The Powhatan Indians of the Eastern Woodland Region S.O.L.’s 2.2 and 2.4
Homes of the Powhatan Indians • Wood and Bark Houses • Wigwams, Lodges, and Longhouses
How did the Powhatan Indians travel? • Walked • Paddled Canoes
How did they survive? • They were fishermen, hunters, and farmers.
What types of food did they eat? • They ate corn, beans, squash, turkey, bear, and deer.
What was the weather like in the Eastern Woodland region? • Mild Winters • Hot, humid Summers
Land • Rivers • Hills • Mountains • Coastland
What type of plant life would you see? • Forests • Variety of plant life
What did the Powhatan Indians use the forest for? • They built tools their homes, and canoes from forest materials.
Let’s Review: • 1. What were the homes of the Powhatan Indians called? • 2. Where did the Powhatan Indians live? • 3. How did the Powhatan Indians travel? • 4. What types of foods did they eat? • 5. What was their land like?