Published on October 16, 2007
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."
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?
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?
Here are some ideas for your own pictures of the Native American Vocabulary Words.
I am one of the original people of this land! indigenous
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