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History passed down by word of mouth
oral history
One of the main foods that make up a person's diet
staple
To bring a plant or animal under the control of people
domesticated
A Native American home made of poles, bark, or grass
wigwam
A young tree used to build wigwams
sapling
Tree sap used to seal birch bark canoes and boxes
pitch
A Native American story that teaches children values such as honesty and respect
legend
A Native American gathering with singing, dancing, and eating
powwow
People who lived before history was written down
prehistoric
Scientists who study artifacts
archaeologists
Something that is very old
ancient
The earliest prehistoric people
Paleo People
The name of people who traveled from place to place to find food
nomadic
Prehistoric people who lived after the Paleo People
Archaic People
A group of people who used copper to make weapons, tools, and jewelry
Old Copper Culture
A group of people who build thousands of mounds in Wisconsin
Mound Builders
Group of Mound Builders who built a large city with many mounds called Aztalan
Mississippian People
Descendants of the people at Aztalan
Oneota