The Africans taught the Indians rice cultivation, and the groups formed an agricultural and military alliance.
Its army repelled European military attacks until 1694. government's attempt to eliminate it as a refuge for runaways. On July 4th of that year, when his Seminole nation crossed into Texas, it was a historic moment: an African people had arrived together as a nation on this soil, under the command of their ruling monarch, Chief John Horse.
White reaction to such communities was extreme despite their limited numbers. The Second Seminole War resulted in 1,600 dead and cost over $40 million. Before the Civil War, many Native American nations on the eastern seaboard of the United States became biracial communities. Today, many African Americans can trace their ancestry in part to an Indian tribe.
Even though the term "Indian" does not include the culturally and linguistically distinct indigenous peoples of the Arctic regions of the Americas—such as the Aleuts, Inuit, or Yupik peoples, who entered the continent as a second more recent wave of migration several thousand years ago, and have much more recent genetic and cultural commonalities with the aboriginal peoples of the Asiatic Arctic Russian Far East—these groups are nonetheless considered "indigenous peoples of the Americas".
Although some indigenous peoples of the Americas were traditionally hunter-gatherers—and many, especially in the Amazon basin, still are—many groups practiced aquaculture and agriculture.
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