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The Indigenous Peoples of Garrett County Collection includes resources and materials detailing the history and culture of the Indian Tribes native to Garrett County. Garrett County, and all of Maryland, historically home to a number of nomadic tribes, with experts unsure how many. However, a small group of Shawnee Indians have made Garrett County their permanent home. This collection contains images, books, and monographs on not the local Shawnee Indians, but many of the other tribes that traveled through the county or once called Maryland home.
Eastern Woodland Indians: Native American People of the Forest
Eastern Woodland Indians
Archaeological Collections in Maryland
This website features archaeological sites in Maryland that were previously occupied by Woodland Indians.
Educator's Guide - Hall of Eastern Woodlands Indians
Educator's guide for the American Museum of Natural History's Hall of Eastern Woodlands Indians.
Hall of Eastern Woodlands Indians
Virtual and physical exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History that focuses on the traditional cultures of the Native American cultures, including the Iroquois, Mohegans, Ojibwas, and Crees living in North America through the early 20th century.
Infinity of Nations - History of the Woodlands
Art and history in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian, relating to the Woodland Indians.
Native American Archaeological Periods
North American archaeology divides the history of pre-Columbian North America into a number of periods from the earliest-known human habitation through the early exploration of the New World by Europeans. The Legends of America website lists and describes these different archaeological periods.
Native American Indians - Catoctin Mountain
Archeologists have found evidence of rhyolite quarry sites and base camps related to hunting or kill sites in Catoctin Mountain Park. The mountain's resources provided Native Americans with materials for tools, animals for food and clothing, and a variety of nuts and berries that were gathered as an additional food source.
Catoctin Mountain became an important source of rhyolite, a valued material in making lithic tools, during the Archaic Period, 8,000 to 1,200 B.C., with the most active period during the Woodland Period, 1,200 B.C. to A.D. 1600.
Woodland Period of North America
Legends of America website details the Woodland Period, which is an archaeological classification of Native American cultures of North America prior to European contact.