ERIC Number: ED220234
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
A'Una ("Let's Go!")
The guide, intended to aid students (grades four and above) in making their bodies a good home for their spirit, provides a variety of athletic activities and traditional Indian recipes for use in the classroom or in cultural programs. Apart from running (the major American Indian means of maintaining physical fitness), instructions are given for the following 16 tribal games: "kickball" (Yakima), "Wut Si Mo" (Paiute), "Tek'me pu'ku" (Moquelumnan), "Tinbin Terowako" (Bannock), "juggling" (Eskimo, Urock, Shoshone), "Tculikiwe'kut" (Pima), "Gamago" (Iroquois), "Paska Tanchi" (Choctaw), "sled" (Sioux), "stilts" (Hopi, Shoshone, Zuni), "hide-and-seek" (Makah, Twaba), "Tateka Yukmunpi" (Oglala Dakota, Teton Dakota), "double-ball game" (Menominees), "buzzzzzz" (Plains tribes), "knuckle hop" (Eskimo), and "stick pull" (Eskimo). Seventeen recipes from various tribes are provided, along with nutritional information, i.e., calories, carbohydrates, fats, protein, fiber, polyunsaturated fats, minerals, and vitamins. The guide encourages special attention to the pronunciation of words that appear from different Native languages. (AH)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Cultural Activities, Elementary Education, Eskimos, Games, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Activities, Tribes
Daybreak Star Press, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, P.O. Box 99253, Seattle, WA 98199 ($5.00 per copy).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Indian Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, Seattle, WA.