This week we discussed different indigenous groups hailing from North America: their culture, history, and art. We also discussed the recent push to celebrate "Indigenous People's Day."
Learners can try several different listening comprehension activities about keeping indigenous languages alive, and about a controversy regarding aboriginal bones.
For original version listening, listen to a couple of short pieces from NPR called Indigenous People's Day is Now a Holiday.or what the holiday means for Native Americans. Also, I highly recommend checkout out some fantastic podcasts produced by American Indians: Telling Our Twisted Histories, This Land, All My Relations
Learners can read try text from the BBC about Life for Native Americans.
For original version, there are countless texts and resources through the 360ºNative Vision from the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian: What Does it Mean to Remove a People? or American Indian Responses to Environmental Challenges.
For writing this week, write a reflective essay about some of the points we unpacked in class: