ERIC Number: ED066240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jul
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Lakota Woskate. Curriculum Materials Resource Unit 6.
Red Cloud Indian School, Inc., Pine Ridge, SD. Oglala Sioux Culture Center.; Black Hills State Coll., Spearfish, SD.
The instructional material in this last of 6 units is directed to the 9th graders of the Oglala Sioux people. The material focuses on games and sports, and the origin of the games is discussed. The document explains that Lakota games, besides being fun, teach values. The games teach children the values of endurance, of risk, of taking a chance and instill a desire to excell and to respect others. Also, the games teach what men do and teach girls what women do. Gambling games and games requiring special skills, as well as games intended for special seasons of the year, are included. (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.