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Definition of the noun american indian

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  1. any of the languages spoken by Amerindians

Alternative definition of the noun american indian


  1. A member of some indigenous peoples of the Americas, especially the United States, but excluding the Inuit, Yupik, and Aleuts.
  2. [Canada] An indigenous person from the United States.

Definition of the adjective american indian

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  1. Relating to the indigenous peoples of the Americas or their languages.


American Indian is a fictional character from the 1971 film Hannie Caulder.


American Indian a.k.a. The indigenous peoples of the Americas are the pre-Columbian inhabitants of North and South America, and their descendants. Pueblos indígenas is a common term in Spanish-speaking countries. Aborigen is used in Argentina, whereas "Amerindian" is used in Guyana but not commonly in other countries. Indigenous peoples are commonly known in Canada as Aboriginal peoples, which include First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Indigenous peoples of the United States are commonly known as Native Americans or American Indians, and Alaska Natives.

Phrases with American Indian

  1. american indian day
  2. North American Indian
  3. south american indian

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for American Indian

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Costume (1996)

by Josephine Paterek

" American Indian Hobbyist 5(5, 6). Curtis, Edward S . The North American Indian. Vol. 4. New York: Johnson Reprint Company, 1970.

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Removal (2011)

by Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr., James W. Parins

''The American Indian and the Origin of the Second American Party System.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Politics of the American West (2013)

by Steven L. Danver

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), founded in 1944, is an American Indian and Alaska Native indigenous rights organization, the first successful such organization to be completely led by native people them- selves. The NCAI ...

Google previewOklahoma Indian Dictionary for Kids! (1995)

by Carole Marsh

Shawnee, June; Creek Nation Festival, Okmulgee, June; American Indian Film & Video Competition, Oklahoma City, June; Choctaw Annual Rodeo, Hartshome, Memorial Day Weekend; “Art Under the Oaks” Indian Market, Muskogee, April; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women and American Politics (2009)

by Lynne E. Ford

Through Bonney's concern over American Indian lands being made available to white settlers, Quinton and Bonney together started a petition drive to protest the breaking of treaties. They formed the Indian Treaty-Keeping and Protective ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2010)

Volume 14: Folklife by Glenn Hinson, William Ferris

Dancing, American Indian Traditions The dance traditions of southern American Indians spiritually celebrate each tribe's place in the world and in the immediate environment. For generations, Indians have danced to show respect to new crops ...

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Universal American Indian Sign Language Of The Plains Indians. By William Tomkins.

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