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Encyclopedia > Pueblo Indians

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American Indians, Native Americans, History of a Proud People. History and Culture of Native Americans (2064 words)
Indian Nations are sovereign governments, recognized in the and hundreds of treaties with the U.S. President.
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PUEBLO INDIANS (1617 words)
During the Classic Pueblo period (1050–1300) the northernmost regions were no longer occupied, and the population became concentrated in large multistoried, terraced pueblos and in similar villages built in recesses in cliffs.
A mass Pueblo revolt in 1680 drove the Spanish from the territory, and the Pueblo were not reconquered until 1692.
Pueblo pottery is characterized by a beauty of decoration and shape that is unmatched among modern North American Indians; the work of Pueblo potters such as Maria Martinez (1887–1980) is prized by Indian art collectors.
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