ERIC Number: ED066236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Tiospaye. Curriculum Materials Resource Unit 2.
Red Cloud Indian School, Inc., Pine Ridge, SD. Oglala Sioux Culture Center.; Black Hills State Coll., Spearfish, SD.
The second of 6 units, the instructional material presented in this document was prepared for the 9th graders of the Oglala Sioux. The function of the Tiospaye, the name given to indicate a person's relatives, is explained. The story of the origin of the Seven Council Fires and stories telling of the separation of the Sioux people into the 7 groups representing the 7 camps and describing the original homeland and the discovery of new hunting places are included, as are accounts of the first contact between the Lakota and white explorers. The growth of the Oglala Sioux into the most powerful of the 7 groups and their conflict with other Indian tribes and with U. S. government agents is discussed. Other sections describe the education of the Tiospayes, the division of the reservation land into 7 ration districts, the role of the headman and head chief, the laws and customs of the people, the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and the governmental goals of acculturating the Sioux people. Maps and illustrations are found throughout this instructional material. (FF)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Red Cloud Indian School, Inc., Pine Ridge, SD. Oglala Sioux Culture Center.; Black Hills State Coll., Spearfish, SD.
Identifiers: Oglala Sioux (Tribe)