A ceremonie where families display their rank and prosperity
People to the north, they lived on four corners and built impressive cliff dwellings
villiages of large, apartment-style coumpounds made of stone or clay
Last mound builder culture
example of a political alliance, a group of tribes speaking related languages living in the eastern great lakes region
natural object with which an individual,clan,or group identifies itslef
a mayan city, a major center in northern guatemala
Mayan writing symbols
bark-paper book containing important historical events
Book on the creation of the world
green or black volcanic glass used for making sharp tools or weapons
Feathered serpent god
Aztecs joined with Texcoco and Tlacopan
New ruler, the aztec empire began to weaken under his rule
Incan leader, that conquered peru and then moved into neighboring lands
Incan social system was based on age-old form of community cooperation
Labor tribute that required all able-bodied citizens to work for the state a certain number of days every year
A set of knotted strings that could be used to record data
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