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Over several thousand years, Indians learned from one another and developed ways of life that had much in common despite their diverse backgrounds. E. Traveling in small foraging bands in search of food, they apparently traveled by watercraft, following the then-continuous coastline from Siberia to Alaska and progressing southward along the Pacific coast. Along the way, groups stopped and either settled nearby or traveled inland to establish new homes. E. of peoples who fed on marine life, birds, small mammals, and wild plants, as well as an occasional mastodon.

E. 980, five centuries before the arrival of Columbus, when Norse expansionists from Scandinavia colonized parts of Greenland. The Greenland Norse hunted furs, obtained timber, and traded with Inuit groups. They also made several attempts, beginning in about 1000, to colonize Vinland, as they called Newfoundland. The Vinland Norse initially exchanged metal goods for ivory with the local Beothuk Indians, but peaceful trade gave way to hostile encounters. Beothuk resistance soon led the Norse to withdraw from Vinland.

Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. Native Peoples of America, to 1500 13 guests or destroyed them. From the time of the earliest contacts, Europeans were amazed by the artistic and architectural achievements of the Northwest coast Indians.

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