||council, woodland, traps, pots, posts, bands, cows, lived, west, died, squash, also, language, idea, land, shape
||North Carolina, South Carolina
In the mountains of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee, lived the Cherokee. They were what we call woodland Indians.
Some people think the Cherokee made the first clay pots. They would dig the clay. Then they would shape it. When it was dry, they baked it in the fire.
Clay pots were used by people who did not move around much. They lived in one main place. They would cook or store corn in the pots.
The Cherokee made villages to live in. They had 30 to 60 homes in each village. It might take a whole day to walk to the next village.
In the middle of each village was a big house. This was the council house. That was where the people held meetings.Paragraphs 6 to 15:
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