How many meals did Native Americans eat a day?
The majority of tribes enjoyed one to two meals a day with littler regularity in scheduling. Tribes were sustained by agriculture or a hunter/gatherer lifestyle; many tribes used a combination of both.
What was an indigenous diet?
While diets vary from nation to nation, traditional foods consisted of those that could be gathered and hunted in the local area, and sometimes included agricultural products like corn, squash, and beans that were introduced before European influence on diets (4).
What are three common foods in Native American culture?
The three sisters (corn, beans, and squash) were the major staples of Native American agriculture, and were always grown together.