01. Native [tribes] have lived on this island for over 4,000 years.
02. In 60 A.D., the Romans' were victorious in their battle against the [tribes] living in Britain at that time.
03. One of Genghis Khan's first important achievements was to unite the scattered [tribes] of Mongolia.
04. He has been elected chief of his band and now leads the [tribal] council.
05. Spirit worship is the dominant belief of many of the hill [tribe] peoples of Laos.
06. Among the Danakil [tribes] of Ethiopia, when a male dies, his grave is marked with a stone for every man he had killed.
07. In the past, when people lived in small, isolated [tribes], each man had a first name only.
08. Certain kinds of ants raid the nests of other ant [tribes], kill the queen, and kidnap many of the workers, which then become their slaves.
09. Fiestas are held in Peru to celebrate a religious event or to mark [tribal] or national occasions.
10. The roots of the English language can be traced back to an ancient language spoken by [tribes] living in Asia and Europe.
11. Studies of so-called primitive [tribes] in South America have found they generally have a very sophisticated social system.
12. The primitive [tribes] of the area were quickly overpowered by the European armies.
13. In the year 43 A.D., the Romans conquered England, and suppressed the local Celtic [tribes].
14. As the Roman Empire slowly declined, Germanic [tribes] overran Western Europe.
15. Among some American Indian [tribes], it was customary to give newborn males temporary names; these names were changed later as the boys developed character, and showed courage in manhood.
16. Peter Minuit purchased Manhattan Island from the Manhattoe [tribe] for various objects worth about $24.
17. In 1876, warriors of the Sioux and Cheyenne [tribes] trapped and killed the entire army of General George Custer at the battle of Little Bighorn.
18. A South African proverb notes that when the elephant is killed, all the [tribes] gather together to eat of it.
19. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that our loyalties must transcend our race, our [tribe], our class, and our nation, and this means we must develop a world perspective.

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