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8 08, 2017

Native American food – North America – pemmican and succotash

By |2019-09-13T06:44:09-07:00August 8th, 2017|Native American|19 Comments

Native American food: Inuit carving of a sea lion Hunting and gathering wild food Early on, until about 2000 BC, people in North America ate only wild foods that they could hunt or gather. More about gathering Paleo-Indians in North America All our Native American articles Salmon, wapato, pine nuts and acorn flour These foods varied according to the environment where [...]

8 08, 2017

Cherokee food – What did Cherokee people eat?

By |2019-09-14T06:38:15-07:00August 8th, 2017|Native American|9 Comments

Cherokee food: Corn on the cob The Three Sisters People who lived in the Cherokee nation were mostly farmers. They ate mainly corn and beans and squash (the "Three Sisters") that they grew in their fields. More about the Three Sisters Cherokee history All Native American articles How did the Cherokee cook corn? They made the corn into flat breads like tacos and tortillas [...]

8 08, 2017

Three Sisters – corn, beans, and squash

By |2018-04-07T17:05:27-07:00August 8th, 2017|Economy, Food, Native American|0 Comments

Corn, beans, and squash growing together When people in South America began to farm corn and beans and squash, they worked out a system for growing all three plants in the same field that was good for all of the plants and made them grow better than they would have on their own. Women planted the corn first, [...]