The english word indigenous means ”ursprungsbefolkning” in Swedish. The native Americans are the indigenous people of the US. What other indigenous people do you know of, and where do they live? How are they treated in their country? Do you know?

We can study this list to find out more.

  1. Now – let´s read the text Native Americans that will give us the background story of the indigenous people of America.
  2. Now – listen to this native american fairytale: The boy who snared the sun. You are to write a text in which you RETELL the fairytale IN SWEDISH, so perhaps you need to write notes as you listen.

If you want to find out more about the native americans, or if you want to boost your English, visit this page Mohawk indian tribe of New York state and read some more.