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Native Americans used canoes, or kayaks, to travel. They were called both names, and were typically carved from a single tree.
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i do not no so tell me now i need it for a project. Well, they didn't. There is no one aboriginal language, and they were called by different names (and there are different t…ypes of canoes). The early explorers in the Americas dubbed them canoes- actually, canoas- from the Spanish word. So it was Columbus, and not a native group that named them. By the way, in Cherokee, it is called a tsi-yu u-s-ti