Early Native American Life
About the Early Native American Life Lesson
A lesson about how the environment affected early Native American tribes.
• to compare traditions, beliefs and values of Native Americans;
• to understand vocabulary critical to the meaning of the text;
• to understand the cultural universals of place, time and family life;
• to understand how the environment influenced the development of native cultural lifestyles, traditions and beliefs.
Thousands of years ago much of the earth was covered in ice. It was called the Ice Age. The people who lived during the ice age were called nomads. Nomads did not stay in once place to live; they moved with the animals that they hunted. They used the animals they followed and hunted for food, shelter, and clothing.