High Tide Case Study

Why would the Guna people of Panama leave the place where they've lived for over 150 years? Use these sources to determine if the environment and our relationships with it can be factors that force people from their homes.

The Guna people of Panama live on the low-lying islands in the Carribbean.

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What does this map tell you?

  1. What might be benefits of living on an island?
  2. What could be challenges?
  3. Challenge Question
  4. How is a person’s culture (way of life) influenced by where they live?
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The Guna people of Panama live on the low-lying islands in the Carribbean.

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