ERIC Number: ED350200
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Rethinking Columbus: Teaching about the 500th Anniversary of Columbus's Arrival in America.
Bigelow, Bill, Ed.; And Others
Rethinking Schools, spec iss 1991
This periodical critiques the traditional views of Christopher Columbus and his voyages to America and looks at current issues that affect Native Americans. More than 50 essays, poems, historical documents, and articles are featured, including: "Columbus and Native Issues in the Elementary Classroom" (Bob Peterson); "Bones of Contention" (Tony Hillerman); "The Sacred Circle" (Black Elk); "Native Americans, What Not to Teach" (June Sark Heinrich); and "Myths That Bind Us: Stereotypes in Children's Literature" (Linda Christensen). The volume also includes an annotated bibliography of resources and a teaching guide. (DB)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Studies, American Indians, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, History Instruction, Social Studies, United States History, World History
Rethinking Schools, Ltd., 1001 East Keefe Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53212 ($4.00, plus $2.00 postage).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Rethinking Schools, Ltd. Milwaukee, WI.; Network of Educators on Central America.