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Native Americans in the United States print that page


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


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


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


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


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

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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


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