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The Iroquois used dugout canoes to travel. They also
used dugout canoes to fish. They used nets and spears to
fish and then put the fish in their canoes to bring back to their village.

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The Iroquois used bows and arrows to hunt animals so they had food to eat. They made bows and arrows out of bone,stone, saplings and feathers. The leather was made from animal skins.

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The Iroquois used a deadfall to trap bears and other big
animals. The way a deadfall worked was when an animal
smelled the food inside the deadfall, that the Iroquois put
there to trick the animals, a support log fell. Then a
heavy tree trunk or stone would fall and trap and kill
the animal.

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The Iroquois used nets to catch fish from the river. The
Iroquois used fish to eat. They caught the fish and
cooked, dried and smoked it. The Iroquois ate fish to live.

Click the link below to watch a video and find out more about North Eastern Woodland fishing!

Click here to watch CATCHING FISH

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