ERIC Number: ED231557
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Fast Moccasin: A Story of Arapaho Kinship.
The story of Fast Moccasin, a 14-year-old Arapaho youth anxiously awaiting the annual Arapaho Pow-wow, is used to portray the kinship relationships of the Arapaho. Following the story is a 30-item quiz concerning relationships or relationship equivalents (blood relations, extended families, adopted families), naming procedures, and courtesies extended to family members. Additional exercises include: a 20-word dictionary exercise; a 25-word vocabulary exercise; a cross-word puzzle; a family tree form for an Arapaho Kinship System and exercise sheet; a glossary; and a list of kinship terms/definitions. (AH)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Literature, American Indians, Cultural Activities, Extended Family, Family Relationship, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Structure, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Life Style, Puzzles, Secondary Education, Social History, Tests, Tribes, Word Lists, Workbooks
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Indian Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Wyoming Indian High School, Ethete.