An ancient culture that lived in the northern part of the southwestern United States from approximately 300 AD to 1350 AD. They are referred to as the Fremont Indians because many of their archeological sites were found along the Fremont river in the state of Utah. They were more likely to stay in one place than most of the native people of the area. They are unique in that they weren’t entirely nomadic but were farmers.
Archeology: The study of people who lived in the past through analyzing the things they left behind.
Ceremony: An event or ritual often done in a serious way to show respect and honor.
Questions and Answers
What happened to the Fremont people?
Answer: They seem to have disappeared around the year 1300 AD. The climate seems to have changed around that time making farming difficult. Also, other tribes moved into the area. Archeologists don’t know whether the Fremont died off or were assimilated into other tribes.
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