Which geographic features would have facilitated trade?

https://www.freeworldmaps.net/northamerica/united-states/map.html ? Look at the map Native American Peoples, c. 1500. o Click on the map to enlarge it until it fills your screen. o Study the map legend carefully, noting Culture Areas, Trade Goods, and Trade Routes. o According to the map legend, which of the cultural groups would have engaged in agriculture? o Did most trade routes run North/South or East/ West? What is the most plausible explanation for this? o On the eve of European contact, Native American tribes spread across the North American continent and encompassed a range of different cultures, languages, and religious beliefs. Trade goods exchanged among these diverse groups furnished avenues of communication across the continent. According to this map, which geographic features presented barriers to trade? Which geographic features would have facilitated trade? o View the NBC Learn videos A Look at American Indian Religions and Iroquois Confederacy (links to these are found in the module). Explain why maps and geography are important. 2. View artist rendering of the opening scene of the film Last of the Mohicans and read the dialogue associated with the scene (see AVP Slide 19 titled, Spiritual Nature of the Hunt). Explain how Chingachgooks treatment of the deer he killed illustrates this modules discussion of Native American spirituality? 3. Click the Pearson Materials link under Start Here, and then, click on Pima Creation Story. After reading the story, write your cultures creation story. Compare and contrast the Pima creation story with your own. Are there more similarities or more differences? What do you think is most outlandish or unlikely about the Pima creation story? What would a Pima find most outlandish or unlikely about your cultures creation story? 4. Compare and contrast the Native American rites of passage discussed in this module with the rites of passage present in our society today. What does understanding these differences teach us about the importance of the SLU core value of respect?