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anthropology- the study of behavior, artifacts, and beliefs of different cultures.

archaeodome- a structure used by archaeologists that allows them to be protected from the weather so they can work on a site year-round.

archaeology- the study of the physical remains of human settlement.
artifact- an object produced or shaped by human craft, especially a tool, weapon, or ornament of archaeological or historical interest.
burials- location of graves and the artifacts found in and around them.
cache- a hiding place used mainly for storing food and valuables of ancient cultures.

culture- the way of life of a group of people. This includes what they wear, how they govern themselves, their religious belief, other rituals, etc.

hunger/gatherer- people who hunted animals and collected plants for food.

migration- movements of large groups of people.

pemmican- a Native American recipe that includes buffalo meat, berries, nuts and fat that are ground together, and dried.

petroglyphs- ancient pictures that are cut into stone.

ruins- the remains of something destroyed, disintegrated, or decayed.

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