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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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This collection uses primary sources to explore The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
Literature
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
Susan Ketcham
Date Added:
04/11/2016
American Indian Boarding Schools
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This collection uses primary sources to explore American Indian boarding schools. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
Hillary Brady
Date Added:
10/20/2015
American Indian Studies in Wisconsin (Act 31) Resource Manual
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This resource guide, funded by an IMLS grant, shares information, curriculum and booklists for elementary and secondary age youth on both WI tribes and those outside of WI. There are acquisition sources for materials listed in the 66 page manual as well as a wide array of information of use to libraries of all types throughout WI. This resource is a treasure trove for collection development for all ages in libraries! - Reviewed by Marge Loch-Wouters
This publication is available through the
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa College
Community Library
13466 W Trepania Road
Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
715/634-4790 108/122
library@lco.edu

Subject:
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Reference Material
Author:
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa College Community Library
Date Added:
03/18/2019
Application of 2D and 3D volume and area formulas to Native American homes
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A five day unit for use after student have learned area and volume formulas for 2D and 3D shapes.  This series of lessons connects geomery with history as students explore the size of traditional Native American homes and the space each person would have had within the home. 

Subject:
Geometry
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Stacy Roe
Date Added:
05/10/2019
Bandolier bags
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The beaded bandolier bag is a distinctive form created by American Indians in the Great Lakes and Plains regions beginning in the mid-19th century. These large, vividly colored and intricately beaded bags were a central element of men’s formal dress for dances and ceremonies.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Reading
Author:
Emily Pfotenhauer
Recollection Wisconsin
Date Added:
07/24/2020
Battle of Little Bighorn
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(From the Stanford History Education Website)
In the decades following the Civil War, the US military clashed with Native Americans in the West.  The Battle of Little Bighorn was one of the Native Americans most famous victories. In this lesson, students explore causes of the battle by comparing two primary documents with a textbook account.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Provider:
Stanford University
Date Added:
10/05/2016
Chief Oshkosh
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This unit focuses on the historical connection Chief Oshkosh had on the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin with a focus on understanding timelines, cause and effect skills, and strengthening personal letter writing skills

Subject:
Elementary Education
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Interactive
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
Author:
Beth Waukechon
Date Added:
06/30/2018
DPI American Indian Studies Program
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The American Indian Studies Program exists primarily to assist with the implementation of the curricular requirements in the areas of American Indian history, culture, and tribal sovereignty. The program is also responsible for American Indian Language and Culture Education.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
David O'Connor
Date Added:
03/28/2018
Manifest Destiny
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the idea of Manifest Destiny and its influence. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
U.S. History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
Jamie Lathan
Date Added:
01/20/2016
Menominee Ethnobotany 01 Introduction
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An introduction to the Unit, including timeline, a game, and ground rules. This class is where the students begin a foundation for learning the entire unit. They will make a sketchbook to hold the knowledge gained throughout the entire two weeks of the unit. They will take ownership over their time spent through the development of a timeline for completion.

Subject:
Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Biology
Botany
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Ben Grignon
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Menominee Ethnobotany 02 What is Ethnobotany?
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The students will develop an understanding of how ethnographers studied the Native American uses of plants in the Wisconsin region. They will learn specically about Menominee, Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Meskwaki tribal uses of plants.

Subject:
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Biology
Botany
Ecology
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Ben Grignon
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Menominee Ethnobotany 03 Collecting Plants for Dyes
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Students will identify a specific plant used for dye. They will learn the proper method and prayers in the Menominee language for collecting plants for use in creating the dyes.

Subject:
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Art and Design
Biology
Botany
Ecology
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Ben Grignon
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Menominee Ethnobotany 04 Creating a Dye Bath
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Students will learn about the process of Batik while using the natural dyes used by their ancestors to create a work of art that will also function as a teaching tool for other and future students.

Subject:
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Art and Design
Global Education
Biology
Botany
Ecology
American Indian Studies
World Cultures
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Ben Grignon
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Menominee Ethnobotany 05-07 Batik and Studio Sessions
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Students will learn the batik process using dyes from the plants they have collected. They will learn where Batik originated and the cultural ways of the Javanese people. 

Subject:
Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Art and Design
Art History
Global Education
Biology
Botany
Ecology
American Indian Studies
Ethnic Studies
World Cultures
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Ben Grignon
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Menominee Ethnobotany 10 Community Presentation
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Students will present what they have learned about their plants, prayer, the Menominee language, and the traditional uses of plants by the Menominee people.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Art and Design
Art History
Global Education
Biology
Botany
Ecology
Environmental Science
American Indian Studies
Ethnic Studies
World Cultures
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Ben Grignon
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Menominee Language Mini-Lessons and Stories
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Students will have exposure to basic Menominee Language words, memorize and know the meaning of the words as well as collaborating with others through small-group activities to practice the Menominee Words.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Elizabeth Wanetan
Date Added:
05/08/2019