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19 Cards in this Set

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The ____________ of North Haven Island shows layers of shells and artifacts that demonstrate the differences between the cultrues that occupied the site at different times.
Turner Farm Site
What is the definition of Gluskap?
A supernatural Wabanaki hero, who created the first humans
What are petroglyphs?
drawings engraved in stone
What is the definition of oral tradition?
culture that passes its history down through spoken stories and songs
The ___________ were an ancient culture that buried their dead with elaborate tolls and red ochre.
Red Paint People
What is red ochre?
a natural pigment used in ancient burials
What is a shell midden?
an ancient garbage dump
What is the definition of sakom?
a Wabanaki political chief
Many people from the _________ Nation live in the Indian Island reservation, in Old Town.
_______ taught Gluskap how to hunt respectfully.
Grandmother Woodchuck
_________ was an archaeologist who studied the Red Paint People.
Warren Moorehead
What is a wigwam?
a conical shelter covered by birch bark
The Wabanaki languages all come from the __________ language family.
What is wampum?
beads made from quahogs, used to carry messages
Who were the Paleo-Indians?
the first humans in Maine
What is the definition of migrate?
move from place to place
__________is the MicMac name for the Month of October.
Animal Fattening Moon
Tools made of __________ which is only found in Labrador, indicate that ancient Maie peoples had extensive trade networks.
Ramah chert
Many people from the _________ Tribe live in Indian Township and Pleasant Point reservations, in eastern Maine.