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By Mary Lynn Bushong
The Pueblo Indians came from one tribe. Now we know most of them as the Hopi and Zuni people. The name pueblo is Spanish. It means "village."
The first Pueblo people were called Anasazi. They started out living in caves. Then they learned to build homes. They wove baskets.
The people grew corn and pumpkins for food. Later on, they grew beans. They also used wild plants.
To keep food safe, they kept it in big pits under the ground. The people also learned to tame turkeys. That way, they could always have some meat.
Over the years, the people changed. They learned to grow more food. They did not hunt so much.Paragraphs 6 to 14:
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