Pueblo Indian

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Pueb′lo In′dian



n.
a member of any of a number of American Indian peoples of the U.S. Southwest whose traditional way of life includes residence in pueblos, agriculture, and an annual cycle of community rituals.
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In Northern New Mexico near the Rio Grande, prehistoric and contemporary Puebloan peoples have made their home.
Among the Puebloan peoples, an active tradition of sunwatching guided an annual cycle of ritual and agriculture well into the present century.
She concludes that pandemic smallpox mortality was the most likely cause.(28) The first North American smallpox pandemic having apparently spread about as far as I hypothesized, it almost certainly did so via Puebloan peoples.