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the design and use of tools, ideas, methods to solve problems
technology
a tall carved log used by Native Americans of the Northwest coast to honor an important person or to mark a special evnt
totem pole
special feasts
potlatch
spanish word meaning "village" used to refer to apartment style homes
pueblo
type of clay found in the earth
adobe
homes made of logs
lodges
cone-shaped tents made of animal skins
teepees
a sled-like device used for carrying people and belongings
travois
a special weapon used by the Lakota Sioux warrior to show his bravery by touching, but not by killing, his enemy
coup stick
dried meat
jerky
long buildings made of poles covered with sheets of bark
longhouse
consisted of small polished beads that were usually made from shells and then strung and woven together
wampum
a group of families who share the same ancestor
clans
a union of people join together for a common purpose
Iroquois Confederacy
the settling of a dispute by agreeing that each side will give up something
compromise
the design and use of tools, ideas, methods to solve problems
technology
a tall carved log used by Native Americans of the Northwest coast to honor an important person or to mark a special event
totem pole
special feasts
potlatch
spanish word meaning "village" used to refer to apartment style homes
pueblo
type of clay found in the earth
adobe
homes made of logs
lodges
cone-shaped tents made of animal skins
teepees
a sled-like device used for carrying people and belongings
travois
a special weapon used by the Lakota Sioux warrior to show his bravery by touching, but not by killing, his enemy
coup stick
dried meat
jerky
spirits visited the Hopi villages bringing them good luck
Kachina
a flat land covered with mostly grasses and wildflowers
prairie
An Iroquois group that made guidelines for peaceful living and other laws
Iroquois confederacy
Homes of the plains Indians before the introduction to the horse, which wered made of grass, sticks and soil
lodge
What were the two main groups of Indians of the western region?
Mohave
Paiute
What were the three main groups of Indians of the Northwest Coast?
Tsimshiaw
Chinook
Tlingit
What was one thing the Northwest Indians did that made them different from the others?
Salmon
Totems
Potlatch
What did the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act do?
Gave back 44 million acres to Native Americans in Alaska.
Name the two major Indian groups of the Southwest Region.
Navajo
Apache
What was one thing the Southwest Indians did that made them different from the others?
dry farming
pueblos
kachinas
Who was Nampeyo and what was her importance?
Hopi woman, made pottery, kept Hopi traditions alive and passed down artwork
What was the tribe in the Plains region and what aspect changed their lives?
Lakota Sioux - horse
What was one thing the Plains Indians did that made them different from the others?
teepees
buffalo
winter count
What was the winter count?
Lakota calendar, met in the winter and recorded important events of the past year
What were the two major groups of Indians in the Eastern Woodland region and why were they split this way?
Algonkians
Iroquois
split because of language
What were the names of the 6 tribes of the Iroquois?
Mohawk
Oneida
Onondaga
Cayuga
Seneca
Tuscarora
What was one thing the Eastern Woodland Indians did that made them different from others?
longhouse
expert farmers
women were important "clan" mother
Iroquois confederacy