Native American Vocabulary
<ul><li>Some of the English words we use are words we borrowed  </li></ul><ul><li>or adapted from native Americans. They  ...
Which Brings us to the first Vocabulary Word <ul><li>Indigenous Peoples  (means they originated there) </li></ul>
Plants and Animals can be Indigenous <ul><li>Is a cactus indigenous to Wisconsin? </li></ul><ul><li>Is a kangaroo indigeno...
Milwaukee  (Wisconsin): Algonquian, believed to mean &quot;a good spot or place.&quot;
Chicago  (Illinois): Algonquian for &quot;garlic field .&quot;
Texas:  from an Indian word meaning &quot;friends.&quot;
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 f...
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 Azte...
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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Native American Vocabulary

  1. 1. Native American Vocabulary
  2. 2. <ul><li>Some of the English words we use are words we borrowed </li></ul><ul><li>or adapted from native Americans. They are considered the indigenous people of the Americas </li></ul>Did You Know?
  3. 3. Which Brings us to the first Vocabulary Word <ul><li>Indigenous Peoples (means they originated there) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Plants and Animals can be Indigenous <ul><li>Is a cactus indigenous to Wisconsin? </li></ul><ul><li>Is a kangaroo indigenous to Australia? </li></ul><ul><li>Is a Palm Tree indigenous to Alaska? </li></ul><ul><li>Is a giraffe indigenous to Africa? </li></ul>Think about this
  5. 5. Milwaukee (Wisconsin): Algonquian, believed to mean &quot;a good spot or place.&quot;
  6. 6. Chicago (Illinois): Algonquian for &quot;garlic field .&quot;
  7. 7. Texas: from an Indian word meaning &quot;friends.&quot;
  8. 8. Bayou
  9. 9. 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?
  10. 10. persimmon
  11. 11. caucus
  12. 12. mahogany
  13. 13. What did the Native Americans make from mahogany? What do people now make from mahogany? Think about this
  14. 14. Avocado Indigenous to Central and South America and domesticated by 500 BC. The name 'Avocado‘ and comes from the Aztec name meaning 'testicle tree'.
  15. 15. cannibal Fortunately for you, in this world it is dog eat dog!
  16. 16. Think about this Have you ever seen a movie about human cannibals? What was it called?
  17. 17. Arawak barbacoa a raised frame of sticks barbecue
  18. 18. Think about this What do you think Native Americans cooked on a barbecue? What do you like cooked on a barbecue?
  19. 19. lacrosse
  20. 20. Here are some ideas for your own pictures of the Native American Vocabulary Words.
  21. 21. barbecue
  22. 22. lacrosse
  23. 23. persimmon
  24. 24. I am one of the original people of this land! indigenous

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