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Chapters 3

Indians

What Columbus first called the Native Americans

Tepees

Tents made by stretching animal skins over poles

Bullboats

Made by stretching buffalo skins over a round frame

Snowsnake

Indian winter sport played with long sticks

The Gospel

the biggest change that came to the Indians way of living

John Eliot

Missionary who translated the Bible into the language of the Massachusetts Indians

Roger Williams

Missionary who treated the Indians fairly

John Wesley

One of the most famous English preachers of his day

David Brainerd

Missionary who gave his life to the Indians and died at the age of 29

Sequoya

He created the Indian alphabet

Syllabary

The Cherokee alphabet

Jim Thorpe

The greatest athlete of the 1950's

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