It's National Native American Heritage Month. How much do you know about Native American history?

Since 1994, the United States has officially honored the first Americans for the month of November.

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Which tribe did the pilgrims celebrate the first Thanksgiving?

Navajo

Cheyenne

Wampanoag

All of the above

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True or False? Before the pilgrims came from Europe, Native Americans lived only in the Western half of the country.

True

False

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Which present-day state did the Cherokee tribe go to when the Trail of Tears happened?

Texas

Oklahoma

Nevada

Mexico

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Why were Native Americans called Indians?

When Christopher Columbus landed on islands in the Caribbean, he thought he found the Indies.

Indians had settled in America before the Europeans came

The United States government classified them as Indians

Indians lived there before Native Americans did.

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Which Native American reservation is the largest in the United States?

Cherokee

Sioux

Maidu

Navajo

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Which tribe did Chief Sitting Bull (also know as Tatanka-Iotanka) belong to?


Apache

Iroquois

Cherokee

Lakota