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ERIC Number: ED230317
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 76
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The American Indian Social Studies Curriculum Activity Guide, Grades 9-12.
Stutzman, Esther
Designed to provide supplementary information on American Indians for the teaching of American history, the activity guide for grades 9-12 offers background knowledge and suggested discussion topics for students. Contents of the guide include: a historical timeline outlining major events from 15,000 B.C. to the present; Hollywood's influence on Indian stereotypes; generalities of culture areas; descriptions of each culture area (Northeast, Southeast, Plains, Southwest, California and the Great Basin, Pacific Northwest, and Far North); information on the Bering Land Bridge Theory; and Columbus' role in discovering America. Other topics presented are conflicts resulting from colonization; variation of economic systems of Indians and Europeans; the various people, attitudes, and ideas that came to the New World; the warpath myth; background information on treaties; the federal government's role in Indian history; the role of policymakers toward Indians; and the struggle American Indians have today. Appendices provide classroom activities, a list of 10 recommended historical films, a list of 70 Indian education films, and a map indicating the 9 culture areas. (ERB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Indian Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Coos County Education Service District, Coos Bay, OR.; Willow River Indian Benevolent Association, Coos Bay, OR.
Note: For related documents, see ED 214 736 and RC 013 908.