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5 Social Studies

Chapter 1 Vocab

Archaeologist a person who studies artifacts and fossils of ancient people
glacier large sheet of moving ice
civilization population of people who share systems of trade, art, Religion and Science
irrigation method of supplying dry land with water through pipes
adobe bricks made of mud and straw
totem pole carved log painted with symbols representing the clan
potlatch special feast where guest receive gifts
migrate move
Hogan dome - shaped Navajo house
teepee cone shaped house covered with animal hides
lodge home made with logs covered with mud and grass
travois sled that is dragged by person or animal
coup stick stick used by Native AM. boys to celebrate bravery
Slash and burn Type of farming where trees are cut and under growth is burned to create fertile soil
longhouse Home made of bent polls covered with birch bark
Wampum polished beads made from shells wovens together
Creek Confederacy Group that served as protection for SE tribes
clan Groups of families
Iroquois Confederacy Group of five tribes doing to make peace and E woodlands
Created by: KatieM23