Native Americans 2

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Native Americans 2
2009-10-15 20:06:29
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Native americans 2
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  1. Hiawatha
    Orator of laws for the Iroquois. Mohawk and Onandoga. Around 1400s
  2. League of Iroquois
    also known as the Haudenosaunee or the "People of the Longhouse". Formed in 16th century - Iroquois League, or the "League of Peace and Power". The original Iroquois League was often known as the Five Nations. Tuscarora nation joined the League in the 18th century, the Iroquois have often been known as the Six Nations. The League is part of the in the Grand Council, an assembly of 50 hereditary sachems.
  3. Wilma Mankiller
    In 1983, she was elected deputy chief of the Cherokee Nation
  4. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
    American politician. He was a U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1993 until 2005 and was for some time the only Native American serving in the U.S. Congress.
  5. Adobe
    • A sun-dried, unburned brick of clay and straw.
    • The clay or soil from which this brick is made.
    • A structure built with this type of brick.
  6. Kiva
    A kiva is a room used by modern Puebloans for religious rituals, many of them associated with the kachina belief system.
  7. Longhouse
    a type of long, narrow, single-room building, iroquois lived in them
  8. wigwam
    domed single-room dwelling used by certain Native American tribes
  9. Tee Pee
    tent traditionally made of animal skins or birch bark
  10. Totem Pole
    Wood carved spirit pole
  11. Iroquois
    Located in upstate new york. People of the longhouse. used lax to settle disputes. Consists of cayuga, onandoga, seneca, oneida, and mohawk.
  12. Empire
    Conquering and ruling people
  13. Mound People
    Honored Jaguar and falcon. buried dead in mounds with wealth. Believed the higher up you were the closer you were to heaven. Hopewell and Mississippian tribes. Appalachian mountains to mississipi valley
  14. Southwest people
    Hohokam and Anasazi. Anasazi - cliff dwellers so they can have protection
  15. Slash and burn
    Clearing land for farming and fertile soil.
  16. Olmec
    Mexico, rainforest, 1500 b.c., religious centers, trade
  17. Maya
    rainforest, guatemala, 900 ad, astronomy calender, sports
  18. SW
    Arizona, desert, 1300 AD, irrigation, farming
  19. Mound
    Ohio, plains, 500 bc, death rituals, trade
  20. Mesoamerica
    Olmec found it. Stretches from mexico to panama
  21. ethnocentrism
    Belief that your ethnic background is superior
  22. Native American Influences
    corn, squash, beans, blueberries, potatoes, peanuts, lacrosse, government, pottery, leatherwork, city/river names, mocasins, ponchos, moose, racoon, hammock, farming skills, trails, medicine
  23. Iroquois government
    clan mothers (20) choose members - tribal council - grand council (10)- great law of people (iroquois code of justice) - phrophet - peacemaker