A Timeline History of Early American Indian Peoples by Diane Marczely Gimpel

By Diane Marczely Gimpel

Enormous quantities, even hundreds of thousands, of years prior to Europeans arrived in North the US, American Indians had made their houses the following. those many teams tailored to the various lands and climates of what could later develop into the USA. every one team constructed its personal tradition and heritage.

When settlers from Britain, France, Spain, and Russia arrived, the rookies interacted with American Indians in several methods. a few engaged in exchange, whereas others attempted to enslave American Indian peoples or to take over their territories. Many conflicts arose because the assorted teams fought over land and assets. The colonization in their land replaced the lives of yankee Indians ceaselessly.

Explore the background of the numerous American Indian peoples who predated the USA. music the $64000 occasions and turning issues that formed their cultures either earlier than and after the arriving of eu explorers, investors, and colonists.

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Chinook American Indians traded salmon as well as furs, canoes, shells, and slaves among other tribes. They even had a form of currency made from shells. Traders from different tribes communicated by using a special trading language known as Chinook Jargon. The language was based on a Chinookan language, but tribes all over the Pacific Coast spoke it. Chinook American Indians used dentalia shells as a form of currency. 1790 1795 1800 1792: Spain establishes the first nonnative settlement in what is now Washington State.

Older generations of American Indians have handed down their sense of independence as peoples to younger generations. They have also passed along their traditions. Their efforts help ensure that these societies will live on for many years to come. Government buildings such as this one in Window Rock, Arizona, are a common sight on reservations. Many American Indian groups have established governments to manage their own communities. 1932: Under the Dawes Act, white settlers acquire two-thirds of the land previously reserved for American Indians.

Each building could house several families. N ORTHWEST COAST PEOPLES American Indians spear salmon in the Columbia River. 30 Because the Northwest Coast peoples did not record historical information and dates in the same way as Europeans, several of the dates on this timeline concern their early contact with Europeans. 1000 1000: Heavy woodworking tools are in common use along the Northwest Coast. 1500 1500s: Early European explorers reach the coast of modern-day Oregon. 1765 People also used cedar for dugout canoes, totem poles, other carvings, and even clothing.

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