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Longhouse
  the traditional dwelling of the Iroquois and other North American Indians  

the traditional dwelling of the Iroquois and other North American Indians

Clan
  a group of close-knit and interrelated families  

a group of close-knit and interrelated families

Tepee
  a portable conical tent made of skins, cloth, or canvas on a frame of poles, used by American Indians 

a portable conical tent made of skins, cloth, or canvas on a frame of poles, used by American Indians

Adobe

  a kind of clay used as a building material, typically in the form of sun-dried bricks 

a kind of clay used as a building material, typically in the form of sun-dried bricks

Pueblo

  an American Indian settlement, especially one consisting of multistoried adobe houses built by the Pueblo people

an American Indian settlement, especially one consisting of multistoried adobe houses built by the Pueblo people

Bering Strait

  a strait between Alaska and the Russian Federation in Asia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean. 36 miles wide 

a strait between Alaska and the Russian Federation in Asia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean. 36 miles wide

Inuit

  a member of an indigenous people of northern Canada and parts of Greenland and Alaska 

a member of an indigenous people of northern Canada and parts of Greenland and Alaska

Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin largely surrounded by the North American continent. It is bounded on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, on the southwest and south by Mexico, and on the southeast by Cuba

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin largely surrounded by the North American continent. It is bounded on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, on the southwest and south by Mexico, and on the southeast by Cuba

Hopewell
the common aspects of the Native American culture that flourished along rivers in the northeastern and midwestern United States from 200 BCE to 500 CE

the common aspects of the Native American culture that flourished along rivers in the northeastern and midwestern United States from 200 BCE to 500 CE

Cahokia
the site of a pre-Columbian Native American city situated directly across the Mississippi River from modern St. Louis, Missouri

the site of a pre-Columbian Native American city situated directly across the Mississippi River from modern St. Louis, Missouri

Iroquois
a member of a former confederacy of North American Indian peoples originally comprising the Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, and Seneca peoples, and later including also the Tuscarora

a member of a former confederacy of North American Indian peoples originally comprising the Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, and Seneca peoples, and later including also the Tuscarora

Plains Indians
a member of any of various North American Indian peoples who formerly inhabited the Great Plains

a member of any of various North American Indian peoples who formerly inhabited the Great Plains

Anasazi
a member of an ancient American Indian people of the southwestern US, who flourished between circa 200 BC and AD 1500. The earliest phase of their culture, typified by pit dwellings, is known as the Basket Maker period; the present day Pueblo cult...
a member of an ancient American Indian people of the southwestern US, who flourished between circa 200 BC and AD 1500. The earliest phase of their culture, typified by pit dwellings, is known as the Basket Maker period; the present day Pueblo culture developed from a later stage

Mesa Verde

  a high plateau in SW Colorado: remains of numerous prehistoric cliff dwellings, inhabited by the Pueblo Indians  
a high plateau in SW Colorado: remains of numerous prehistoric cliff dwellings, inhabited by the Pueblo Indians