Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America Setting & Symbolism

Jack Weatherford
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Tuktoyaktuk

An Inuvialuit village that lies on the Arctic Ocean, used by Weatherford partly symbolically in Native Roots.

Cahokia

The ancient Native American city located near modern-day St. Louis.

Florida

'Florida' was the term the Spanish used to refer to all of America in the 16th and 17th centuries.

New York City

Through the fur trade, John Jacob Astor's fortune helped to build New York City.

Tammany Societies

American societies named after Chief Tamanend during the Revolutionary War and lasting as widespread phenomena until the War of 1812. These societies often called Tamanend the Patron Saint of the United States of America.

Native American Names and Words

The Native Americans contributed an enormous amount of names and words to American English.

The Florida of the Inca

El Inca's history of North America.

Metis

The mixed ethnicity descended from the French and Native Americans.

Cash Crops

The Native Americans introduced...

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