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assimilate
To blend into another culture
forage
To wander in search of food
What discovery was one of the most important made by early hunters?
Fire
adobe
Building material made of sun-dried earth and straw
shaman
A person believed to have the power to cure the sick and forecast and control the future.
confederacy
A union of peoples or groups
artifact
An object made or altered by humans
nomad
A member of a group that wanders from place to place
culture
A way of life developed by people to satisfy their needs
What was the Comancheria?
A vast area of land that included parts of Texas, Mexico, Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma and New Mexico, where the Comanche lived.
How did the prehistoric peoples first arrive in the Western Hemisphere?
Through a series of migrations from Asia over a Land Bridge
anthropologist
A scientist who studies the origin, movement and way of life of humans
How did the Kiowas keep records of their lives?
Painted pictures on Buffalo Hides
archaeologist
A scientist who studies the material remains of the past
Why are Apaches remembered mostly as warriors?
They spent most of their final years in Texas fighting.
prehistory
history before anything was written down