alfredo martinez,ihsan ali, Cherokee, The Southeast

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Why is the study of Native American's important history?

The study of the Native American's is important history because they invented new things that are still used today as another name and made from another material are still used today.We also learned that we can make cloths from the animals skin and we can hunt them and then ear them like birds,wild animals. The
Native Americans also used the stuff that we have today the difference is that they are made from different material but the idea is the same.external image native_americans_map.jpg
The word "native" has a generic meaning, referring to anyone or anything that is at home in its place of origin. "Native" also has a pejorative meaning in English colonization, as in "The natives are restless tonight." From an English perspective (and, after all, we are talking about English words), "native" carries the connotation of "primitive," which itself has both a generic definition, meaning "first" or "primary," and a pejorative use, meaning "backward" or "ignorant." And, as we have seen, "American" derives from that other Italian. So "Native American" does not avoid the problem of naming from an outsider's perspective.