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Lakota Sioux
Native Americans who lived in lodges on the prairies of the great plains in the Black Hills of South Dakota. They lived in teepees when they went hunting for buffalo.
The union of five seperate Iroquois peoples for a common purpose.
Iroquois Confederacy
Iroquois
Native Americans who lived in the Eastern Woodlands from the Atlantic Coast to the Mississippi River. They lived in longhouses.
A flat or gently rolling land covered mostly with grasses and wildflowers.
prairie
A home made of logs covered with grasses, sticks, and soil.
lodge
Tlingit
Native Americans who lived on the Northwest coast near the ocean. They made totem poles and has potlatches. Their primary food was sea animals.
A tall log carved with many designs
totem pole
A spirit who the Hopi believe brings rain, helps crops grow, show people how to live and behave, and brings peace and prosperity.
kachina
Polished beads, usually made from shells, strung or woven together.
wampum
The design and use of tools, ideas, and methods to solve problems.
technology
A sled-like device used for transporting things.
travois
A special weapon used by the Lakota to touch an enemy without killing him.
coup stick
A cone shaped tent made of animal skins.
teepee
A long building made of poles covered with sheets of bark.
longhouse
Hopi
Native Americans who lived in the Southwest dry climate. Their homes were called pueblos and were made out of adobe. The Kachina ceremonies were an important part of their religion.
Thin strips of dried meat.
jerky
A type of clay found in the earth.
adobe
The settling of disputes by agreeing that each side will give up part of its demands.
compromise
A group of families who share the same ancestors.
clan
A special Tlingit feast at which guest, not hosts, receive gifts.
potlatch
A Spanish word that means "village".
pueblo