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Title: The Cherokee group


1
The Cherokee group
  • By Joseph, Miranda, Joci

2
Environment
  • Geographic location
  • Southeast United States
  • Present day Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, North
    Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama

  • ByJoseph

3
Environment
  • Physical features
  • Appalachian Mountains
  • Ohio River, Tennessee River, Cumberland River,
    Wabash River,
  • Elevation 500-1,000ft., 1,000 -2,000 ft., 2,000
    - 5,000ft., A tiny bit of 10,000 Ft.
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Piedmont Plateau
  • many caves
    ByJoseph, Joci and Miranda

4
Environment
  • Climate
  • hot and wet summer
  • mild and damp winter
  • 40-80 inches of rain a year
  • Natural Resources
  • Animals deer, bear, fish and turkey
  • Oil, Coal

  • ByJoseph, Joci, and Miranda

5
Environment
  • Vegetation
  • corn, wheat, rice, squash, beans, potatoes,
    melons, pumpkins, berries, nuts, fruits, greens
    and herbs
  • Forests with mixed broadleaf trees Maples, Oaks,
    Birches, Sycamores and Cottonwoods

  • ByJoseph

6
Tools that they use
  • fishing hooks carved from bone
  • spears
  • bows and arrows
  • traps made of wood
  • handwoven nets made from plant fibers
  • blow guns made out of river cane
  • darts made out of locust wood
  • needles made of bone
  • tomahawk for war
    ByJoseph

7
Tools that they use continued
  • baskets made from cane stalks
  • hoes made from flat stones, sticks and leather
  • mats made from cane stalks
  • pots, jars and bowls made from clay
  • canoes and pipes made from wood

  • ByJoseph

8
Why did they need these tools
  • to get food
  • to make clothing
  • for fighting and war

  • ByJoseph

9
Who made these tools?
  • Men made tools and weapons
  • Women made baskets, hoe, mats, pots, bowls, and
    jars

  • ByJoseph

10
Other important information about tools
  • They used darts to catch rabbits and deer
  • A favorite tool for chipping arrowheads
  • into their shape was the deer antler

  • ByJoseph

11
Shelter
  • The Cherokee have 2 different homes, a Winter
    home and a Summer home
  • Cherokee villages are arranged with the Council
    House in the middle of the village
  • ByJoci
    and Miranda

12
What was the shelter made of ?
  • The Summer home was made of logs, twitch grass,
    saplings, and bamboo-like cane grass
  • The Winter home was made of thick mud walls, and
    had a fire in the center of the house

  • ByJoci and Miranda

13
Who was responsible for building the house ?
  • The Whole Family
  • By Joci and Miranda

14
What the House looked Like
  • Hay roof, bark shingles
  • clay walls
  • no windows
  • smoke hole on the roof
  • small doorway covered in animal skin
  • Circle Shaped ByJoci

15
  • Food

16
What Kinds Of Food The Cherokee Ate
  • Plants Plums, Berries, Mushrooms, Grapes, Wild
    Potatoes, Wild Greens, Nuts, Corn, Beans, Squash,
    Sunflower Seeds, Honey, Maple Syrup
  • Animals Deer, Elk, Beer, Buffalo, Birds,
    Squirrels, Frogs, Fish, Mussels, Crayfish,
    Rabbits, Groundhogs
    ByJoci

17
How The Cherokee Got Their Food

Arrows, Bows
Blow Guns
Traps
Fishing




ByJoci
18
Who Got/Cooked The Food
  • Men/Boys Hunted the food
  • Women/Girls grew the food and cooked it
  • The Cherokee used fire to cook the food


  • ByJoci

19
  • Clothing

20
Cherokee Clothing
  • All the clothes were made from animal skins
  • Children under 8 wore no clothes at all
  • Women and older girls wore deerskin skirts
    wrapped around their waists

  • ByMiranda

21
Clothes continued
  • Men and older boys wore deerskin shirts and
    breechclouts
  • In Winter men wore animal skins, such as bear,
    panther, and beaver.
  • The fur from the skin would be in the inside of
    the clothes to make it warm

  • ByMiranda
  • A band of
    deerskin hung from a belt at the waist

22
Clothing continued continued
  • In the Winter girls wore skirts made of buffalo
    calfskin
  • Also they wore deerskin shirts decorated with
    small turkey feathers

  • ByMiranda

23
Who made the clothes?
  • The women made the clothes
  • Needles were made of bone to sew

  • ByMiranda

24
Clothing decorations
  • Boys and girls also used shell beads, stone
    disks, porcupine quills, and animal hair to
    decorate clothes.

  • ByMiranda

25
What kind of jewelry was worn?
  • Women wore necklaces, bracelets, and anklets
  • They made their jewelry from shells, seeds, bone,
    animal teeth, stones, and feathers.

  • By Miranda

26
Jewelry for men!
  • Men wore armbands made of leather or copper
  • Men also used hair decorations such as feathers

  • By Miranda

27
Bibliography
  1. Santella Andrew, The Cherokee, Scholastic Library
    Publishing, 2001
  2. Bial, Raymond, The Cherokee, Marshall Cavendish
    Corporation, 1999
  3. Roop Peter, Connie Roop, If You lived With The
    Cherokee, Scholastic Inc., 1998
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