This informative book describes the many Native nations that lived in the eastern Great Lakes region in the seventeenth century. Beautiful images depict the daily lives of these peoples, including housing, transportation, and methods of finding food. Nations of the Eastern Great Lakes also shows children how European contact changed the lives of these nations and how these peoples live today. Vivid images and detailed text describe:
• the Haudenosaunee confederacy, the Wendat confederacy, and the other nations and confederacies in the region
• family relations and clan organization
• farming, hunting, fishing, and gathering techniques
• trade between nations and the use of wampum
• contact with Europeans and their impact on the lives of the Native people
Teacher’s guide available.