Indianism

noun
In·di·an·ism | \ˈin-dē-ə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of Indianism 

1 : the qualities or culture distinctive of American Indians

2 : policy designed to further the interests or culture of American Indians

Other Words from Indianism

Indianist \ˈin-dē-ə-nist \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Indianism

1651, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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