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potlach
a ceremonial feast used to display rank and prosperity in some northwest coast tribes of native americans
anasazi
an early native americans people who lived in the american southwest
pueblo
villages of large apart ment like buildings made of clay and stone built by the anasazi and later peoples of the american southwest
mississippian
relating to a mound builder culture that floursihed in north america between A.D. and 1500
iroquois
a group of native american people who spoke related languages lived in the eastern alliance in the late 1500
totem
animals or other natural objects that as symbols of the unity of clans or other groups of people.
tikal
a ruler
glyph
a symbolic picture especially one used as part of a writing system for carving messages in stone.
codex
a bookk with pages that can be turned like the one you are reading now.
popol vuh
a book containing a version of the mayan story of creation.
obsidian
a hard glassy volcanic rock used by early peoples to make sharp weapons.
quetzalcoatl
the feathered serpent a god of the toltees and other mesoamerican peoples.
triple alliance
an association of the city states of tenochtitlan texcoco and tlacopan which led to the formation of the Aztec empire.
montezuma 2
a ruler
pachacuti
a ruler