Environment for the Tribes of the Eastern Woodlands
Hello. We are the Eastern Woodlands tribes of North America. Our region is surrounded by forest and wilderness.
Food Source for the Tribes Eastern Woodlands
The Eastern Woodlands consisted of the Northeast region. There were many forests and rivers there, so this enviroment provided may of the things the tribes needed to survive.
The diet for these tribes consisted mostly of deer, bear, and rabbit. These animals were common in this region. They were hunted with the bow and arrow. The arrow head was often made of stone. The animal skin was used for clothes.
The tribes of the Eastern Woodlands are the Iroquois, Waponag, Cree, and Algonquin. The people of the Eastern Woodlands often lived in either a wigwam or longhouse. Wigwams were made for a single family, while longhouses were made for many. Women were farmers and took care of the children, while men were the hunters and rope makers. Food was stored in underground rooms, like a refrigerator. Some towns or villages were either war or peace towns, although peace towns sometimes engaged in fighting.