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Native Americans in the United States print that page

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ethnic violence and social disruption. The American Indians suffered high fatalities from the contact with infectious Eurasian diseases, to which they had no acquired immunity . Epidemics after European contact caused the greatest loss of life for indigenous populations. Estimates of the

Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact print that page

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ambiguous or circumstantial evidence cited by proponents. Only one instance of pre-Columbian European contact – the Norse settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada c. 1000 CE – is regarded by scholars as demonstrated. [ 1 ] The scientific responses to other pre-Columbian

Makassan contact with Australia print that page

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Australia While markedly different from their experience of colonisation by the British , the Makassar contact with Aboriginal people had a significant effect on their cultures. The visits are remembered vividly today, through oral history , songs and dances, and rock and bark paintings

Non-native territorial evolution of North America contact to 1763 print that page

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There was limited contact between North American people and the outside world before 1492 . Several theoretical contacts have been proposed, but the earliest physical evidence comes from the Norse or Vikings . Norse captain Leif Ericson is believed to have reached the Island of Newfoundland

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The various codes of football share the following common elements: Two teams of usually between 11 and 18 players; some variations that have fewer players (five or more per team) are also popular. A clearly defined area in which to play the game. Scoring goals or points , by moving the

First contact print that page

First contact From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from First Contact ) Jump to: navigation , search First contact may refer to: [ edit ] In anthropology First contact anthropology ) , a first meeting of two previously unknown cultures First Contact

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Algonquian languages print that page

The Algonquian languages ( / æ l ˈ ɡ ɒ ŋ k w i ən / or / æ l ˈ ɡ ɒ ŋ k i ən / ; [ 1 ] also Algonkian ) are a subfamily of Native American languages which includes most of the languages in the Algic language family . The name of the Algonquian language family is distinguished

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Walking print that page

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bipeds , walking is generally distinguished from running in that only one foot at a time leaves contact with the ground and there is a period of double-support. In contrast, running begins when both feet are off the ground with each step. This distinction has the status of a formal requirement

Creole language print that page

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A creole language , or simply a creole , is a stable, natural language developed from the mixing of parent languages; creoles differ from pidgins (which are believed by scholars [ who? ] to be necessary precedents of creoles) in that they have been nativized by children as their primary

Nonverbal communication print that page

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However, much of the study of nonverbal communication has focused on face-to-face interaction, where it can be classified into three principal areas: environmental conditions where communication takes place, the physical characteristics of the communicators, and behaviors of communicators during