A very useful book about classroom management and the development of positive relationships that are free of power struggles.Teach students to discipline themselves, think for themselves and make better decisions by allowing them to learn from the real-world consequences of their choices.(Education)
A compilation of stories depicting the on-going struggles of Indigenous North American peoples to retain not only their lands, but their integrity, culture, language and their very Health, in the face of genocidal exploitation by corporate America.The author makes a very valid point that this very serious threat to Indigenous peoples also represents a threat to all North Americans, as the ecological havoc being wreaked cannot be contained within reservation areas.
A non-Indian biography of the Lakota leader Sitting Bull that attempts to be sympathetic to the Lakota defense of their homelands, culture and way of living in the face of a brutal colonization.(History)
An anthology of fiction, prose and poetry by contemporary Native women. Rich in oral literature and creative energy. With a foreward by Winona La Duke. (Used as a resource book for Indigenous Health classes at Nawayee Center School in Minneapolis)(Literature)
A collection of essays/case studies put together to illustrate the inequities of the Public school system in America. Exposes the great “extremes of wealth and poverty in America’s school system and the blighting effect this has on poor children, especially those in cities.” “Gets to the heart of the matter.”A searing expose of the disparity of educational wealth in American schools, especially those in urban areas. Cites the Reagan-Bush era as having set American education back one hundred years. Savage Inequalities, indeed…
Pete Catches shares his vision of how the Lakota nation will be revived,reinvigorated and revitalized. This book describes his struggles to embrace the Spotted Eagle medicine way, Lakota oral traditions and ceremonies, and reflections on the history and culture of his people and on his own life.(Native American Indian History and Culture)
The expanded version of the book that introduced a startling new view of Columbus. Contains many new articles and resources for teaching about the man who began the invasion of North America in 1492. Encourages students to really learn from history by questioning and investigating, rather thanby passively absorbing other points of view.
A culturally -based curriculum with activities for experiential/outdoor education. “Fun,practical approaches for linking youth, elders, communities and nature”.
An excellent book about the relevance of and need for Indigenous forms of education as a means to cultural survival for Indigenous peoples and for the survival of the human bioshere as a whole. For myself, it more clearly defines and distniguishes two paradigms: Indigenous civilization versus Colonial civilization.(Education)
An excellent Lakota language resource, written by a noted Lakota elder. This book makes the connection between a Language and the culture which it is used to express.(Lakota Language and Culture)