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Pomo

(Encyclopedia) Pomo, Native Americans of N California, belonging to the Hokan branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). The Pomo were the most southerly Native…

Native American Nations & Tribes

Information about select nations and groups There are over 500 different Native American nations recognized by the United States.  Related Links Biographies of Notable American Indians…

America's Most Endangered Places 2007

Brooklyn's Industrial Waterfront among American sites most at risk by Mark Zurlo Greer Spring, Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri America's Most Endangered Places America's Most Endangered…

Brewer's: Poke

A bag, pouch, or sack. Poke A lazy person, a loafer, a dawdler. Poke To thrust or push against; to thrust or butt with the horns. Also to busy oneself without any definite object. “…

North American Native art

(Encyclopedia) North American Native art, diverse traditional arts of Native North Americans. In recent years Native American arts have become commodities collected and marketed by nonindigenous…

Natives, North American

(Encyclopedia) Natives, North American, peoples who occupied North America before the arrival of the Europeans in the 15th cent. They have long been known as Indians because of the belief prevalent…