Prehistoric Indians-Adena

The Adena lived in 800 B.C.

The Adena tribe lived in 800 BC and they were located in PA, W VA, KY, and IN. They ate sunflower seeds, goosefeet plant, and squash. They made pottery like stone bowls, wooden s, and clay pots. They used pottery to store things in the winter. Corn was not a big crop for a long time. They used weapons like spears, bones, and arrow heads. The Adena men would paint tatoose before going out to hunt.These Adena people frequently built conical earstrn mounds over the graves of their deceasesed relitaves .These mounds can range in size from only 2-3 feet in height to structures nearly 70 feet and 300 feet in diameter