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Adobe

sun dried brick

Anasazi

A group of early Americans who lived in the South West

Archaeology

the study of evidence left by early people

Artifacts

Object made by humans

Clan

group of two or more related families

Culture

entire way of life developed by a people

Culture Area

region in which people share a similar way of life

Kachina

masked dancers at religious ceremonies of the South West Indians

League of Iroquois

alliance of the five Iroquois nations

Longhouse

Iroquois dwelling, a house made and used by Indians

Mound Builders

the name for various North American

Pot latch

ceremonial dinner held by some Native Americans of the North West Coast to show off their wealth

Pueblo

a town in Spanish colonies; Anasazi village

Sachem

member of the tribal chief council in the League of Iroquois

Travois

sled pulled by a dog or horse

Tribe

community of people that share common customs, language, and rituals

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