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Library Journal, 2005
Most librarians think literacy is an important goal, but Loriene Roy, an Anishinabe (Ojibwe) enrolled on the White Earth Reservation, knows it's a harder sell among America's two million Native Americans, who associate it with a history of forced assimilation and attempts to eliminate their language and culture. Considering most tribal schools…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Reading Materials, Librarians, Library Services
Holthaus, Mary L. – 1974
Part of the Indian Culture Series of the Montana Council for Indian Education, the book is a simple story of a young Alaskan boy who makes oil lamps and his grandmother who sews with a needle. The little boy goes to hunt by the sea because they are hungry. He catches and eats a tomcod, two seals, and a whale, then returns to the igloo having eaten…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Literature
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Stensland, Anna Lee – Journal of Reading, 1971
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Annotated Bibliographies, Anthologies, Biographies
Newman, Killian, Ed. – 1969
This bibliography lists 63 books selected from a total of over 200 books in print which had been read, reviewed, and recommended in each case by an American Indian. Books are categorized according to the age group for which they are considered suitable; intervals used are ages six to eight, eight to ten, ten to twelve, and twelve to young adult.…
Descriptors: American History, American Indian Culture, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Library Development and Services. – 1973
An annotated bibliography of about 50 bibliographies dealing with American ethnic and cultural minorities forms the bulk of this listing. It covers print material, films, recordings, and other nonprint matter. Sources of continuing information on these publications are also listed. A directory of publishers is included. (PF)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Asian Americans
Odle, Sue – 1970
This unit is designed with a basic goal of instilling better understanding of, and empathy for, the American Indian. The first section outlines understandings and attitudes along with suggestions for corresponding activities and resources. This is followed by a Resource Manual that includes the following student readings: (1) Migration and…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Cultural Education, Ethnology
Harrison, G. Scott – 1971
This paper contains ideas intended to help the teacher preparing to teach Navaho children and offers suggestions for an independent reading and study program to enable the teacher to understand the culture in which he will be working. A brief history of the Navaho people is presented, followed by a discussion of some cultural differences between…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Bibliographies, Comparative Analysis
Graustein, Jean McCarthy, Comp.; Jaglinski, Carol L., Comp. – 1972
This annotated bibliography on the American Indian lists over 250 works of fiction written between 1933 and 1969 for children. It is hoped that the bibliography will benefit not only the nearly 200,000 Indian children in public, federal, private, and mission schools, but the non-Indian children in those schools as well. These books should be…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Books
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Gilliland, Hap – Reading Teacher, 1982
Annotates a number of children's books by and about American Indians. Arranges them in the following categories: olden days, contemporary Indian life, legends and folktales, and tricksters. (FL)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature
Ledford, Carolyn; Peel, Betty B. – Book Links, 1998
Paul Goble's children books can be used as the basis for discussion and activities to increase student awareness and respect for the Native American cultures, and as a link to learning activities in a variety of content areas. Topics for discussion and activities are suggested, Internet resources are provided, and books by Goble are listed. (AEF)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, Authors, Childrens Literature
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Noll, Elizabeth – New Advocate, 1995
Argues that it is critical that authors and illustrators be responsible to their young audiences for portraying cultures accurately and authentically. Examines the portrayal of American Indian cultures in 28 books for children. Discusses recognizing culturally offensive images, developing cultural consciousness, and historical multicultural…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness
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Reyhner, John – Journal of American Indian Education, 1986
A study of eight basal reading series was conducted to determine how Native American characters are portrayed in basal readers and how much realism is in recently published stories. Native Americans were not presented in first grade stories. Fifth grade stories were realistic and well written. (JHZ)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Basal Reading, Cultural Context
Ouzts, Dan T.; Calvert, Wanda L. – 1996
Noting that an important trend in middle school reading instruction has been the increased use of literature and trade books, this paper suggests that using Caldecott Medal and Honor books in the middle school classroom is an effective way to expose students to high quality literature. The paper notes that promoting the use of such books also aids…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Art Appreciation, Black Culture, Class Activities
Susag, Dorothea – 1998
This annotated bibliography is designed to help Montana K-12 teachers integrate authentic Native American literature into their curricula. A thematic approach to literature is encouraged, so that students may make meaningful connections between the classroom and their personal worlds. Accordingly, the entries are categorized according to the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History
Slapin, Beverly, Ed.; Seale, Doris, Ed. – 1989
This collection contains poems and stories by Native Americans, articles on American Indian stereotypes and on providing unbiased reading materials for Native American children, and book reviews and bibliographies. In several articles, Beverly Slapin, Doris Seale, and Michael A. Dorris discuss American Indian stereotypes in children's books and…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Literature
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