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a scientist who studies the material remains of past human life
archeologist
a shelter made of tanned hides and poles
tepee
to blend into another culture
assimilate
to wander in search of food
forage
a building material made of sundried earth and straw
adobe
a person who is believed to have special powers to heal the sick and forcast the future
shaman
a member of a group that wanders from place to place
nomad
a union of groups of people
confederacy
friend
"tejas"
the period of time before writing was developed
prehistory
an object made or altered by humans
artifact
the way of life developed by a group of people to satisfy there needs
culture
the land the indians controlled
comancheria
a notched throwing stick used to hurl a spear with great range and force
atlatl
when did framing develope in Texas?
AD 100
where did the major food suply for the karankawas come from?
the sea
the puebloans were located in what part of texas?
west texas
what is unusual about the indian reservations in texas?
the reservations in texas have no native texan indians in them. the indians from texas were forced to move to reservations in other states
why was the horse well-suited to the grat plains?
they were low maintanence animals, and they helped the people hunt buffalo because the were LONG AND SWIFT
which tribe was the greatest enemy of the apaches?
comanches
were the wichitas always at war with the spainish?
no
in what two indian cultures did women hold positions of leadership?
caddo and wichita
which indian tribe spoke a language similar to the indians in colorado?
comanches
in what year did the horse reappear in texas?
AD 1500
which indian culture wore black leather garments?
caddoes
what was teh most treasured posession of the karankawa culture?
dugout CANOES
which indian culture recorded events in writings and paintings?
kiowas
what did the coahuiltecans make from from cactus, misquite, and agave?
flour
which indian culture figured out a way to naturally irrigate their crops?
jumano
in the kiowa culture what was a sundance?
a sundace was an event that was supposed to bring happiness, victory in war, and plenty of buffalo
what were the foru sections of native american culture in early texas?
southeastern, puebloan,plains, and gulf
what were the three influences of farming on the native american culture?
more complex societies developed, people had to settle in one place to tend to crops, and more dependable source of food,
discribe the homes of the jumano culture.
deteched, had a falt roof, made of adobe, multistoried, built in side of a cliff