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What did the Eastern woodlands use?

Most of the Eastern Woodlands Indians relied on agriculture, cultivating the “three sisters”—corn, beans, and squash. All made tools for hunting and fishing, like bows and arrows and traps, and developed specialized tools for tasks like making maple sugar and harvesting wild rice.

What kind of art did the Eastern woodlands make?

The Woodlands populations produced a range of functional artworks, most significantly birch-bark canoes, birch-bark architecture, pottery, quillwork, beadwork, animal-skin clothing, woodcarving, stone sculpture, and basketry.

What did the Eastern woodlands use for transportation?

Birch bark canoes were a very useful and easy way to transport from place to place in the spring and summer. Birch bark canoes were very light and swift in the water. Snowshoes! In the winter, the Eastern Woodland Indians used snowshoes and tobbogans to get around when there was lots of snow.

Which tribe migrated based on the seasons?

The Shoshone people were very mobile and skilled at hunting and gathering, and with each change of the season they migrated to obtain the food and other resources they depended on to survive.

How many tribes lived in the eastern woodlands?

The Eastern Woodlands is one of six cultural areas of Indigenous peoples in Canada….Eastern Woodlands Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Article by Charles A. Bishop
Updated by Zach Parrott

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