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27. Who was the greatest Native American in history?

Dad and Me Love History

12/06/19 • 18 min

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Dad & Me play Native American Trumps!

This episode introduces the biggest names from Native American History. So get on your Crazy Horse, and get ready for a battle of trumps! We select categories from our homemade cards, like “BEST NAME” or “BIGGEST CHALLENGE FACED AS A CHILD” or “MOST AMAZING ACHIEVEMENT”. The cards will be shuffled and could throw up matches that you won’t find anywhere else – maybe Pocahontas v Sacagawea! Or Sitting Bull versus Geronimo!

Please forgive us for mispronouncing names, from ‘Colonel Custard’ to ‘Saca-ga-ga-wea’! As always, we are learning from our mistakes. But the outtakes for this episode are a heinous crime!

Read industry reviews of Dad’s new World War II Asia-Pacific novel, The Slightest Chance, at paulletters.com. It’s out now on Kindle for US$6.99, as well as in paperback. So is Dad’s first wartime novel, A Chance Kill, set in Poland, Paris, London and Prague. Real history, authentic thriller/love-stories.

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Questions for after you’ve listened:

  1. What the name of the explorer and translator who travelled with Lewis and Clark?
  2. Who’s name meant “the naughty one”?
  3. What was the name of the American Colonel at the Battle of Little Big Horn?
  4. Which two of our famous native Americans fought at the Battle of Little Big Horn?
  5. Who met two US Presidents and told them about how unfair things were for Native Americans?

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We’ll be taking a break over Christmas and New Year - our next episode will be released on the first Saturday of February. Merry Christmas and may 2020 make all of your historical dreams come true!

Podcast cover art by Molly Austin

The Native American flute music you’ll hear is from Flutecraft, who offer free music at Jamendo.com

Also featured is music from https://filmmusic.io: “Neo Western”; “Robo Western”; “Western Strets”. All by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Sound effects used under RemArc Licence. Copyright 2019 © BBC

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