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Prehistoric Indians

The Archaic Indians in Alabama

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Creator:

Lisa O'Neil


School/Organization:

Stephens Elementary School

Alexander City School District

Overview:

Information podcast of the Native people in Alabama during the Archaic period.  It features Russell Cave,  which digs have revealed that native peoples used this area as a winter shelter as well as a permanent shelter for years.  It shows artifacts that were uncovered during the digs that were left behind by the native people which give us a glimpse into their lives.


Length: 4:06

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Archeology: Can You Dig It?

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SS2010 (3) Geographic and Historical Studies: People, Places, and Regions
13. Describe prehistoric and historic American Indian cultures, governments, and economics in Alabama. (Alabama)
Examples: prehistoric—Paleo-Indian, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian
historic—Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek (Alabama)
  • Identifying roles of archaeologists and paleontologists
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    SS2010 (5) United States Studies: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
    3. Distinguish differences among major American Indian cultures in North America according to geographic region, natural resources, community organization, economy, and belief systems.
  • Locating on a map American Indian nations according to geographic region
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