American-indian sentence examples

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  • GHOST DANCE, an American-Indian ritual dance, so called from its being held at night, the dancers wearing a white cloak.

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  • 128), cites an American-Indian belief in a tree of healing, or rather of knowledge, inhabited by a serpent.

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  • The domestic dogs of some North American Indian tribes closely resemble the coyote; the black wolfdog of Florida resembles the black wolf of the same region; the sheepdogs of Europe and Asia resemble the wolves of those countries, whilst the pariah dog of India is closely similar to the Indian wolf.

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  • ALEXANDER MCGILLIVRAY (c. 1739-1793), American Indian chief, was born near the site of the present Wetumpka, in Alabama.

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  • The readiness with which the American Indian succumbed to disease is well known.

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  • Institutions in Europe and America have gathered abundant material for an intelligent comprehension of American Indian.

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  • He is best known for his plastic representations of the North American Indian - especially for "The Signal of Peace" in Lincoln Park, Chicago, and "The Medicine Man," in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.

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  • CAHOKIA, the name of a North American Indian tribe of the Illinois confederacy, and of their mission station, near St Louis.

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  • PEMMICAN, a North American Indian (Cree) word for a meat prepared in such a way as to contain the greatest amount of nourishment in the most compact form.

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  • BLACK HAWK [Ma`katawimesheka`ka, "Black Sparrow Hawk"], (1767-1838, American Indian warrior of the Sauk and Fox tribes, was born at the Sauk village on Rock river, near the Mississippi, in 1767.

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  • MOOSE, the North American Indian (Algonquian) name of the North American representative of the European elk.

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  • The taking of the lands of the American Indian was a travesty of history.

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  • The Fall of Natural Man: The American Indian and the Origins of comparative ethnology.

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  • Also the North American Indian papoose and stitched, beaded slippers.

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  • Several American Indian tribes believe they are associated with the souls of the dead.

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  • ITZA, an American-Indian people of Mayan stock, inhabiting the country around Lake Peten in northern Guatemala.

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  • Originally "mugwump" (mogkiomp) was a North American Indian word, in the Massachusett dialect of the Algonquian, meaning "great man" (mogki, great; omp, man); and in New England it was used of self-conceited politicians.

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  • The adoption situations available for couples who dream of having a child can range from newborn African American or Caucasian infants to American Indian or Asian teenagers looking for a permanent home.

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  • Traditionally, American Indian tribes viewed turquoise as a sacred stone and used it in various ceremonies and religious rites.

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  • The Association for American Indian Development (AAID) have a slightly different opinion, however.

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  • Shortly after the petition and concerns of the American Indian organization were made public, Activision released a statement to the press.

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  • The killing featured in the game is not directed solely at the American Indian population, but against a variety of opponents -- pioneers in the west were forced to protect themselves at the time.

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  • Activision concluded the release with an apology to the American Indian people who may have been offended.

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  • Minority children comprise most of the foster care population, with the largest groups being African American and American Indian children.

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  • The primitive people groups of early American Indian sects expressed themselves rhythmically in such a variety of ways that one can safely say that if something mattered to the tribe, then there was a dance to go along with it.

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  • To see such a demonstration, check out North Dakota's Northern Great Plains Culture Fest, which involves arts and entertainment with an authentic American Indian experience.

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  • The Native American Indian Rain Dance is one of several rain dances known around the world.

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  • The look is reminiscent of the American Indian and the wild west cowboy.

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  • It was very prevalent in certain American Indian tribes' artwork, and was used both by itself and as part of repeating patterns.

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  • Contemporary artists such as Ed Hardy, Paul Jefferies and Mike Malone revived the tradition of old school tattoos while adding in present-day themes and personalized depictions (such as Asian artistry and American Indian themes).

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  • Three African Americans, One Asian and One Native American Indian.

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