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A huge, thick sheet of slowly moving ice
Glacier
Movement from one region to another
Migration
Farming - the growing of plants
Agriculture
A group of people living together who have systems of government, religion, and culture
Civilization
Spanish word for "town"
Pueblo
An extra amount
Surplus
A large feast that could last for several days
Potlatch
A group of related families
Clan
A way of supplying water to crops with streams, ditches, or pipes
Irrigation
A main crop used for food
Staple
A special event at which people gather to express important beliefs
Ceremony
A home made by Plains Indians that used bark, earth, and grass
Lodge
A person who moves around and does not live in one place
Nomad
Similar to a sled; made from two poles and usually pulled by a dog
Travois
The study of the world and the people and things that live here
Geography
A feature on the surface of the land, such as a mountain, valley, or plain
Landform
The type of weather a place has over a long period of time
Climate
The imaginary line around the middle of the earth
Equator