Native American Vocabulary

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Published on October 16, 2007

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IDEAL Charter Middle School Vocabulary Presentation

Native American Vocabulary

Some of the English words we use are words we borrowed or adapted from native Americans. They are considered the indigenous people of the Americas Did You Know?

Some of the English words we use are words we borrowed

or adapted from native Americans. They are considered the indigenous people of the Americas

Which Brings us to the first Vocabulary Word Indigenous Peoples (means they originated there)

Indigenous Peoples (means they originated there)

Plants and Animals can be Indigenous Is a cactus indigenous to Wisconsin? Is a kangaroo indigenous to Australia? Is a Palm Tree indigenous to Alaska? Is a giraffe indigenous to Africa? Think about this

Is a cactus indigenous to Wisconsin?

Is a kangaroo indigenous to Australia?

Is a Palm Tree indigenous to Alaska?

Is a giraffe indigenous to Africa?

Milwaukee (Wisconsin): Algonquian, believed to mean "a good spot or place."

Chicago (Illinois): Algonquian for "garlic field ."

Texas: from an Indian word meaning "friends."

Bayou

Think about this How is a bayou different from a river? How is a bayou different from an ocean? How is a bayou different from a lake?

persimmon

caucus

mahogany

What did the Native Americans make from mahogany? What do people now make from mahogany? Think about this

Avocado Indigenous to Central and South America and domesticated by 500 BC. The name 'Avocado‘ and comes from the Aztec name meaning 'testicle tree'.

cannibal Fortunately for you, in this world it is dog eat dog!

Think about this Have you ever seen a movie about human cannibals? What was it called?

Arawak barbacoa a raised frame of sticks barbecue

Think about this What do you think Native Americans cooked on a barbecue? What do you like cooked on a barbecue?

lacrosse

Here are some ideas for your own pictures of the Native American Vocabulary Words.

barbecue

lacrosse

persimmon

I am one of the original people of this land! indigenous

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