANCE OR TREES
NORTHWEST COASTAL PEOPLE
CIVILIZATIONS
PEOPLE OF THE ARCTIC
HOUSING RESOURCES

100

Reasons why trees were more important to the people of the Northwest Coastal and Eastern Woodland Indians than to the Plains Indians:
There were no large forests on the plains.

100

What other resources did the Northwest Coastal people that were imporotant to them?
whales provided them with food and other materials

100

What are features that are common to most civilizations?
1. Ways of life; culture

100

How did the people of the Arctic learn to adapt their shelters to the resources that were available
Because there were no trees, they used blocks of snow or ice in winter to build igloos.

100

Natural resource used to make tepees
animal skins stretched over wooden poles, so animals and wood

200

Reason 2:
They used trees for food.

200

2.
Salmon was an important staple that could be dried for storage or trade.

200

2.
Religion

200

2.
Summer homes were made from sod.

200

Natural resource used to make longhouses
trees: trunk to make poles; leaves and branches for roof and walls

300

Reason 3:
They used these trees to make tools.

300

3.

300

3.
language and the arts

300

3.
Also in summertime, tents were used that were made from sealskin.

300

Natural resource used to build Pueblo homes
adobe bricks (mud, clay, sticks)

400

Reason 4:
They used the trees to make canoes.

400

BONUS...
400 free points!!!!!!

400

4.
Education and government

400

Name for the people of the Arctic.
Inuit or Eskimo

400

Spanish for village
pueblo

500

Reason 5:
They used trees to make their homes...their longhouses.

500

BONUS!!!
500 free points!!!!

500

Name some of the unique features of the earliest civilizations we have read about and discussed.
Things unique and interesting about the Mayas, the Iriquois, the Inuits, the Mound Builders, the Eastern Woodland people, the Plains, the Pueblo, the Northwestern Coastal, etc.

500

Name of a ceremonial dinner where members of the tribe give gifts in honor of someone.
Potlatch

500

BONUS!!!
500 free points