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Paleo Archaic Woodland Historic

Woodland Period (1,000 B.C. 1,650 A.D.)

    The Woodland Period saw another major change in technology and the use of the land. The introduction of pottery, the shift from using spears to bow and arrows, and the introduction of agriculture to Ontario greatly changed how the people used and lived within the land. They switched from living in small campsites, hunting and gathering wild plants and animals to growing corn, beans and squash, the "three sisters", while living in large villages. This change was gradual. The Woodland period can be broken down into three sub-periods based on the progression of this change:  Early, Middle and Late.

Early Woodland Middle Woodland Late Woodland

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