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sun dried brick


A group of early Americans who lived in the South West


the study of evidence left by early people


Object made by humans


group of two or more related families


entire way of life developed by a people

Culture Area

region in which people share a similar way of life


masked dancers at religious ceremonies of the South West Indians

League of Iroquois

alliance of the five Iroquois nations


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


a town in Spanish colonies; Anasazi village


member of the tribal chief council in the League of Iroquois


sled pulled by a dog or horse


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

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