Virginia Studies:VS.2d American Indian Language Groups of Virginia Bundle 5 printables:
Students will learn the three major language groups of Virginia:
.Algonquian languages were spoken primarily in the Tidewater region; the Powhatan were part of this group.
.Siouan languages were spoken primarily in the Piedmont region; the Monacan were part of this group.
.Iroquoian languages were spoken in Southwestern Virginia and in Southern Virginia near what is today North Carolina; the Cherokee were a part of this group.