The North American Natives

North American Natives

Anasazi

Constructed dams, ditches, canals, and this traps rain from the tops of Mesa. Houses made out of adobe, stone, they were apartment like structures, Chaco Canyon made a massive complex over 1000 people. From pueblo Bonito built roads for the Trading Networks.

Adena

Lived in Ohio Valley, around 700 BC, grew squash, sunflowers, gourds, and barley. Produces exquisite copper jewelry, and fine pottery, burial mounds were made of log structures.

Pictures of Hopewell, Mississippians, Adena.

Hopewell and Adena were both specified as "Mound Builders" .

Hopewell

Hopewell arrived in Ohio around 300 BC. They built mounds tall as 40 feet tall and 100 feet wide. Some artifacts found were suggested in extensive trade network.

Mississippians

They arrived in Mississippi Valley by 800 AD, and they had many foods too. They increased population because they needed more food for the land. Chokias massive mound was up to 10,000 people!