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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 ...

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
Art Show with our Elders
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In this remixed lesson plan from “Art Show with the Masters” by ...

In this remixed lesson plan from “Art Show with the Masters” by Daniella Garran and Lisa Brizendine, students will research information on American Indian artists' lives and works. They will prepare works of art based on their understanding of the artists, their time and place in history (if applicable), and their works. Students then create an art show for to feature their artists and the artists' paintings/sculptures/artwork. Students, pretending to be artists, are interviewed on video alongside their artwork. This video will be shown as part of the exhibition.

Subject:
Art and Design
Art History
Media Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Unit of Study
Author:
Lynn Aprill
Date Added:
08/02/2019
Chief Oshkosh: Leader In Troubled Times - Wisconsin Biographies
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During a time when the United States government was pushing many American ...

During a time when the United States government was pushing many American Indian nations off their lands, Chief Oshkosh worked to negotiate treaties that would allow the Menominee to stay in their homeland. He also promoted his people's traditional forest management practices, known today as sustainable forestry.

This story is from Wisconsin Biographies — a collection of free educational, online media resources to enrich your social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of famous people in Wisconsin history. Educational materials include short animated videos, leveled ebooks and printable books, cross curricular online activities for students, a gallery of historic images, and teaching tips (short, flexible lesson plans) tied to fourth grade academic standards. Students can define, analyze, compare and contrast historical figures, time periods, eras and themes, including westward expansion, slavery, women’s suffrage, innovation, and civil rights. 

This interactive resource is designed for use in elementary and middle schools, and for kids at home.

Discover more at pbswisconsineducation.org/biographies.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Clan Mother: Healing The Community - The Ways
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Molly Miller - Stockbridge Munsee Band of MohicanIn Clan Mother, Molly Miller ...

Molly Miller - Stockbridge Munsee Band of MohicanIn Clan Mother, Molly Miller shares her experience as a healer and explores the role of elders in her community. One of these roles is to bring back Native language and cultural healing practices. This can be a way to heal the historical trauma that resulted when children were taken from their families during the boarding school era. As a Clan Mother, Molly is a leader in the current grassroots efforts to help young people and bring the community together by restoring traditional culture.

This story is from The Ways — a series of stories from Native communities around the central Great Lakes, featuring tribal communities of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This engaging online educational resource explores connections between traditional ways and those of today. It also features an interactive map that shows the series’ story locations, as well as the treaty lands, tribal lands and Native population around the central Great Lakes.

The Ways supports educators in meeting the requirements of Wisconsin Act 31, seeking to expand and challenge current understanding of Native identity and communities.

Discover more at TheWays.org.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Elizabeth Baird: Life In Territorial Wisconsin - Wisconsin Biographies
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Elizabeth Baird was a strong woman with fierce determination living on the ...

Elizabeth Baird was a strong woman with fierce determination living on the Wisconsin frontier. Born a native French speaker, Baird taught herself English and worked as an interpreter in her husband's law firm, all while operating her family's farm and recording her memoirs. Her rich descriptions about the fur trade, 1800s Green Bay, and the Peshtigo Fire provide a window into life in early Wisconsin.

This story is from Wisconsin Biographies — a collection of free educational, online media resources to enrich your social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of famous people in Wisconsin history. Educational materials include short animated videos, leveled ebooks and printable books, cross curricular online activities for students, a gallery of historic images, and teaching tips (short, flexible lesson plans) tied to fourth grade academic standards. Students can define, analyze, compare and contrast historical figures, time periods, eras and themes, including westward expansion, slavery, women’s suffrage, innovation, and civil rights. 

This interactive resource is designed for use in elementary and middle schools, and for kids at home.

Discover more at pbswisconsineducation.org/biographies.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Hunting Deer: Sharing The Harvest - The Ways
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Greg Johnson - Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior ChippewaGreg Johnson ...

Greg Johnson - Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior ChippewaGreg Johnson is a hunter and traditional craftsman. In Hunting Deer, he shares how and why hunting is so important to his family and to his community's health and way of life. He discusses how treaty rights for hunting allow his people to continue their traditional relationship with the natural world, including both respect for and dependence on the deer for food, crafts and traditional art.

This story is from The Ways — a series of stories from Native communities around the central Great Lakes, featuring tribal communities of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This engaging online educational resource explores connections between traditional ways and those of today. It also features an interactive map that shows the series’ story locations, as well as the treaty lands, tribal lands and Native population around the central Great Lakes.

The Ways supports educators in meeting the requirements of Wisconsin Act 31, seeking to expand and challenge current understanding of Native identity and communities.

Discover more at TheWays.org.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Native People of Wisconsin
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An essential title for the upper elementary classroom, "Native People of Wisconsin" ...

An essential title for the upper elementary classroom, "Native People of Wisconsin" fills the need for accurate and authentic teaching materials about Wisconsin's Indian Nations. Based on her research for her award-winning title for adults, "Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Survival," author Patty Loew has tailored this book specifically for young readers.

"Native People of Wisconsin" tells the stories of the twelve Native Nations in Wisconsin, including the Native people's incredible resilience despite rapid change and the impact of European arrivals on Native culture. Young readers will become familiar with the unique cultural traditions, tribal history, and life today for each nation.

Complete with maps, illustrations, and a detailed glossary of terms, this highly anticipated new edition includes two new chapters on the Brothertown Indian Nation and urban Indians, as well as updates on each tribe's current history and new profiles of outstanding young people from every nation.

Also Available, Native People of Wisconsin Teachers Guide: https://wisconsinfirstnations.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Native-People-of-Wisconsin.pdf

Subject:
Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Social Studies
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Textbook
Author:
Patty Loew
Date Added:
08/30/2018
Waadookodaading: Ojibwe Language Immersion School  - The Ways
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Keller Paap - Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Brooke Ammann ...

Keller Paap - Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Brooke Ammann - Saint Croix Chippewa Waadookodaading: Ojibwe Language Immersion School tells a story of resilience and revitalization. This video shows how an Ojibwe immersion school integrates the tradition of sugaring into their curriculum. Your students will hear children speaking the language of their ancestors, Ojibwemowin.

This story is from The Ways — a series of stories from Native communities around the central Great Lakes, featuring tribal communities of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This engaging online educational resource explores connections between traditional ways and those of today. It also features an interactive map that shows the series’ story locations, as well as the treaty lands, tribal lands and Native population around the central Great Lakes.

The Ways supports educators in meeting the requirements of Wisconsin Act 31, seeking to expand and challenge current understanding of Native identity and communities.

Discover more at TheWays.org.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Walter Bresette: Treaty Rights And Sovereignty - Wisconsin Biographies
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Walter Bresette passionately worked to educate others on issues such as tribal ...

Walter Bresette passionately worked to educate others on issues such as tribal sovereignty, American Indian treaty rights, and environmentalism. This member of the Red Cliff Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa (Ojibwe) was an eloquent speaker, organizing rallies and emerging as a leader during the Northern Wisconsin spearfishing controversies of the 1980s. He embodied an intelligent and inclusive model of activism that serves as an example for human rights activists today.

This story is from Wisconsin Biographies — a collection of free educational, online media resources to enrich your social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of famous people in Wisconsin history. Educational materials include short animated videos, leveled ebooks and printable books, cross curricular online activities for students, a gallery of historic images, and teaching tips (short, flexible lesson plans) tied to fourth grade academic standards. Students can define, analyze, compare and contrast historical figures, time periods, eras and themes, including westward expansion, slavery, women’s suffrage, innovation, and civil rights. 

This interactive resource is designed for use in elementary and middle schools, and for kids at home.

Discover more at pbswisconsineducation.org/biographies.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Wisconsin First Nations
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Explore a rich collection of educational videos, teacher professional development resources, lesson ...

Explore a rich collection of educational videos, teacher professional development resources, lesson plans for all grades, and learning tools for your classroom and library!

This collection of resources provides educators and pre-service teachers accurate and authentic educational materials for teaching about the American Indian Nations of Wisconsin.

Subject:
American Indian Studies
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Textbook
Author:
Act 31 Coalition Partners
PBS Wisconsin Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Date Added:
03/28/2018