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Native Americans, Text in Brief – Tasks

These tasks are based on Native Americans - Text in Brief

Vocabulary

Words of Native American origin. What do they mean? Try this interactive task

Find out

1. Use the web and make a short presentation about ONE of the characters listed here:

  • Hiawatha
  • Pocahontas
  • Crazy Horse
  • Sitting Bull
  • Geronimo

Include a picture. The presentation should include the following information:

  • which tribe they belonged to
  • their geographical location
  • when they lived
  • why they are famous

2.Choose one of the tribes listed in the text above or use the link, Native American Tribesand find out:

  • some basic facts about the tribe
  • present and past location
  • how they used to live
  • historical information

Discuss

Judging from what you know about Native Americans, do you agree with Columbus' statement that Indians did not seem to have any religion?