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Comparing Tribal Origin Stories
Grades: 3rd - 5th Grade • Unit 1 • Lesson 1

In this lesson students will learn about origin stories of tribes and how to demonstrate respect for others’ beliefs.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies ; English Language Arts state icon
Conquest or Genocide: The Case of the Minnesota Dakota
Grades: 6th - 8th Grade • Unit 3 • Lesson 2

Students read about genocide and colonialism and then debate whether the terms are applicable to relations between the United States and Dakota people.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies state icon
Conservation and Protection of Indian Lands
Grades: 6th - 8th Grade • Unit 3 • Lesson 1

Students reasearch tribal natural resource management practices, write a letter to a selected department or organization for information, and write a one-page paper on their findings.

Subject(s): Science resource icon
Contemporary American Indian Land Issues
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 3 • Lesson 1

Students complete a research paper on tribal natural resource management practices, drawing connections to sacred relationships with land.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies ; Science state icon
Create a Community Archival System
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 4 • Lesson 1

Keeping written or visual historical information plays an important part in keeping track of individual and tribal land tenure histories. Students will collect primary source materials from their families or local communities to produce a digital collection modeled on the Library of Congress’ American Memory.

Subject(s): English Language Arts ; History/Social Studies state icon
Create a Map
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 3 • Lesson 1

Students learn about Native American homes, describe their own homes, and create maps of a nearby reservation or tribal community, identifying distinct places within that reservation or tribal community.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies resource icon
Create a Neighborhood Map
Grades: K - 2nd Grade • Unit 3 • Lesson 1

This lesson will begin to foster a sense of place and enhance the students’ feelings for their homes and lands. Students will draw pictures of where they live. Introduce the students to the concept that their house is in a neighborhood or located in a certain area.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies ; Science state icon resource icon
Create a Tribal Land Archive
Grades: 6th - 8th Grade • Unit 3 • Lesson 1

Students will participate in a short research project in which they will find information about a tribal department, an Indian nonprofit organization or a federal agency devoted to care of tribal lands. They will summarize their findings in a short article about the groups they research and help create a map that shows these tribal environmental activities across the United States. Finally, they will brainstorm and write about what sort of environment and stewardship activities they would like to see done on Indian lands by a tribe or nonprofit organization.

Subject(s): Science state icon
Create an Archive
Grades: 9th - 12th Grade • Unit 4 • Lesson 1

Students create a digital archive from primary source materials in a local tribal community.

Subject(s): History/Social Studies
Creation Story
Grades: Pre-K • Unit 1 • Lesson 1

Students learn about a tribal creation story through storytelling and other activities.

Subject(s): English Language Arts ; Arts
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