Native Americans in the DMV
Native American Culture
Halloween
Thanksgiving
Potpourri
100

This professional sports teams name and mascot offended the native American community.

What is the Washington Football Team (aka Redskins)

100

The use of the term Indian originated with this explorer and colonizer who though he landed in the East Indies.

Who is Christopher Columbus

100

90% of parents do this to their children’s candy.

What is steal it?

100

This the name of the famous ship on which the European pilgrims came to America.

What is the Mayflower

100

What is the first day of Autumn/Fall

What is September 23rd

200

This DC-based Smithsonian institution has the largest collection of Native American arts and artifacts in the world?

What is the National Museum of the American Indian

200

What two (2) American holidays have Native American roots?

What is Thanksgiving (harvest festival) or Halloween (Iroquois winter festival)

200

Besides orange 3 other colors of pumpkins are….

What is white, green, yellow or blue

200

What are the two most popular pies baked at Thanksgiving (must have both answers)?

What are pumpkin and apple

200

The freshest fruit in fall is..

What is an apple?

300

This neighborhood and the river that runs through it are named after what native American tribe?

What is Anacostia

300

Native Americans used the hair of this sticky animal to make hairbrushes?

What is a porcupine.

300

The most popular candy during Halloween is…

What is chocolate

300

This top hat wearing president made Thanksgiving an official holiday

Who is Abraham Lincoln

300

The full moon closest to the Autumn Equinox is called

What is A Harvest Moon

400

How many thousands of Native Americans currently live in Washington DC?

What is two thousand

400

Name three (3) American states whose names are derived from Native American words?

What is Arizona, Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tenneesse, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

400

A carved pumpkin face with is also known as a….

What is a Jack-o-lantern?

400

Approximately 94% of American Thanksgiving meals will include this tangy item.

What is cranberry sauce

400

This country is known for the birth place of Halloween

What is Ireland

500

Name one of the only three tribes in the DMV area that are federally recognized as of 2018?

What is the Pamunkey or Rappahannock or Upper Mataponi

500

What is the estimated population (2020 census) of Native American in the US today?  (will accept response within nearest .5 million)            

What is 9.7 million

500

The 3 ingredients sugar, marshmallow and corn syrup make up this Halloween candy…

What is Candy Corn

500

The famous American colonial ship the Mayflower was able to hold approximately how many pilgrims.

What is 100?      

500

Trick or Treaters originally received this instead of candy

What is fruit?

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