ERIC Number: ED355168
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
American Indian Tribal Governments. Revised.
Madison Public Schools, WI.
A 2- or 3-day activity for middle and high school students, this unit is designed to familiarize students with the concept and reality of tribal governments as they exist today in American Indian tribes. Objectives are to enable students to: (1) become aware that American Indian tribal governments, people, and reservations exist in the United States and in the State of Wisconsin; (2) be able to discuss the relationship that exists between tribal and other forms of government in American society; (3) learn aspects of U.S. and Wisconsin history that may be new to them; (4) begin to appreciate Native American perspectives and concerns; and (5) increase their ability to share information, raise questions, and comment on others' information. Materials include student worksheets, student resource sheets, and teacher resource sheets. A procedure for utilizing the materials and teaching the activity is suggested. (DB)
Descriptors: American Indians, Federal Indian Relationship, Governmental Structure, High Schools, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Tribal Sovereignty, Tribes, Trust Responsibility (Government)
Department of Human Resources, Madison Metropolitan School District, 545 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53703.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Madison Public Schools, WI.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin