ERIC Number: ED072893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Indian Resistance: The Patriot Chiefs. Jackdaw No. A 2.
Josephy, Alvin M., Jr., Comp.; Strouse, Jean, Comp.
The story of the resistance of the American Indian to the conquest of his lands unfolds in this outline intended for senior high school students. The contents cover events from the landing of the Pilgrims on Plymouth Rock to the occupation of Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay by the Indians in 1970. Among the items included in the packet are the following: (1) pages from the first Bible printed in America, translated into the Massachusetts Indian dialect and printed in 1663; (2) Paul Revere's drawing of King Philip, taken from engravings of Iroquois chiefs who had visited England in 1709; (3) engravings, "How They Catch Fish," from Thomas Hariot's "A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia" (London, 1588) and "The Town Secotan," showing the layout of an Indian village; (4) a Hopi petition in 1894 asking the government for a survey of promised grazing lands; (5) portraits of great Indian leaders (Tecumseh's brother, Osceola, Sequoya, and Keokuk); and (6) broadsheets on King Philip's War, Tecumseh and expansion across the Allegheny, "Manifest Destiny" and its opponents, nonresistant chiefs, American expansion on the plains, and modern Indian policy and Indian resistance today. Also included are lists of things to think about, things to do, 13 books to read, and 6 periodic publications. (FF)
Descriptors: American History, American Indians, Cultural Context, Ethnic Status, Instructional Materials, Language Acquisition, Leadership, Policy
Grossman Publishers, 625 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10022, ($3.95)
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