Friday, January 10, 2014

Native Americans

Lesson goal: learning about Native Indians in order to understand the novel better.

These are terms commonly, or occasionally used in the English language. They can all, in some way, be connected to Native Americans.

Indian summer
Indian giver
Smoke the peace pipe
Bury the hatchet
Cigar Store Indian

In the video clip below, Jerry Seinfeld is interested in a girl who is Native American and the clip is a summary of the scenes in the episode that deals with this subject. In the episode, Jerry tries to avoid using words that may offend her.

This is a link to Native Americans on Wikipedia

This is a video about the Coulee Dam which was built on Spokane Indian land.

Task for next time:

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