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Migration
A movemet of people from one place to another.
Glacier
A huge sheet of ice.
band
A small group of people that work together and do activities.
nomad
a wanderer who who has no settle home
theory
A possible explanation for something
culture
A people's way of life
archaeologist
A sincentist who who stuides people's culture from long long ago
artifact
An object that early people had made
evidence
proof
origin story
a story that tells of a people's belifesabout the world and their place in it
technology
The use of scientific knowledge or tools to make or do somthing
extinct
No longer living,like a kind of animal that died out
agriculture
Farming
maize
corn
religion
Beliefs about gods or god
tribe
A group made up of many bands of people with a shared culture of land
surplus
More than as needed
specialize
To work mostly on one job that could be done well
specialize
To work mostly on one job that could be done well
civilization
A culture that has develop forms of goverment, religion, and learning
temple
A place of worship
pyramid
A building with three or more trianguler shaped sides that slant towards the point at the top
cultural diffusion
the spread of a culture from one place o an other
earthwork
a mound, or hill of earth, thhat people have built
pueblo
A group of adboe houses that the Anasazi and other pueblo people lived in
adobe
A mix of sand and straw that is dried into bricks
mesa
a high flat topped hill
drought
a long dry spell
kiva
a speacil underground room where the anasazi held religous services