30 terms

Tohono O'odham Voc Words

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executive order
(noun) an order given directly from the president that does not have to go through congress
Pledge
(noun) a promise
Reservation
(noun) land set aside for Native Americans to live and govern
ancestral lands
(noun) lands where your family has lived for thousands of years
Embracing
(verb) holding in your arms with great love
Rugged
(adjective) rough, uneven, rocky land
Saguaros
(noun) giant cactuses that can grow over 60 feet tall
Gulf of Mexico
(noun) a body of water next to the southern U.S. and Mexico
Fury
wild or violent anger
Towering
(adjective) extremely tall especially in comparison with other things around
Indignity
(noun) a feeling of shame brought on by someone doing you wrong
Barriers
(noun) a fence or wall built to keep things or people out
Nomads
(noun) people who travel from place to place and have no permanent home
Mexican-American War
(noun) a war fought between the U.S. and Mexico from 1846-1848
Gadsden Purchase
(noun) a purchase of land by the U.S. from Mexico in 1854 for $10 million
Arizona
(noun) a state in the Southwestern U.S. that borders Mexico; Phoenix is the largest city
Connecticut
(noun) a small state on the East Coast of the U.S.
Sonora
(noun) a Mexican state next to the border of the United States
prickly pear
(noun) a purple or red fruit that grows on a cactus and can be eaten
Migrants
(noun) a worker who moves from place to place to harvest fruits and vegetables
national security concern
(noun) something that is a worry for a country's safety
barbed-wire fence
(noun) a wire fence with sharp parts used to keep people or animals out -
Dormitories
(noun) a place provided for people to
Smuggler
(noun) a person who moves illegal things from one place to another
Distress
(noun) extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain
Dehydration
(noun) not having enough water
religious pilgrimages
(noun) a trip taken to a place for religious reasons
Vulnerable
(adjective) something that is easily attacked
Dread
(noun) the feeling of being scared about something that will happen in the future
Funnel
(verb) to make things go through a small area
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