Native American History
guide to the cultures and histories of Native Americans in the US and Canada;
answers to some introductory questions about them.
natural materials and construction methods used for the dwellings of eight
Native American cultures and provides instructions for making replicas
Indians: Independent Learning Units
and Patricia Kindle
and geography used as a basis for classification of five major cultures.
Can be used idependently or as small group activities.
Indians : A Hidden Heritage
of the interaction between Native Americans and the African-Americans brought
to this country as slaves. Focus is on Florida and Oklahoma.
Cree and Ojibway Crafts.
and Northern Affairs
unit that includes ceremonial objects, ceremonial accessories, clothing,
household accessories:food handling:tools
and weapons, transportaiton, andrecreation.
Simulation of the Conflicts Between Native Americans and the U.S. Government.
simulation dealing with American Indians and their relationship to the
Memories: Invasion and Resistance Since 1492
resource documenting the often untold stories of African American and indigenous
resistance of the last 500 years.Includes
primary sources. Secondary. 272 pp.
Star Preschool Activities Book
Patacsil and Colleen Neal
of games and cut-out puzzles for preschoolers to help teach a variety of
Native American cultures.
volume in a history of the Navajo people. The name refers to a region in
New Mexico and Colorado that is claimed by the Navajo.
One's Way: A Teacher's Manual
Northwest Supervisory Union
a teacher's guide to teaching "Finding One's Way", a story of an Abenaki
child which explores the language and culture of the Abenaki of VT.
of the North American Indians
of games practiced by Native American tribes across the United States.
of the Abenaki People
history of Vermont Indians.
of six major Indian chiefs and including a chapter on the role and functions
of a chief.
Givers:How the Indians of the Americas
Transformed the World
of how the cultural, social, and political practices of the Indians have
transformed the way life is lived throughout the world.
which explores the culture of Native Americans and defines the rights that
they are entitled to.
in the Contemporary World
presents theramifications of Native/White
interaction and the process of acculturation that the traditionalculture
is experiencing today throughout the Arctic region.Includes color slides
of the traditional Inuit culture
of the Animals:Native American Stories
and Wildlife Activities for Children
Caduto and Joseph Bruchac
environmental lessons with the cultural heritage of American Indians.Promotes
responsible stewardship toward all animals with activities centered around
the stories. Emphasizes creative thinking and the synthesis of knowledge
and experience. Beautiful illustrations.Hands-on
activities involve students in creative arts, reading, writing, science,
social studies, and mathematics.Grades
K-8, 234 pp. book and 52 pp. teacher's guide.
and Illegal:The Disposition [sic]
of the Indians.
and cassettes examine the various justifications developed by settlers
to remove the Indians from their lands.Includes
teacher's manual with background information and discussion topics.High
of Dawn from the Land of Dawn
and pictures and descriptions of various artifacts of Wabanaki and Abenaki
of Maine's various Indian cultures from 1785 to the 1970s, including the
Penobscot and the Passamaquoddy.
and D. Francis
book tells us some tales of Maine in the late 18th Century and the times
of stuggle and growth in the lives of Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Indians.
Mathers, Linda Skinner, and Terry Tafoya
book with stories and activities to help children understand the heritage
and culture of the Northwest American Indian tribes.
contains many hands-on activities for children covering a wide variety
of Indian cultures.
Brink & Gordon Day
teaching guide to the language of the Western Abenaki. Twenty lessons and
cassette included. 2 copies.
American Indian Civil Rights Handbook
Flemming et. al.
guide explains in clear and simple language what rights Native Americans
are guaranteed under United States law. 2 copies.
Dreams of Looking Up
comic book about one family struggling to defend their culture from the
encroachments of time and the modern world.
Indian and the Fur Trade
examination of the effects of the fur trade on the disintegration of various
Native American cultures.
Airo et. al.
of stories and legends of the Inuit people with accompanying workbook.
for teaching basic Micmac vocabulary.
guide to and synopsis of various Native American cultures in Canada.
Songs and Stories of the Netsilik Eskimos
of songs and anecdotal stories explaining various mysteries of the universe.
Treaty with the Chippewa - 1854
guide to teaching about Ojibwe / Chippewa culture.
Unlearning Indian Stereotypes
by various authors on how to correct the stereotypes and preconceptions
that children learn about Native Americans.
American Arts and Cultures
and Barbara Wally
about 7 major North American Indian cultures - the Iroquois, Cheyenne,
Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, Chumash, and Maya.
American Crafts Workshop
Berstein and Leigh Blair
designed for elementary through middle school levels and contains 35 projects
which include functional, decorative, and festive crafts that adhere as
closely as possible to the spirit of the native American hand crafting.
Resource information included.
information based, independent learning unit is designed for group or individual
study.It is a comprehensive study
unit on Native Americans.The focus
of this study unit is on the cultural aspects of Native Peoples before
the invasions of the Europeans.The
principal objective of the unit is to install in youngsters an appreciation
for the richness and diversity of the Native American heritage.Another
important objective of this study unit is the development of crucial and
creative thinking skills.Recommended
for grades 4-6.
traditions, legends, and histories of some Native North American tribes
before the arrival of the Europeans. Activities designed to develop critical/creative
thinking and research skills.Activities
include completing a story entitled "Not Theirs to Sell," designing a personal
totem pole, inventing a mythic explanation of the origin of the string
game, and creating a syllogism about Native Americans.Full-color
20" x 24" poster also included. Grades 4 - 9. Illustrated 81/2"
x 11".88 pp.
American Games and Stories
of Native American games, divided into four categories : ball games and
team sports, games of skill, awareness games, and games of chance.
American Testimony:A Chronicle of
Indian-White Relations from Prophecy to the Present, 1492-1992
of Native American and White relations as seen through Indian eyes and
told through Indian voices:five hundred
years of interchange between the two peoples.
and Doug Selwyn
unit for teachers which covers the history and culture of Native Americans.
It also covers the interactions between Native Americans and the United
Americans: Projects, Games, and Activities
for teachers of grades 4-6, this book uses stories and activities to teach
the culture of Native Americans, divided into sections according to regions.
Americans: The People and the Land
takes a critical historical look at indigenous North American world views
and customs, focusing on three Native American groups which have demonstrated
successful natural resource management in the present day.Materials
explore the relationship between Native Americans and the environment through
cultural geography, ecology, literature, art, music, and the history of
struggles to preserve the land.Reproducible
student handouts.Grades 6-12.
to various programs and government services which serve to assist in the
education of Native Americans.
Arts and Crafts
describes various Navajo arts and crafts and includes brief bibliographical
sketches of other books dealing with this subject.
of the Navajo Indians, from their point of view and including their creation
Dawn: The Western Abenaki
resource for teachers seeking to educate middle-school age children about
the Western Abenaki.
Look at the American West
Eastman & Barbara Miller, ed.
plan divided into five parts that challenges dominantly held stereotypes
about the development of the West and its impact on history.
Skicinuwatu: I Know how to Speak Indian
and D. Francis
book one Passamaquoddy/Maliseet language book is a perfect resource for
teachers whowould like to integrate
some Indian culture into their lessons.This
lesson book will teach students and teachers some of the language of the
book about the Lakota Sioux with examples of language, interactive activities,
and a few recipes.
Mother Earth and Father Sky
essay of modern Navajo accompanied by an essay on their history.
Tribe 1999 Calendar
calendar valuable primarily for the cross-section of Passamaquoddy society
that the pictures accompanying each month provide.
D. Francis, and A. Nicholas
book is an excellent resource for anyone who is interested in learning
some of the Passamaquoddy language.Great
resource for teachers.
of Outstanding Contemporary American Indians
pictures and short accompanying biographies of important Native Americans
of Native American Indians
inviting introduction to Native American artists, authors, and leaders
of the 19th and 20th centuries. Students meet Red Cloud and others in a
format that combines brief biographies of notable personalities with correlatedreproducible
activities to reinforce reading, writing, and problem-solving skills.Grades
4 - 7.8 1/2" x 11".92
the Lakota Nation Through Education
booklet describes the activities of the Oglala Lakota College and its mission
to reverse the staggering poverty on the Pine Ridge reservation.
tells the other side of Columbus' discovery of America and the brutal treatment
of Native Americans which followed. 6 copies.
of the Sun: Native American Tales from the Northeast Woodlands
Rock Demonstration School
describing various facets of the "Rough Rock Education School" and its
ongoing efforts to bring higher education to the Navajo.
Encyclopedia of the North American Indian
which contains entries on more than 120 tribes from A-Z
Cultural Indian Magazine
magazine with poems and stories about various aspects of Native American
culture. 2 copies.
about the Native Americans
Lisa Harjo, and Jane Jackson
detailed lesson plans on historical awarness of cultural values.
A Native Perspective
dispells the myth of the first Thanksgiving, as well as going into various
celebrations of thanksgiving in various Native American cultures.
Columbus Quincentennial: A Sourcebook
about Columbus and his voyage, impacts on Europe and the world, slavery,
and many other areas of American history. A large portion of this book
covers Native Americans, particularly Indians in Washington State.
Indian Eyes:The Native American Experience
in Books for Children.
Slapin and Doris Seale, ed.
stories, poetry, and in-depth reviews of books about Native Americans.312
& John Adair
documents the effort on the part of the authors to teach a group of Navajo
how to make movies and use cameras in order to determine the anthropological
Tales From Around the World: An Interdisciplinary Guide for Teachers.
Schutz-Gruber and Barbara Buckley
and students can join the exploits of tricksters such as Coyote, Maui,
Jack, and Tortoise with this new teacher's guide and audio cassette.Explore
the trickster in four different cultures--NativeAmericans
in the Southwest, Europeans, Zambians in Africa, and Pacific Islanders--
in this multicultural, interdisciplinary storytelling resource.One
complete unit is provided for each culture. Grades K-8, 109 pp. teacher's
guide, 8-minute audio cassette.
Words and Songs
and a record of songs and stories from Wabanaki history to accompany "Wabanakis
of Maine and the Maritimes".
of Maine and the Maritimes
plan for grades 4-8 to teach about various Wabanaki tribes in the Maine
Eagle and other Abenaki Stories
of stories about Gluskabi, the first man.
in Navajo Society
discusses the role of women in Navajo cultural life, Navajo marriage customs,
and the author's personal experiences on a Navajo reservation.