You will be learning about a selected tribe of American Indians. Below are some links to begin your exploration and some topics to consider in your research.

List of American Indian Tribes

Illinois Tribe

Britannica Online

Community
- Who were the leaders of the tribe?
- How did they educate their people?
- What were their families like?

Beliefs & Customs
- What were the basic beliefs of the tribe?
- What did they celebrate?
- How did they celebrate?
- What did they value?
-Did they have any special traditions?

Architecture & Art
- What kind of homes did they live in?
- What did these homes look like?
- How were their villages set up?
- What kind of art did they create?
- What did they use/ how did they create the art?
- What kind of meanings were associated with the art?

Influence of location/environment
- What was the climate like in the region where the tribe lived?
- What resources did the tribe use to survive? How did they use these resources?
- What did they eat?
- How did they hunt/gather food?

Relationships with other tribes
- Did they have any conflicts with other groups?
- What were conflicts/disagreements about?
- Did they have any allies?