Native Americans in North Carolina The Cherokee Indians By: Tiquesha Wright & Silas Piggott The Foods They Ate • • The woman harvested • Crops of corn • • Beans • • squash • • sunflowers • recipes included cornbread, soups, and stews cooked on stone hearths. The men hunted Deer (ahawi) Wild turkeys Fish in the river (atsadi) Pictures of Their Foods • Corn • Beans Harvest Foods Cherokee People History The History of the Cherokee Indians • The Cherokee Indians were farming people. • The Cherokee tribe spoke 23 dialects of Tsalagi. • They lived in Georgia, S.C, Virgina, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Columbian Exchange • New food and fiber crops were introduced to Eurasia and Africa, improving diets and fomenting trade there. • The Columbian Exchange people started bringing drugs, coffee, sugar, and tobacco use to many millions of people. Drugs that the Cherokee People Did • Cocaine • • • Marijuana Weed Coffee, Sugar & Tobacco • • Sugar Coffee beans Tobacco Shelter • The Cherokee Indians lived in log houses with mud and grass to seal the walls. • They lived in settled villages, mostly by the rivers. Maps of the Cherokee Indians The map shows the Marches of the Army Under Col. Andrew Williams in 1776 against the Cherokee Nation of Indians. This is a new & accurate map of the province of the North and South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Kentucky.