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Way of life in 1500 – How did the cultures differ between the Iroquoians and the Algonquians?

Way of Life in 1500- How did cultures differ between the Iroquoians and Algonquians?

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Note: this is a variation of the previous Activity on Occupying Territory that instead concentrates more on concepts like “way of life, economic activities, political structures, roles of women and men, habitat, diet, dress” for both the Algonquian  and Iroquois territories around 1500.   It asks students to Establish Facts, and then to compare Differences and Similarities between societies. 


[Note also that a similar Cartograf activity is available at Indigenous Territories around 1500. | Français ici.]