ERIC Number: ED332891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Indians in Oregon Today. A 4th Grade Social Studies Supplement.
Designed to provide current, accurate information to teachers and students about the American Indian people living in the state of Oregon, this publication focuses on 10 learning concepts: (1) Indian tribes in Oregon today; (2) Indian people's special relationship with the United States government; (3) the change and impact brought by newcomers to Oregon Indians; (4) Indian roles in Oregon's culture and economy and the world; (5) differences in Indian tribes' languages, customs, and ways of life from each other and other ethnic groups; (6) the changes reservations caused for Indian people; (7) how termination affected Indian tribes of Oregon (some tribes are working for restoration); (8) different forms of government for Indian people: tribal councils, city, state, and U.S. government; (9) Indian people's respect for the environment (preservation efforts toward the environment continue today); (10) the importance of Indian hunting, gathering, and fishing rights. Student activities, maps, and charts are used to develop the concepts. Two appendices are included: (1) American Indian/Alaskan Native United States Historical Timeline; and (2) Glossary. (DB)
Descriptors: American Indian History, American Indian Studies, Charts, Concept Teaching, Cultural Education, Federal Indian Relationship, Grade 4, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Maps, Social Studies, State History, Teaching Methods
Publications and Multimedia Center, Oregon Department of Education, Salem, OR 97310-0290 ($7.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Special Student Services.