American-indians sentence example

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  • In 1905 an art pottery was established for making "crystal patina" and "robin's egg blue" wares, in imitation, to a certain extent, of old oriental pottery, and Clifton India ware, in imitation of pottery made by the American Indians.
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  • In reply to Thomas Paine's Age of Reason, he published the Age of Revelation (1790); he also published a volume entitled A Star in the West, or a Humble Attempt to Discover the Long Lost Ten Tribes of Israel (1816), in which he endeavours to prove that the American Indians may be the ten lost tribes.
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  • Among the North American Indians scalping was always in the nature of a rite.
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  • The North American Indians fear lest their venerated rattlesnake should incite its kinsfolk to avenge any injury done to it, and when the Seminole Indians begged an English traveller to rid them of one of these troublesome intruders, they scratched him-as a matter of formin order to appease the spirit of the dead snake.
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  • Among the North American Indians ecstatic fasting is regularly practised.
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  • The most indigenous inhabitants were the American Indians.
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  • It is possible that these primitive efforts of American Indians might have been further developed, but the Spanish conquest put a stop to all progress, and for a consecutive history of the map and map-making we must turn to the Old World, and trace this history from Egypt and Babylon, through Greece, to our own age.
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  • From early times up to the present day Friends have laboured for the welfare of the North American Indians.
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  • See Handbook of American Indians (Washington, 1907).
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  • A summary account is here given of the American aborigines, who are discussed in more detail under North American Indians.
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  • Among the Caribs a like social order prevailed; indeed, their family system is identical with the totem system of North American Indians.
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  • They respected and worked with the indigenous inhabitants who were the American Indians.
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  • It was used by early South American Indians as a powerful healing poultice.
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  • However, he was neither noted for religious tolerance nor charity toward the American Indians.
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  • The disputes that have arisen as to what is "the true guaco" are to be attributed mainly to the fact that the names of the American Indians for all natural objects are generic, and their genera not always in coincidence with those of naturalists.
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  • Isolated examples have been documented in Japan and among the Inuit and Eskimo American Indians.
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  • The American Indians are said to have used the bark for making ropes, hence the name "Leather-wood."
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  • Historically, Native American Indians treasured their turquoise jewelry for personal value and healing properties; however, it was common to pawn these family heirlooms during hard times, often never reclaimed.
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  • The organization has called for a boycott of the game and is petitioning the makers to remove the offensive content toward American Indians.
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  • Indian Housing Block Grant provides assistance to low-income American Indians and Alaska Natives for housing.
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  • North American Indians have a total of 60 different names for this creature.
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  • The constellations themselves are filled with wonderfully colorful myths and legends as the Romans, Druids, American Indians and the Norse (among other cultures) all have stories and beliefs that include the stars.
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  • Children within the foster care system, American Indians living on reservations within California, and children with asthma may be eligible for additional medical services at no cost to the parents.
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