the essay will deal with one Eastern United States Native nation /tribe of your choice that has lived and/or still dwells east of the Mississippi river.
In your essay you will describe the culture, history and people of this tribe in detail. You will discuss prior-European contact lifestyle/history/culture of this tribe and compare it to the post-European influences/contact changes to their lifestyle/history/culture.
And in your final paragraph, conclude what presently is the state of this tribe. Do they still exist? Discuss their assimilation into mainstream America.
If you are going to research a tribe that has disappeared or been assimilated into another, you may use these websites do not use Wikipedia.