10 most difficult Indians riddlesIndians quiz
Mesa Verde National Park was the home of which Native Americans?
Located in Montezuma County, Colorado, the park protects some of the best-preserved Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites in the United States. It's one of the three UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in the U.S. that are credited to the Anasazi, alongsidde with Chaco Culture National Historical Park and Taos Pueblo.
Which was the last of the contiguous states to become a U.S. state?
Arizona is the place of the Apache resistance. It became a U.S. state on February 14, 1912, marking the end of the territorial colonization of Continental North America.
What is the largest tribal grouping of Native Americans in the United States?
According to the 2000 census, 281,069 U.S. citizens self-identify as Cherokee. These numbers are closely followed by Navajo (269,202). Other tribal groups are considerably smaller, only Sioux (108,272) and Chippewa (105,907) exceed 100,000.
Which tribe was Tecumseh the chief of?
Tecumseh was a Native American Shawnee warrior and chief, who became the primary leader of a large, multi-tribal confederacy in the early years of the nineteenth century. He was among the most celebrated Indian leaders in history and was known as a strong and eloquent orator who promoted tribal unity.
Who spoke Nahuatl?
Many words from Nahuatl (like tomato, chocolate, chilli, avocado and coyote) have been borrowed into Spanish, and since diffused into hundreds of other languages. Nahuatl is still spoken in Mexico. You can browse Wikipedia in Nahuatl at http://nah.wikipedia.org/.
Who was the last ruler of the Inca Empire?
Manco Inca Yupanqui
Túpac Amaru was the last indigenous monarch of the Neo-Inca State, remnants of the Inca Empire in Vilcabamba, Peru. He led the last brief rebellion against the Spanish, which resulted with his capture and execution in 1572. His last words were: "Pacha Kamaq (Quechua, Creator of the World), witness how my enemies shed my blood."
Europeans brought many diseases to the Americas. Which disease did they carry back?
Syphilis was present in the Americas before European contact. It was carried from the Americas to Europe by the returning crewmen from Christopher Columbus's voyage. The first outbreak of syphilis in Europe occurred in 1494 in Naples, Italy, during a French invasion.
In which country are the ruins of the Toltec Empire located?
Although the main pyramid at Tula isn’t huge, it is beautifully decorated and extremely well made. Sitting atop of the structure are 4 carved figures, thought to be ancient Toltec warriors.The sophistication and skill needed to create such works is large, with the 4-meter figures carved from solid basalt. This Mexican ruin was once the capital of the Toltec empire and has many references to the quasi-mythical God Quetzalcoatl.
The word "Cannibals" was originally used as a name of certain people. How are they called today?
Dayaks of Borneo
Many historians believe that cannibalism was rare or even nonexistent among Carib people. In 1503 Queen Isabella ruled that only people who were better off under slavery (especially cannibals) could legally be taken as slaves. This provided Spaniards an incentive for identifying various groups as cannibals to enslave them.