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The First Americans

glaciers A huge thick sheet of slowly moving ice
migration a movement from one region to another
agriculture farming or growing plants
civilization a group of people living together who have systems of government, religion, and culture
surplus extra
potlatch A large feast that could last for several days
clan a group of related families
irrigation a way of supplying water to crops with streams, ditches or pipes
pueblo The Spanish word for town
travois similar to a sled; made from two poles usually pulled by a dog
lodge A home that Plains Indians made using bark, earth and grass
nomad A person who moves around and does not live in a permanent village.
longhouse A large house made with wood poles and bark.
barter trade goods without using money
Created by: prais66