ERIC Number: ED380362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
North American Indians: Smithsonian Institution Teacher's Resource Guide.
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC.
This teacher's resource guide produced by the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution) is a collection of materials about North American Indians covering 3 categories, including an introduction, selected bibliographies, and a listing photographs and portraits. Additionally, there is a collecting of answers to questions that visitors often ask when they explore this Museum's American Indian exhibition galleries. The introduction consists of teaching activities with background information on North American Indian myths and legends; methods to eliminate American Indian stereotypes; and origins of the American Indians. In the selected bibliographies, there are teacher and student bibliographies and teaching kits and other materials; native American resources: books, magazines, and guides for kindergarten through ninth grade students; and selected references on native American games, dances, and crafts. The photographs and portraits listing covers native peoples of the Americas photographs from exhibits in the Museum of Natural History; selected photographs illustrating North American Indian life from the National Anthropological Archives; and selected portraits of prominent North American Indians. (ML)
Descriptors: American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Library Materials, Museums, North American Culture, North American History, North Americans, Photographs, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC.