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ss native americans

What are indigenous people? The first people or original settlers to live on a land
what is the definition of polatch? Special feast where guest received gifts
what animal did the native Americans of the west rely on for food in the great plains? buffalo/bison
what does irrigation mean? To transport water from place to place
What is totem pole? Wooden poles with carved animals and symbols that tell a story about their family.
What ocean was important on the west that provide natural resources? Pacific ocean
What types of homes did homes did they have in alaska? igloos
How many tribes were in the us? Hundreds of tribes or nations
What are american indian reservations? These are areas of land set aside specifically for native americans and to keep their culture and to keep heritage alive
How do we know about Native americans history? List three reasons / ideas. Stories told by tribes passed down from generations. Archaeologist dig up artifacts such as tools and weapons Written recordings from when europe
Where did the the native americans live? throughout north and south america
What was the climate in the great plains? Very cold in the winter and very warm in the summer
What is the definition of travois? Travois are to carry meat back to camp
What is the definition of tepees? Tepees are cone shape houses made with poles and are covered with animal hides
What is the definition of lodge? Lodges are made of grasses, sticks, and soil
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