Pre-Columbian cultures

2017-07-27T19:48:23+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Mound, Acolhua, Norte Chico civilization, Toltec, Abipón people, Nazca culture, Tequesta, Tairona, Mound Builders, Tehuelche people, Chibcha language, Mokaná, Chango people, Surruque, Huarpe people, Timoto–Cuica people, Pehuenche people, Otavalo people flashcards Pre-Columbian cultures
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  • Mound
    A mound is a heaped pile of earth, gravel, sand, rocks, or debris.
  • Acolhua
    The Acolhua are a Mesoamerican people who arrived in the Valley of Mexico in or around the year 1200 CE.
  • Norte Chico civilization
    The Norte Chico civilization (also Caral or Caral-Supe civilization) was a complex pre-Columbian era society that included as many as 30 major population centers in what is now the Norte Chico region of north-central coastal Peru.
  • Toltec
    The Toltec culture is an archaeological Mesoamerican culture that dominated a state centered in Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico in the early post-classic period of Mesoamerican chronology (ca 900–1168 CE).
  • Abipón people
    The Abipones (Spanish: Abipones, singular Abipón) were an indigenous peoples of Argentina's Gran Chaco, users of one of the Guaicuruan languages.
  • Nazca culture
    The Nazca culture (also Nasca) was the archaeological culture that flourished from c.
  • Tequesta
    The Tequesta (also Tekesta, Tegesta, Chequesta, Vizcaynos) Native American tribe, at the time of first European contact, occupied an area along the southeastern Atlantic coast of Florida.
  • Tairona
    Tairona was a group of chiefdoms in the region of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in present-day Cesar, Magdalena and La Guajira Departments of Colombia, South America, which goes back at least to the 1st century CE and had significant demographic growth around the 11th century.
  • Mound Builders
    The varying cultures collectively called Mound Builders were inhabitants of North America who, during a 5,000-year period, constructed various styles of earthen mounds for religious and ceremonial, burial, and elite residential purposes.
  • Tehuelche people
    The Tehuelche people is the generic name given to a group of indigenous peoples of Patagonia and the southern pampas regions of Argentina and Chile.
  • Chibcha language
    Chibcha is an almost extinct language of Colombia, spoken by the Muisca, one of the four advanced indigenous civilizations of the Americas.
  • Mokaná
    The Mokaná (also Mocaná) are an indigenous people living in the Atlántico Department of Colombia.
  • Chango people
    The Changos, also known as Camanchacos or Camanchangos, were an indigenous people who inhabited a long stretch of the Pacific coast from the Atacama desert to the Coquimbo Region in what is now southern Peru and northern Chile.
  • Surruque
    The Surruque people lived along the middle Atlantic coast of Florida during the 16th and 17th centuries.
  • Huarpe people
    The Huarpes or Warpes are indigenous inhabitants of Cuyo, in Argentina.
  • Timoto–Cuica people
    Timoto–Cuica people were an indigenous group composed primarily of two tribes, the Timote and the Cuica, that inhabited in the Andean region of western Venezuela.
  • Pehuenche people
    Pehuenche (Pewenche, people of pewen in Mapudungun) are an indigenous people who are part of the Mapuche peoples; they live in the Andes in south central Chile and Argentina.
  • Otavalo people
    The Otavalos are an indigenous people native to Imbabura Province in northern Ecuador.