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The Southwest Indians (Hopi)

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southwest
a region that includes present day Arizona and New Mexico . It also stretches across sections of Utah and Colorado.
pueblo
another name for the Hopi people
four corners
an area in the Southwest that consist of Utah, New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona
mesa
are like small plateaus with steep sides and flat tops
arid
very dry and hot
adobe
a mixture of sticks, stones and clay
irrigation
a way of supplying water to crops with streams, ditches and some pipes.
staple
a main crop that is used for food
ceremony
a special event at which people gather to express important beliefs
Hopi
the name of the tribe the lived in the Southwest
corn
the main staple
food
beans, corn, squash, rabbit, deer
clothing
made from cotton and deerskin
transportation
walking
housing
2 to 3 stories high, no furniture, ladders, on tops of mesas
water
collected from melted snow from mountains

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