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Surname 1 Students Name Institutional Affiliation Course Date Native American Ethnology It is estimated that between 18 and 20 million Native Americans lived in the United States when Europeans arrived. They were mostly immigrants from Asia to North America. It is purported that as many as 20,000 years ago, they walked across a land bridge, today as known as Bering Strait. In 1940, there were 334,000 Native American people, and they lived in different tribes all around North Americas. Most of the tribes did share some certain elements, however, the cultural features, languages, clothing, and customs were so enormously different from one tribe to another (Rodning, Christopher, and Jayur). The ethnology of Native American is an interdisciplinary academic field; it exams the history, culture, politics, issues, and contemporary experience. The rich, colorful culture with tragic history is worthy for us to study. History of Native Americans was utterly tragic. Their peaceful lives were ruined by diseases from European, relocation, and assimilation. When European first arrived in North America, they were friendly with Native American people. They taught them how to cook,
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