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3-D Geographic Features
Grades: 6th - 8th Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 1

Students explore and interpret Reservation landscape and topographic map features. Students work in groups to create a presentation of a reservation's unique 3-D geographic features.

Subject(s): Geography ; Arts state icon resource icon
A Balanced Approach
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 3 • Lesson 4

Students will read to synthesize and analyze primary documents and nonfiction (expository) sources; students will research and support an argument for or against the use of fire as a land management tool; students will have a deeper understanding of the local tribes’ use of fire in order to formulate an argument.

Subject(s): English Language Arts state icon
A Dakota Creation Story
Grades: 6th - 8th Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 3

In this lesson, the students will learn one of the origin stories of the Eastern Dakota, the Bdewakantonwan or Mdewakantonwan who have lived in Minnesota. They will also look closely at the land ethics usually found within creation stories and how these beliefs relate to the identity of the tribe.

Subject(s): Geography ; History/Social Studies state icon resource iconresource icon
A Leadership Chart
Grades: 3rd - 5th Grade • Unit 4 • Lesson 1

Students research the structure of tribal governance and construct a leadership chart.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies
A Leadership Chart for California Tribes
Grades: 3rd - 5th Grade • Unit 4 • Lesson 1

Students draw a diagram of the structure of the tribal government and talk to a tribal leader about how they make decisions about the land.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies ; Science state icon
A Leadership Quilt
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 4 • Lesson 1

Students discuss the characteristics of leaders and then construct a quilt showing community leaders.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies ; Arts
A People of Vision
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 4 • Lesson 2

Students analyze a tribe’s vision and mission statement and create a model for designing an original one for another tribe.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies ; English Language Arts state icon
A Piece of Home
Grades: 3rd - 5th Grade • Unit 2 • Lesson 2

Students examine the loss of land that tribes experienced through the establishment of reservations and subsequent land cessions and allotment.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies ; Geography state icon resource icon
A Sense of Belonging
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 2 • Lesson 2

Students interview elders about special places and, as an option, take a field trip to discover their own “special places.”

Subject(s): History/Social Studies
A Special Place (Salish Tribe)
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 2 • Lesson 1

Through a story about a fishing trip with an elder, students learn about a place name and its meaning in Salish aboriginal territory. Through discussions, drawing, and writing, students: identify ways that people develop a relationship with specific places; explore how relationships endure across geographic distance; explain why land outside a reservation is still important to a tribe; and identify a place that they have a special relationship with.

Subject(s): Geography ; Arts state icon
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