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By Yvonne Wakim Dennis

Hands-on actions, video games, and crafts introduce teenagers to the variety of local American cultures and educate them in regards to the humans, stories, and occasions that experience contributed to shaping the US, earlier and current. 9 geographical parts hide a number of groups just like the Mohawk within the Northeast, Ojibway within the Midwest, Shoshone within the nice Basin, Apache within the Southwest, Yupik in Alaska, and local Hawaiians, between others. Lives of ancient and modern impressive contributors like leader Joseph and Maria Tallchief are featured, and the publication is full of various issues like first encounters with Europeans, Indian elimination, Mohawk sky walkers, and Navajo code talkers. Readers go back and forth local the USA via actions that spotlight the humanities, video games, nutrients, garments, and special celebrations, language, and lifestyles methods of assorted countries. childrens could make Haudensaunee corn husk dolls, play Washoe stone jacks, layout Inupiat sunlight goggles, or create a Hawaiian Ma’o-hauhele bag. A time line, word list, and proposals for sites, books, videos, and museums around out this multicultural guide.

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Elders tell of past Cranberry Days, when cranberries were picked for several days, and singing, dancing, and storytelling took place after a long day of cranberry harvesting. In the evening, the non-tribal community is invited to the tribal building for a potluck dinner, games, drumming, and singing. Families prepare dishes with cranberries so everyone can taste some of the harvest. New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and southern New York. S. state all later came to be called Delaware. The tribe’s own name for itself is Lenni-Lenape, or “true men” in their Algonquian language.

The state and greedy developers were In the late 1970s the Pequot began a remark- 26 ELIZABETH GEORGE, PEQUOT (1894–1973) eager to take over the land they had moved from. Mrs. able comeback. They approved a tribal constitu- George died in 1973 but, instead of the Pequot losing their tion and began a series of projects that would help reservation, they came home. them provide jobs for their people and income for Mrs. George’s descendants tried different businesses, like the Pequot government. They won a court case in farming and raising pigs, but none were successful.

Very depressed by this harassment and PLAY WALTES, A DICE GAME ost Native tribes have some form of a dice game. M Waltes is played by the Mi’kmaq people. The name What You Do 1. Make the dice by decorating one side of each button with comes from the Mi’kmaq word waltestaqn (wall-tess-stah-ahn), the markers. You can use any design you like, but use the which is the name for the circular dish used in the game. The same design for each button. The Mi’kmaq use a cross game sets have beautiful, hand-carved wooden bowls and cari- design made up of little dots.

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