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Sport played by the Iroquois Indians lacrosse
Animal that is a source of food and clothing bison
A weapon used indian tribes tomahawk
A dome shaped building used by Indian tribes wigwam
Another name for corn used by Indian tribes maize
Beads and shells used as money wampum
Another name for fence or wall used to protect Indians from enemies palisade
A type of sled pulled by an animal such as a horse or dog to carry goods travois
Another name for a story told by Indian tribes legend
Another name for Ohio Iroquois Tribe Mingo

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Ohio Historic Indian Culture Word Search

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Maize
Mingo
Delaware
Ottawa
Miami
Wyandot
Wampum
Legend
Wigwam
Precept
Palisade
Shawnee
Lacrosse
Tomahawk
Bison

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Native American crossword puzzle

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A portable conical tent Teepee
A formal religious or public occasion. Ceremony
A quality small cylindrical bead Wampum
A chief or leader Sachem
A large open area of grassland Prairie
A natural object or animal Totem
The action or process of adapting or being adapted Adaptation
The action of reserving something Reservation
A rock carving, especially a prehistoric one Petroglyphs
A North American Indian ceremony Pow-wow
The traditional dwelling of the Iroquois and other North American indians Long house
The three main sisters are the three main agricultural crops The three main sisters
A kind of clay used as a building material Adobe
Living the life of a nomadic wondering Nomadic
To spend much time to seated Sedimentary
To exchange for goods or services without using money Barter
The process of taking in fully understanding or ideas Assimilation
A religious or solemn ceremony. Ritual
Overcome, quiten, or under control Subdue
A group of people or a family Tribe

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American Indian crossword puzzle

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The Plains indian were also known as ______ tribes?? Nomadic
The _______Indian tribes roamed as far north as Canada to as far south as Oklahoma. Plains
One of the Plains indian tribe was called ______? Arapaho
The Plains Indian lived in ______? Tipis
The Plains Indians hunted ______ and deer? Elk
One of the must important animals to the Plains Indian was the ______ .It gave them everything from clothing ,housing and food ? Buffalo
The ______ made hunting easier for the Plains indian. Horse
_______ has 39 federally recognized tribes. Oklahoma
Native American were settled on___________ land Reservation
One of the weapons the Plains Indians used was called the _______? Tomahawk

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The Iroquois Crossword

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The 6 tribes in the Iroquois nation are the __________, the Cayuga, the Onondaga, the Oneida, the Mohawk, and the Tuscarora. Seneca
The Iroquois farmed and grew "the three sisters" _______, beans and squash. corn
During the American Revolutionary war, the Oneida and the ________________fought for the Americans. Tuscarora
The______________, the Onondaga, the Cayuga and the Seneca fought during the American Revolutionary war for the British. Mohawk
Life on the reservation was__________. hard
After the Revolutionary War, the Americans __________ the Iroquois for fighting with the British. punished
The name of the group where each tribe sent their chief to meet for decision making was called the Iroquois____________. council
In the 1500s and 1600s, traders from Europe came up the St. Laurence and Hudson Rivers to ______________ with the Iroquois. trade
Some of the tasks that Native American men did were fishing, tool making and ___________. hunting
The traditional Iroquois home where many families lived together was called a ______________. longhouse
Groups of related people living in one house were called a ________. clan
Small beads strung together in designs to record events are called __________. wampum
Large areas of land that were set aside for Native Americans were called__________. reservations
A traditional prayer or dance used to celebrate a special occasion is called a ___________. ceremony
An agreement between nations to work together is called an _____________. alliance

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Mesoamerica Crossword

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Built large elaborate mounds used as tombs or for ceremonies Hopewell
Lived in villages that consisted of longhouses surrounded by wooden fences for protection Iroquois
150-200 feet in length covered in bark housing about a dozen families Longhouse
Groups of related families in the Iroquois tribe Clans
Helped to create an alliance of five groups called the Iroquois League Haiwathe
Tribe who depended on the buffalo for survival Plains Tribe
Constructed from buffalo skins stretched over poles Tepees
Established extensive farming society in the Southwest Anasazi
Was civilized prior to the arrival of the Spanish Mesoamerica
Known for the jaguar god, pyramids, hieroglyphics and astronomical calendar Olmec
Known for solar and ritual calendars, hieroglyphics and human sacrifice Zapotec
Known for gods with human and feline traits, no calendar or written language Chavin
Known for human sacrifice, pyramids, ritual, solar and long count calendars and hieroglyphics Maya
Warlike people, brought metal-working to Mesoamerica, first peopel in region to work in gold, silver and copper Toltec
Known for multiple gods, human sacrifice, worship of Huitzilopochtli, written and civil calendars, anwrd itten language Aztec
Capital of Aztec civlization, present day Mexico City Tenochtitlan
Leader of Aztecs Montezuma
Aztec god, according to Aztec folklore believed would return reincarnated and Aztecs thought Spanish were his followers Quetzalcoatl
Aztec god of war and of the sun Huitzilopochtli
Swampy artificial islands for farming crisscrossed by canals of the Aztecs Chinampas
Known for use of images of animals so large can only be seen from the air Nazca
Said to be the precursor to the Incas, centered on warfare and human sacrifice Moche
Abandoned city of Incas Machu Picchu
Way to record expenses Quipu
Major city of Incas Cuzco
Human sacrifice, polytheists, massive stone structures without mortar, over 24,800 miles of road Incas

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Native American Crossword Puzzle

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A tent like like structure made out of tree limbs and animal hide like buffalo. Circular in shape and has a opening at the top.. Tepee
It is not necessarily a religious event but more about special beliefs and practices. Ceremony
Beads of polished shells strung in strands, worn as a belt or other decoration and was also used as money. Wampum
This person is a chief of his tribe. Sachem
This is a place where the Native Americans lived and grew their crops. It is a large mostly flat area of land. Prairie
This is a spirit being or a sacred object or symbol of a tribe. It has an animal on it and they believe it is with you for life. Totem
This Is a legal designated area of land managed by a Native American tribe. Reservation
These are images that are created when removing part of a rock. Petroglyphs
The Native Americans had to be flexible in a lot of their living conditions such as changing weather from hot to cold and other threaening enemies. What is this called? Adaptation
A gathering of different American Indian communities. The word means spiritual leader. Pow-Wow
A structure that they lived in and were long and the roof was round. They were made from trees and different types of grasses. Longhouse
Winter Squash, Beans and corn were called this and were used to trade for other goods. TheThreeSisters
A house made made of stone, mud, soil and sand. It had a doorway and also had many levels and they used ladders. Adobe
A member of a tribe that moves from place to place has no permanent adobe. Nomadic
A member of a tribe that did not move a lot. Sedentary
Another word for trading without using money. Barter
To become civilized give up their tribal ways and become absorbed into the American society. Assimilation
Its another word for ceremony. Ritual
The taking of land or to defeat or conquer. Subdue
A group or community of indigenous people in the United States. Tribe

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French and Indian War Crossword

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Politician elected leader of the British army after many loses. William Pitt
Area of land granted to wealthy English planters, that the French were occupying. Pittsburgh
What was the area called that Robert Cavelier claimed for France. Mississippi Valley
Which Native American recognized the French loss as a native American loss. Pontiac
His mission was to drive out French from the Ohio Valley. Braddock
How did the French and Indian alliance start? Trading
What was the first permanent French settlement in North America. Quebec
Who led the battle that gave the British the upper hand in the war? James Wolfe
What was a negative effect of the 7 Years War for the British? Debt
One major land of contention between the French and English. Ohio River Valley
Financial expert that was sent to help relieve tensions in the colonies. Grenville
First Native Americans to help the British. Iroquois
Set of "laws" that were put in place in 1764 to lower the amount of smuggling. Sugar Act
The fort where the French and Indian War began. Necessity
After the war, which side of the Mississippi did the British claim? East
What colony did Britain have tensions with during and before the 7 years war. Massachusetts

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Native Americans and European Exploration In Georgia Crossword

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major crop grown by Native Americans corn
Mobile, New Orleans, Quebec- what country? France
Place Christopher Columbus thought he was when he found the new world India
the natives had 2 chiefs one for war ? Peace
Importing less than you export? Mercantilism
who created the Line of Demarcation Pope
the one thing that changed the way the Native Americans lived Horticulture
Created as a way to store items by the Archaic tribe? Pottery
Spanish explorer who was looking for gold Hernando de Soto
Place where Native Americans are from? Aisa
Line of Demarcation kept this country from coming to the new world Portugal
Woodland tribe created this as religious ceremonies and burials Burial Mounds
tribe that created the bow and arrow Woodland
First European to step foot on North America Lee Varixin
first settlement of Britain Jamestown
number 1 reason the Native Americans died after the Europeans got to the new world Disease
Weapon used by the Paleo to throw spheres axatal
Britain explorer who made a few trips to North America then got lost at sea John Cabot
first Spanish settlement St. Augustine
moving from place to place Nomadic
the Spanish started these to spread their religion Missions
first person to discover Florida Ponce de Leon
The only Native American tribe to come in contact with the europeans Mississippian
exchange without money? Bartering
A Spanish reason to go hunting for land NOT glory or gold God
built as a fence to protect the Mississippian villages Palisades
built as water trenches to protect the Mississippian villages Moats
Tribe that was split into 3 time periods Archaic
Discovered the new world- who? Christopher Columbus
shape of Woodland homes? Domes

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Iroquois Crossword

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Iroquois tribe beginning with the letter S Seneca
Iroquois tribe beginning with the letter O Onondaga
Traditional Iroquois housing Longhouse
True name of the Iroquois People, meaning People of the Longhouse Haudenosaunee
Iroquois tribe starting with the letter C Cayuga
Maker of the world, worshipped by the Iroquois Creator
Iroquois tribe beginning with the letter O Oneida
Iroquios tribe beginning with the letter M Mohawk
U.S. state the Iroquios originated in NewYork
White symbol found at center of Iroquois flag Treeofpeace
Typically planted around corn and beans Squash
Most recently joined Iroquois tribe, begins with the letter T Tuscarora
_______Belt became the model for the Iroquois Flag Hiawatha
Known for bringing together the five original tribes Peacemaker
Made of beads, these were known for showing the importance of messages WampumBelt
A common Iroquois children's toy was a doll made of _____ Cornhusk
Deerskin shoes commonly worn by the Iroquois Moccasins

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Native Mississippians Vocabulary Crossword

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A small group of Indians Band
A system of communication which uses pictures and symbols Pictography
To join or become part of something Merge
A Native American chief Mingo
A group of Native Americans that included several families Clan
Working as farmers Agrarian
Moving from one country or area to another Migration
The long, dangerous journey to the Indian Territory Trail of Tears
Requiring clan members to marry outside the clan Exogamic
A small tribe that sought protection by joining a large tribe Refugee Tribe
Peace pipe Calumet
A fishing Technique Grabbling
A religious official who introduced Native Americans to the Christian faith Missionary
Yeilding of land to another party Land Cession
Tracing the line of descent through the mother rather than the father Matrilineal

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