Баранова, Дули, 5. Учебник. Module 5i

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I was somewhere in North America. I was with my tribe. We hunted buffalo.
Native Americans are the people who already lived in North America before the Europeans arrived there.
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arrive (v): reach / come to a place
continent (n): large land mass (eg. Asia, Africa, etc)
native tribe (n): a group of people with the same language and customs who live in the country / area
where they were born
respect (v): to admire, think a lot of
wooden (adj): made of wood
canoe (n): small narrow boat with a paddle
hunting (n): the act of chasing and killing animals for food
trading (n): the act of buying and selling or exchanging goods
animal skin (n): the natural со wring of on animal
sled(n): a wooden frame on two strips of metal for travelling over snow
look after (phr v): to take care of
protect (v): to keep from harm

The Kwakiutl people are inhabitants of the northern parts of North America and believe that their ancestors arrived there in the form of animals. Many of them died from diseases when they came into contact with Europeans in the 18th century. Today, they are known as the Kwakwaka’wakw and most of them live on Vancouver Island in Canada.
The Navajo are inhabitants of the southwestern parts of the United States of America. Before the Europeans come to America, the Navajo were hunters and gatherers. They started farming and keeping sheep and goats after the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors. The Navajo fought against the Spanish and then the Americans until only a few thousand of them were left.
The Cheyenne are a people of the Great Plains of North America. At first, the Cheyenne lived in the same place but, because of difficult conditions, they started moving around and sleeping in tepees. They started using horses when the Europeans imported them. Many Cheyenne died fighting the Americans and about half of their population died from disease in the middle of the 19th century The famous Battle of Little Bighorn, which took place on 25-26 June 1876. involved the Cheyenne and General Custer’s army.
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