ERIC Number: ED074007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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The First Americans--Yesterday and Today.
This unit is designed with a basic goal of instilling better understanding of, and empathy for, the American Indian. The first section outlines understandings and attitudes along with suggestions for corresponding activities and resources. This is followed by a Resource Manual that includes the following student readings: (1) Migration and Division of the Sioux; (2) The Beginnings of the Sioux; (3) Land of the Dacotahs; (4) These Were the Sioux; (5) The Ending Went On and On; (6) Attitudes and Values of American Indians; (7) Background of Sioux--U.S. Government Conflict in 1800's; (8) The Indian Has a Problem--The White Man; (9) Cultural Cleavage Between the Teton Sioux and Western Civilization; and, (10) The Plight of the American Indian. A brief glossary is included as well as several pages of study questions. Other documents in this series are SO 005 534 through SO 005 551. (OPH)
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Authoring Institution: Minneapolis Public Schools, Minn.
Note: Report of a Special Task Force on Minority Cultures.