Indigenous People

When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white men came, an Indian said simply “Ours”.
Vine Deloria Jr.

No dia 9 de agosto é comemorado o dia internacional dos povos indígenas. Esta semana vamos falar destes povos, sua colonização e sua história. O que você sabe sobre os povos indígenas ao redor do mundo? Venha aprender ou compartilhar conosco no nosso Conversation Club desta semana.

Articles

Native American – indigenous peoples of Canada and United States – Article from ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA

The Story of the Conquistadors

How Europeans brought sickness to the New World – Can some of the world’s last isolated groups avoid those fates as they make contact in the 21st century?

Videos 

America´s native prisoners of war – Ted talk about the current situation of people from a native American tribe.

How to Talk about indigenous people – Although it focus on Canada, it can give an idea of the polemic related to the term.

Movie

Saints and strangers – Story of the Voyage of the Mayflower and the first year of The Pilgrims in America.

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Do you think the arrival of Europeans in America was  discovery or conquest?

Do you think the rights of indigenous peoples are respected?

Have you ever met a native Brazilian living in their tribe? Would you like to?

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