Native Americans - Life as a Child
1. How did Native American children learn the history and background of the tribe?
a. By reading books
b. By listening to stories told by the elders
c. By attending school
d. Through online courses
e. All of the above
2. What did the mother use to carry her baby around?
b. Baby bjorn
3. How were misbehaving children generally punished?
a. They were beaten
b. They got less food for a while
c. They were teased and shamed
d. All of the Above
e. None of the above
4. True or False: Children who obeyed were often praised in front of the tribe.
5. What was the ceremony called when a child became an adult?
d. Right of Passage
6. Where did young children and babies spend most of their time?
a. In the fields
b. With their mother
c. Hunting and fishing
d. With their father
7. True or False: Girls often followed their fathers around to learn how to hunt and fish.
8. How many children did the typical Native American family have?
a. 0 to 1
b. 1 to 2
c. 3 to 4
d. 6 to 7
9. What right of passage involved discovering a person's guardian spirit?
e. Vision quest
10. True or False: In Native American society, a person's birth name was seldom used.
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