Indians were following the animals they hunted.
Indians were searching for new homes
Indians were following ancient trails.
Indians heard stories of faraway lands.
Gulf of Mexico
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There are many museums here
Students are interested in sharks
Alabama has sandy soil
At one time much of the state was under water
Clay mixed with limestone make pottery stronger
Alabama Native Americans were skilled pottery makers
Pottery was used by the Indians for storing and cooking food
Bowls were shaped by hand and placed in a hot fire
Paleo Indians were hunters and gatherers
Paleo Indians came to Alabama 12,000 years ago.
Indian made camps in caves and under rock overhangs
Stone make the best spear points
Percussion, pressure flaking, abrasion
Abrasion, pressure flaking, percussion
Percussion, abrasion, pressure flaking
Pressure flaking, percussion, abrasion
The floodplain's rich soil produced the best crops
The Mississippeans grew corn, beans, and squash
Farming was very important to the Mississippeans
Crops were used to feed the priests, chiefs, and their families
Mississippeans preserved their harvest to feed people during the winter months.
Sunflowers grow tall and can be harvested by their seeds.
Corn and beans were harvested by many different Native American groups
Mississippians were good hunters
Paleo Indian, Archaic Indian, Mississippian, Woodland
Woodland, Archaic Indian, Paleo Indian, Mississippian
Archaic Indian, Paleo Indian, Woodland, Mississippian
Paleo Indian, Archaic Indian, Woodland, Mississippian
The Moundville Indians collected shells from the Gulf Coast..
The Moundville Indians traded with Indians from the Great Lakes area.
Trading was important tot he Indians of Moundville
The Moundville Indians traded for soapstone
Thousands of people helped to build the mounds.
The mounds contain human remains and pottery from long ago.
The building process continued for 200 years.
Dirt was carried in baskets to the building site.