ERIC Number: ED178226
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
A Teacher's Guide to Fisherman on the Puyallup.
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, Seattle, WA.
Learning objectives, discussion questions, activities, background information, and a resource bibliography are presented in this teacher's guide to "Fisherman on the Puyallup", which is the tale of a young Puyallup Indian boy who is learning to fish for salmon. Recommending that the book should be read aloud as part of an intermediate social studies curriculum, the guide suggests consideration of: (1) the historical continuity of Indian life on the Puyallup; (2) similarities and differences between the life of the Puyallup Indians of long ago and today; (3) the characteristics and skills of drift fishing; (4) the first fish ceremony; (5) the yearly migration of the salmon; and (5) the factors endangering the salmon migration. Background information is provided so that the teacher may acquaint students with the fishing controversy in the state of Washington. Field trips to a fish ladder and a reservation fisheries program are also recommended. The "Where to go from here" section features ways in which the story may be related to students' existing sense of the world. It suggests such activities as identifying and locating Indian reservations in the United States, noting how many names of geographical features, cities, counties, and states are Indian words, studying the Indians of Puget Sound, and examining contemporary Indian life in America. (DS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, Seattle, WA.
Identifiers: Puyallup (Tribe); Salmon Fishing; Washington
Note: Not available in paper copy due to publisher's request