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Cornell notes

Cornell Notes

  • Don’t write everything!

    • Main ideas, events, and people

    • Wait until end of each slide

  • Use phrases, not full sentences

  • Use abbreviations and symbols

Walam olum

Walam Olum

“The Red Record”

Walam olum background

Walam Olum Background

Composed on birch bark

Walam: painted

Olum: notched stick or engraved piece of wood

Written in pictographs

Pictograph: drawings that represent words and ideas

Comprised of 3 books/cantos and 186 symbols

Relates the history, legends, and mythology of the Lenape Native Americans (Delaware)





Walam olum as authentic text

Walam Olum as Authentic Text…

  • 1840’s: Educated Indian Chief George Copway declared the text authentic in signs, dialect, and ideas and conceptions

  • Respectable anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians upheld authenticity

  • Lenape tribe used birch bark scrolls

  • C. Rafinesque was a scientist

C rafinesque walam olum forger

C. Rafinesque: Walam Olum Forger

  • Lived 1783-1840

  • Naturalist with interests in biology, botany, geology, anthropology, and linguistics

  • Professor, writer, scientist with mild lifetime success

  • Not widely accepted by the scientific community for new specimens

Walam olum as hoax

Walam Olum asHoax

C. Rafinesque

  • Suspicious origins:

    • Dr. Ward

    • Sacred text as payment

    • Why Rafinesque?

  • Linguistic inaccuracies:

    • Modern Lenape language

    • Proficiency in language

    • Backwards translation

  • Other problems:

    • Story compiled from other sources

    • Hybrid pictographs

    • Rafinesque very ambitious

  • No proof:

    • Originals are “lost”

    • No record of existence

    • Differs from traditional Native traditions

How does walam olum compare to traditional native american mythology

How does Walam Olum compare to traditional Native American mythology?

Cornell notes questions

Cornell Notes: Questions

  • Work individually

  • Write one question from each level, three questions total

  • Questions should line up with the related notes on your paper

A b sharing

A/B Sharing

Hypothesize as to why this was not found as a hoax for 150 years.

Imagine the impact of this incident on the Lenape people.

Cornell notes summary

Cornell Notes: Summary

  • Word individually

  • Write a 6-8 sentence summary

  • Use different words than are in your notes

  • Include:

    • Big idea

    • Support

    • Conclusion

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