Monday, August 4, 2014

Movie Review: Native Peoples of the Woodlands

Native Peoples of the Woodlands: Exploring Our Past, 2007.  This movie is narrated by the native American singer Joanne Shenandoah.  The Native Peoples of the Woodlands are those who lived in the Northeast United States, extending up into Canada.  This included the Creek, Iroquois, Algonquian and Shawnee.  The lived in wigwams, rounded framed house with a bark exterior.  The also live in long houses.  The most impressive part of this movie was to see and actual long house.  These where large multifamily structures.  The were made in the same was, but were massive, sometimes 300 feet. 

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