Activities

  1. Discuss and compare the treatment of native inhabitants by white newcomers in northern America with the treatment of the natives in other parts of the world, e.g. southern America, Australia, New Zealand.
  2. What stereotypical images of American Indians and the first settlers do you meet in films and literature? How would you characterize both?
  3. After having read the text about Pocahontas, think of a similar story or person, where the legend or romantic version differs from the real story and write a text explaining or polemicizing the differences.
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