Where do the hopewell Indians live?
the hopewell Indians lived in the southern part of Ohio
The Hopewell Indians were part of a huge trading network that stretched across the central United States. The most sophisticated settlements of the Hopewell are in Ohio and Illinois, but their decorations and jewelry indicate that they've also settled in Michigan, North Carolina, Virginia, and states along the Gulf of Mexico.
The Adena Indians, also called the Woodland Indians, were the first of three mound building cultures (the other ones were the Hopewell and Mississippian Indians). The Adena Indians lived around 2,000 to 2,500 years ago. The Hopewell flourished for about 500 years, around 300 BC. Last but certaintly not least, the Mississippians lived from around 800 to 1500 AD.
Hopewell Indians were hunter / gatherers. They ate a typical stone-age diet, fish, and meat - berries and plants. In their eating habits, the Hopewell fit between hunter-gatherers and farmers. The Hopewell may have grown some plants, but they were not a full-time farming people. They ate nuts, squash, and the seeds from several plants. Hopewell people also ate wild animals, birds, and fish.
The "Hopewell Indians" are a specific cultural division of the "Mound Builders" and is used to describe a general cultural influence and or era of the 4,000 year history of these peoples; specifically it describes a period of history dating around 1,000 BC of the Woodland Period located in the present day states of Illinois and Ohio.