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Side view illustration of cowboy on horse

American cowboy

Side view illustration of cowboy on horse

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American cowboy

Illustration of a collection of

Artifact: beads

Illustration of a collection of "money beads" from Palau

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Artifact: beads

Illustration of a Bai in Palau. Bai is a local Palauan name for the steep-roofed shelter built as a meeting place for the village elders

Bai (Palauan meeting place)

Illustration of a Bai in Palau. Bai is a local Palauan name for the steep-roofed shelter built as a meeting place for the village elders

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Bai (Palauan meeting place)

Illustration of a dollar or peso sign ($), which is a symbol primarily used to indicate the various peso and dollar units of currency around the world

Currency: dollar sign

Illustration of a dollar or peso sign ($), which is a symbol primarily used to indicate the various peso and dollar units of currency around the world

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Currency: dollar sign

A fale is a traditional, oval, Samoan building with wooden posts holding up a domed roof. This is a more modern, rectangular version of a fale.

Fale 1 (Samoa)

A fale is a traditional, oval, Samoan building with wooden posts holding up a domed roof. This is a more modern, rectangular version of a fale.

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Fale 1 (Samoa)

An above view of the square blue house, shows two of the structures walls and three side of the yellow pyramid roof. The house is elevated on stilts and has a set of stairs that lead up to the front entrance.

Fale: enclosed 4 (Samoa)

An above view of the square blue house, shows two of the structures walls and three side of the yellow pyramid roof. The house is elevated on stilts and has a set of stairs that lead up to the front entrance.

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Fale: enclosed 4 (Samoa)

Illustration of a traditional Samoan fale, with the round/oval shape, and wooden poles holding up a domed thatched roof. The metal top-piece is a modern addition

Fale: traditional (Samoa)

Illustration of a traditional Samoan fale, with the round/oval shape, and wooden poles holding up a domed thatched roof. The metal top-piece is a modern addition

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Fale: traditional (Samoa)

This symbol shows a flattened view of the official flag of Hawaii. The flag comprises of red, white, and blue stripes and includes the British flag in the top left-hand corner.

Flag: USA Hawaii

This symbol shows a flattened view of the official flag of Hawaii. The flag comprises of red, white, and blue stripes and includes the British flag in the top left-hand corner.

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Flag: USA Hawaii

The Kanaka Maoli is considered by many native Hawaiians to be the original flag of the Kingdom of Hawaii. It has eight stripes representing the eight islands of Hawaii

Flag: USA Hawaii Kanaka Maoli

The Kanaka Maoli is considered by many native Hawaiians to be the original flag of the Kingdom of Hawaii. It has eight stripes representing the eight islands of Hawaii

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Flag: USA Hawaii Kanaka Maoli

One of the oldest handcrafts of African origin in the United States is the hand-woven winnowing sieve, a shallow basket that was used during the Colonia Era to separate the rice seed from its chaff. Made from indigenous bulrush, sweetgrass is a strong yet supple marsh grass that thrives in the sandy soil of the coastal regions of the US South Atlantic

Gullah sweetgrass basket

One of the oldest handcrafts of African origin in the United States is the hand-woven winnowing sieve, a shallow basket that was used during the Colonia Era to separate the rice seed from its chaff. Made from indigenous bulrush, sweetgrass is a strong yet supple marsh grass that thrives in the sandy soil of the coastal regions of the US South Atlantic

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Gullah sweetgrass basket

A side view of a three dimensional headdress colored yellow, red, and orange

Hawaiian Royalty Headdress

A side view of a three dimensional headdress colored yellow, red, and orange

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Hawaiian Royalty Headdress

A stylized red hibiscus flower with an orange style protruding from the center of the flower. The hibiscus is the state flower of Hawaii

Hibiscus Flower

A stylized red hibiscus flower with an orange style protruding from the center of the flower. The hibiscus is the state flower of Hawaii

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Hibiscus Flower

The Maryland State House is located in Annapolis and is the oldest state capitol in continuous legislative use, dating to 1772. It houses the Maryland General Assembly and offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

Maryland State House

The Maryland State House is located in Annapolis and is the oldest state capitol in continuous legislative use, dating to 1772. It houses the Maryland General Assembly and offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

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Maryland State House

A stylized Hi'a Lehua flower shows the green leaves and base and long, upward reaching red petals

Metrosideros Polymorpha (Hi'a Lehua)

A stylized Hi'a Lehua flower shows the green leaves and base and long, upward reaching red petals

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Metrosideros Polymorpha (Hi'a Lehua)

Illustration of a generic monument

Monument 2

Illustration of a generic monument

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Monument 2

Illustration of a musical note known as a double quaver, or two eighth notes beamed together. An eighth note or quaver is a musical note played for one eighth of the duration of whole note

Music: eighth notes 1

Illustration of a musical note known as a double quaver, or two eighth notes beamed together. An eighth note or quaver is a musical note played for one eighth of the duration of whole note

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Music: eighth notes 1

Illustration of a musical note known as a double quaver, or two eighth notes beamed together. An eighth note or quaver is a musical note played for one eighth of the duration of whole note

Music: eighth notes 2

Illustration of a musical note known as a double quaver, or two eighth notes beamed together. An eighth note or quaver is a musical note played for one eighth of the duration of whole note

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Music: eighth notes 2

Illustration of a Palagi (foreigner) house in Samoa. This style of housing is usually enclosed, built of concrete bricks and a corrugated iron roof

Palagi house (Samoa)

Illustration of a Palagi (foreigner) house in Samoa. This style of housing is usually enclosed, built of concrete bricks and a corrugated iron roof

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Palagi house (Samoa)

Illustration of a man talking. The Palau storyboards and symbols are a way to tell stories of old Palauan legends, or legends from nearby places (Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, etc.). These particular symbols were taken from a bai, which is a traditional village meeting house/hut that is covered in storyboards

Palau Storyboard: 1

Illustration of a man talking. The Palau storyboards and symbols are a way to tell stories of old Palauan legends, or legends from nearby places (Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, etc.). These particular symbols were taken from a bai, which is a traditional village meeting house/hut that is covered in storyboards

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Palau Storyboard: 1

Traditional Palau storyboard figure of a mangrove. The Palau storyboards and symbols are a way to tell stories of old Palauan legends, or legends from nearby places (Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, etc.). These particular symbols were taken from a bai, which is a traditional village meeting house/hut that is covered in storyboards

Palau Storyboard: 2

Traditional Palau storyboard figure of a mangrove. The Palau storyboards and symbols are a way to tell stories of old Palauan legends, or legends from nearby places (Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, etc.). These particular symbols were taken from a bai, which is a traditional village meeting house/hut that is covered in storyboards

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Palau Storyboard: 2

Illustration of a shark. The Palau storyboards and symbols are a way to tell stories of old Palauan legends, or legends from nearby places (Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, etc.). These particular symbols were taken from a bai, which is a traditional village meeting house/hut that is covered in storyboards

Palau Storyboard: 4

Illustration of a shark. The Palau storyboards and symbols are a way to tell stories of old Palauan legends, or legends from nearby places (Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, etc.). These particular symbols were taken from a bai, which is a traditional village meeting house/hut that is covered in storyboards

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Palau Storyboard: 4

Illustration of a rooster, representing money. The Palau storyboards and symbols are a way to tell stories of old Palauan legends, or legends from nearby places (Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, etc.). These particular symbols were taken from a bai, which is a traditional village meeting house/hut that is covered in storyboards

Palau Storyboard: 5

Illustration of a rooster, representing money. The Palau storyboards and symbols are a way to tell stories of old Palauan legends, or legends from nearby places (Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, etc.). These particular symbols were taken from a bai, which is a traditional village meeting house/hut that is covered in storyboards

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Palau Storyboard: 5

Illustration of a second type of pyramid

Pyramid 2

Illustration of a second type of pyramid

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Pyramid 2

Illustration of a traditional Samoan canoe

Samoan canoe

Illustration of a traditional Samoan canoe

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Samoan canoe

Illustration of a tipi or teepee, popularized by Native Americans of the Great Plains

Tipi/Teepee (Plains Indians)

Illustration of a tipi or teepee, popularized by Native Americans of the Great Plains

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Tipi/Teepee (Plains Indians)

Illustration of a Totem pole, created by First Nations in Canada

Totem pole (First Nations)

Illustration of a Totem pole, created by First Nations in Canada

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Totem pole (First Nations)

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