3.2.1-4 Students describe the American Indian nations in their local region long ago
and in the recent past.Describe national identities, religious beliefs, customs, and various folklore
traditions. Discuss the ways in which physical geography, including climate, influenced how
the local Indian nations adapted to their natural environment (e.g., how they obtained
food, clothing, tools). Describe the economy and systems of government, particularly those with tribal
constitutions, and their relationship to federal and state governments.Discuss the interaction of new settlers with the already established Indians of the region.