E11 UNIT 2: NATIVE AMERICAN ORAL TRADITION

In this unit, we will discuss the oral tradition in early Native American cultures.  You will read, listen to, and watch a variety of Native American stories.  


SLIDESHOWS


NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE GROUP INFORMATIONAL PDFs


NATIVE AMERICAN STORIES, SPEECHES, AND ORAL LITERATURE


INTERNET RESOURCES
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  1. Definition of Native Oral Traditions
  2. Myths
  3. Native American Stories and Legends
  4. Native American Folk Tales
  5. Navajo Ceremonial Songs
  6. Native American Legends (Folklore, myths, and traditional stories)
  7. More Native American Legends

UNIT VOCABULARY
You will encounter these words during the unit.  Write a definition (in your own words) for each word and use it in a sentence correctly

  1. Animism
  2. Archetype
  3. Creation myth
  4. Culture group
  5. Fetish
  6. Folktale
  7. Hero/Heroine
  8. Legend
  9. Memorate
  10. Myth
  11. Narrative
  12. Oral tradition
  13. Oratory
  14. Prayer
  15. Ritual
  16. Shaman
  17. Song
  18. Story teller
  19. Trickster
  20. Vision quest

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