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History
The story of what happens in the past.
Desert
A dry environment where a little rain falls.
Canyon
A deep valley with steep sides.
Cliff
The high steep face of a mountain table.
Mesa
A landform that looks like a high flat table.
Kiva
A special room for religious ceremonies by some Native Americans. They had a hole in the top because they believed that people came to Earth from special holes in the ground.
Artifact
A human-made object left behind by a group of people who lived long ago.
Museum
A place where we can look at objects of art, science, or history.
Technology
The use of skills, ideas, and tools to meet people's needs.
Decision
The act of choosing one thing rather than another.
Yurok
This group lived a long time on the West coast and were skilled fishers.
Anasazi
This group lived in the Southwest in cliff houses. They grew corn and raised turkeys.
Plains Indians
This group used buffalo for food, clothing, and shelter. They lived in the middle area of the United States.
Cherokee
This group currently lives in North Carolina and Oklahoma
Iroquois
This group lived in the Northeast. The land they once lived on is now part of New York State. They lived in shelters covered with bark.