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American Indian Land Tenure History
Grades: 6th - 8th Grade • Unit 2 • Lesson 1

Students explore internet resources to learn about the allotment and assimilation era of American Indian history and complete a historical case study of a tribe.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies ; English Language Arts state icon
American Indian Land Wisdom
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 1

This lesson will have the students examine aspects of American Indian land knowledge, wisdom and values, with an emphasis on the practical lessons these offer in the search to create sustainable ways of life. Students are encouraged to explore the application and adaptation of traditional knowledge and practices in contemporary tribal resource management, and the relevance of traditional Native knowledge to modern life in general.

Subject(s): Cultural Arts
American Indian Storytelling Among the Ojibwe
Grades: 6th - 8th Grade • Unit 4 • Lesson 1

Students learn about the contexts of storytelling among Ojibwe people and then learn and retell a version of an Ojibwe story.

Subject(s): English Language Arts ; Cultural Arts state icon
Animal Lesson (Head Start)
Grades: Pre-K • Unit 1 • Lesson 7

Students learn about the importance of animals through traditional storytelling and other activities.

Subject(s): English Language Arts ; Arts state icon
Animals Lesson (Round Valley)
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 7

Students will listen to the Haida story of “Salmon Boy” and learn how the Haida care for and respect Salmon. Students will learn the importance of listening to their elders. Students will be introduced the salmon lifecycle and learn that salmon is an important food source for people in the valley. Students will color a picture of salmon and a picture of a Northwest Coast style of salmon.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies state icon
Annihilation of Native People for Land
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 2 • Lesson 1

Students will watch a video, read an excerpt and answer guided questions in both activities. 

Subject(s): English Language Arts state icon
Answering the Question: What is Indian Country?
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 3 • Lesson 4

This lesson will ask students to think about the question "What is Indian Country?" The students will analyze and discuss a series of maps that attempt to describe Indian County in three ways: legally, ethnohistorically, and politically. They will use these maps to analyze their own reservations and they will think about how each conception may strengthen tribal land tenure, resolve or create conflicts with non-tribal members and governments, and protect areas of cultural significance to the tribe.

Subject(s): English Language Arts ; History/Social Studies state icon resource icon
Between Nations
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 2 • Lesson 1

Students explore the definition and structure of treaties, rules for interpretation, and the status of treaties in the United States.

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Boats are People
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 4

Students learn about the significance of the dugout canoe for the Yurok, Karuk, and Hupa people. They recognize the obstacles and challenges of making a canoe, traveling on the river, including hauling whatever load they may have needed, and how those challenges were met given the resources available.

Subject(s): English Language Arts state icon
Buffalo Dreams
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 1

Through text, song, and images, students explore names for buffalo, their traditional uses and legacy to Indian peoples of Montana.

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