The Eastern Woodland Indians lived throughout the eastern areas that were heavily wooded in the United States, which is why they were known as the Eastern Woodland Indians. The Eastern Woodland Indians were made up of many different tribes, such as the Iroquois and the Cherokees.
The Iroquois lived in the northern part of the eastern woodland area and consisted of many tribes including the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga and Seneca tribes. They built longhouses to live in and multiple families lived in each home.
The Cherokee lived in the Appalachian Mountain region. They created the game of Lacrosse and ate wild plants as well as forest animals, such as squirrels and deer.