The Artic Indians

The Artic Indians

Author: Marlene Lopez

H.S.S.5.1 Students describe the major pre-Columbian settlements including the cliff dwellers and pueblo people of the desert Southwest, the American Indians of the Pacific Northwest, the nomadic nations of the Great Plains, and the woodland peoples east of the Mississippi River.

5.1.1 Describe how geography and climate influenced the way various nations lived and adjusted to the natural environment, including locations of villages, the distinct structures that they built, and how they obtained food, clothing, tools, and utensils.

5.1.2 Describe their varied customs and folklore traditions.

5.1.3 Explain their varied economies and systems of government.

Grade Level: 5th 

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Information on the Artic Indians

Here is a link to the lives of the Aleut and Inuit Indian tribes.

Images on the Artic Way of Life

Informational website on the Artic Indians

Informational text on the Artic Indians.