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Inuit (Eskimo) Indians
a group of culturally similar indigenous (people native to an area) peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Alaska, Greenland, and Canada
Kwakiutl (Nootka) Indians
a group of closely related native North Americans that inhabited northern Vancouver Island and the adjacent mainland of British Columbia, Canada
Plateua (Nez Perce) Indians
a tribe of Native Americans that live in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States
Southwest (Hopi) Indians
a group of Southwestern people called Pueblo, that live in northern Arizona at the southern end of the Black Mesa
Plains (Pawnee) Indians
Native American tribe that lived along the Platte, Loop and Republican Rivers in present day Nebraska and Northern Kansas from the before the 16th century until the latter part of the 19th century
large circular houses built over a shallow pit covered with sod which were shared with many families
Southeastern (Seminole) Indians
a part of the Creek Confederation of tribes that moved into Florida in the 1700s. They shared the land with a group of Indians, and the two groups banded and became known as the Seminoles meaning "runaways"
Atlantic Coastal Plain
the flat stretch of land that borders the Atlantic Ocean (including the Gulf of Mexico)
the broad expanse of prairie and steppe which lie east of the Rocky Mountains in the United States and Canada
an imaginary line running north and south along the highest points of the Rocky Mountains
The Great Basin
the largest U.S. desert which is bordered by the Sierra Nevada Range on the west and the Rocky Mountains on the east, the Columbia Plateau to the north and the Mojave and Sonoran deserts to the south
Gulf of Mexico
The ninth largest body of water in the world. It is an ocean basin largely surrounded by the North American continent and the island of Cuba.
St. Lawrence River
connects the lakes to the Atlantic Ocean and provides navigation to deep-draft ocean vessels
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