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American Indians II Prezentace Power Point ANGLICKÝ JAZYK – 2. stupeň Autor: Mgr. Marie Vlčková, Masarykova ZŠ Plzeň Projekt "EU peníze školám", registrační.

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1 American Indians II Prezentace Power Point ANGLICKÝ JAZYK – 2. stupeň Autor: Mgr. Marie Vlčková, Masarykova ZŠ Plzeň Projekt "EU peníze školám", registrační číslo projektu: CZ.1.07/1.4.00/ Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním rozpočtem České republiky

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6  The American frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American westward expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the assimilation of the last mainland territories into states in the early 20th century.  Enormous popular attention in the media focuses on the western United States in the second half of the nineteenth century, a period sometimes called the Old West, or the Wild West. The frontier history tells the story of the creation and defense of communities, the use of the land, the development of markets, and the formation of states.

7  Native Americans had many customs and traditions. They were passed from generation to generation.  Although the invasion of the white men destroyed many tribes and traditions, some old customs remained. Dance played a very important role in Native American tribes. People danced for many occasions and ceremonies. many occasions and ceremonies. Weddings, were usually very festive.

8  Many tribes in many regions celebrated the harvest. (corn)  During these festivals the people painted their faces white to represent happiness.  Indian pottery is a very old art. Some remains of ancient pottery was found to be as old as 300 B.C. This was found in Arizona. Indian pottery was glazed in fire and covered with clay strips.

9  The Plains Indians believed in the Great Spirit. The Indians believed the Great Spirit had power over all things including animals, trees, stones, and clouds. The earth was believed to be the mother of all spirits. The sun had great power also because it gave the earth light and warmth  Native Americans made beautiful jewelry. It was also used for trading. They traded beads, shells, silver, turquoise and amber. For beadwork, they carved shells, stones, copper, and wood. They beaded pieces of leather, their clothing and decorations.

10  Native Americans were great storytellers. They had many legends and were passed from one generation to another. These legends help save the culture and traditions of many tribes. Some legends tell about heroes.  Native Americans knew a lot about healing and natural medicine. The medicine included herbs, but also spirits! Native Americans believed that people should live in harmony with the nature and you heal by returning people to that harmony. Most of the tribes had special "medicine" men and women who did the healing. Sometimes they are called shamans.

11  In the U.S. Indian reservations controlled by Indian tribes under the auspices of the Office of Indian Affairs Ministry of Interior USA  In the U.S. there are approximately 310 Indian reservations, which means that not every one of nearly 550 strains have their own reservation

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13  invented the game of lacrosse  invented their own alphabet  original territory: North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee  today´s smaller territory in: North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma

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15  original territory: South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana

16  original territory: Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska

17  The Navajo (Navajo: Diné or Naabeehó) of the Southwestern United States are the largest federally recognized tribe of the United States of America with 300,048 enrolled tribal members.Navajo Southwestern United States federally recognized tribeUnited States of America

18 Valerie Red-Horse – an American actor, a film director Adam Beach – an American actor

19 Wes Studi – an American actor Graham Greene – an American actor

20 Kimberly Guerrero – an American actress Irene Bedard – an American actress

21     indians.html indians.html 


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