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Unit 1A

Native American & Exploration / Early Settlers Literature

The first Europeans to come to North America were - Ice Age peoples who traveled across a land bridge from Asia
Three types of Native American genres include chants, folklore, healing songs
Native American literature themes include Reverence for nature, creation of the world, worship of many gods, people's origins
This kind of narrative records information about the writers own travels to an unfamiliar place. Exploration Narrative
This kind of narrative records daily events and personal observations Diary or journal
What are origin myths? Stories that explain how life began
"The Earth on Turtle's Back" tells how this came to exist. The earth
After reading "The Earth on Turtle's Back" you can tell that the Native Americans value certain things in their culture. What 2 of these items do they value? animals and dreams
In "When Grizzlies Walked Upright" what part of the natural world is explained? How Native Americans came to be.
In "The Way to Rainy Mountain", Momaday explains that he returns to Rainy Mountain at first to - visit his grandmother's grave.
According to the origin myth of the Kiowas, the Kiowas entered the world - through a hollow log.
Momaday says that the legend of Devils Tower is important to the Kiowas because the - Kiowas have kinsmen in the sky.
ONe of the main ideas in "The Way to Rainy Mountain" is Kiowas changed as they moved south.
What was Columbus's purpose for writing "A Journal of the First Voyage to America"? to persuade his patrons that their money was well spent
Why did Columbus mention gold two times in one day? Finding gold and riches was a main goal of his journey.
In "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olauda Equiano" the sailor whipped Equiano because he refused to eat anything.
What part of the "Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olauda Equiano" explains why Equiano feared the sailors? The anecdote of the beating and death of a white sailor.
What did Equiano find most disturbing about the slave markets? The separation of families.
In "The Very Brief Relation of the Devastation of the Indies", what did the author believe was the motivation for the Spaniards' treatment of the Indians? greed
What two things were the Indians made to do for the Spaniards? Dive for pearls and made to serve the Spaniards.
Why didn't the Spanish ships in "The Very Brief Relation of the Devastation of the Indies" need maps to navigate around the islands? The followed the corpses of the Indians
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