ERIC Number: ED370753
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Oklahoma's Federally-Recognized Indian Tribes.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City. Indian Education Section.
This document compiles lesson plans, classroom activities, and facts from previous Oklahoma state publications about Oklahoma's American Indian peoples. "Oklahoma's Indian People: Images of Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" contains brief presentations and related class activities and writing assignments about the histories of approximately 29 Oklahoma tribes. "Year of the Indian Poster Series" presents brief profiles of eight Indian groups, including derivation of name, language, history, culture, ceremonies, landmarks, key population areas, tribal membership, and location of headquarters. "Native American Community Involvement" contains 2 sections for grades 5-8 that include 10 lesson plans on the history, lifestyles, myths and legends, language, customs, culture, and knowledge of the Choctaw; and 4 units dealing with the culture and contemporary life of the Potawatomi and Sac & Fox, analysis of Indian lifestyle and culture, myths and legends of the Kickapoo and others, and history and economics of the Potawatomi. "Oklahoma Indian American School Guide" presents 3 units for junior high and high school students, covering historical background of Oklahoma Indians, Indian experiences with various groups of explorers, and overviews of Plains tribes and the Five Civilized Tribes. A section on the Creek Indians contains 21 lesson plans for grades K-6 on lifestyle, history, customs, language, literature, and culture. A final section presents 26 activities for grades K-9 related to Indian art, crafts, oral tradition, mathematics, music, physical education, science, and social studies. Contains a list of federally-recognized Oklahoma tribes and officials, maps, and many illustrations. (SV)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City. Indian Education Section.
Note: Some maps and illustrations may not reproduce clearly.