Cherokee

Tribe

A Cherokee House

Ways of Life

Hunting

-Hunted wild turkeys, deer, and bears.

-They also fished.

Housing

-Made their house of mud and bark.

-Hogans made of logs, bark, and clay.

-Also made of river cane and plaster.

Tools

-Bows

-Blowguns

-Spears

Roles

-Farming

-Chief

Facts

-Men wore breechcloths and leggings.

-Woman wore wraparound skirts and poncho style blouses.

-Sequoyah made a alphabet for the Cherokee tribe.

Culture

  • Canoes were a specially important for Cherokee transportation.
  • They used a pipe carving, river cane baskets, ground art, pottery.
  • They speak Cherokee Indian language.
  • A traditional of the Cherokees is telling fairy tales one is the Origin of strawberries and Cherokee mythology.

Fun Facts

  • Made log dugout canoes
  • Dogs as pack animals
  • Harvested crops and gathered berries

Questions

Name two tools Cherokee people use?

What are things Cherokee people hunt?

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