A comprehensive study of the devastating effects of the residential boarding schools to which five generations of Native American children were subjected between 1880 and 1980.Churchill exposes the genocidal nature of this aspect of the U.S. goverment’s assimilationist policies towards Native Americans, and introduces the reader to a factor quite familiar to those who work in Indian Education, transgenerational trauma.(History/Native American Studies)
Indigenous stories and activities for teaching about nature by looking at the night. Includes night time observational activities, stargazing and appropriate traditional stories to complement these activities. Contains valuable lessons about the natural world.(Science/Indigenous Oral Tradition)
This book contains traditional stories combined with complementaryactivities that together can be used to teach students about their role as humans in the Ecology of planet Earth. Using a holistic approach, this curriculum makes important connections between Environmental Studies,Social Studies, Science and other content areas.
This is a curriculum for teaching children their interdependence with all living things through the use of traditional Indigenous stories and complementary activities.(Academic applications include Wildlife Ecology and Environmental studies, using an holistic/experiential approach.
An interdisciplinary curriculum for teaching about plants and the environment using activities and traditional stories from many Indigenous nations. Subjects studied include :Botany, Plant Ecology, Global Warming and the Natural History of many North American plants. Features a holistic approach well-suited to many Native learners.
A collection of biographies about selected Native leaders including: Crazy Horse, Little Crow, Roman Nose, Hole In The Day and eleven others, written in Dr. Eastman’s finely honed prose.(Literature/Oral Tradition)
A accounting of how the cultural,scientific, social and political practices of Native Americans have transformed the way life is lived throughout the world.A good source of information on Indigenous civilization in North America.(History/Native American History)
An in-depth examination of the case of Leonard Peltier, whom many believe is a political prisoner, and how he was convicted of the murder of two FBI agents in a most controversial trial.Running time is 90 minutes.
The story of the FBI’s war on the American Indian Movement, AIM’s resistance to that effort, and the Reign of Terror that ensued on the Pine Ridge reservation under the Wilson regime.Issues arising over statements made in this book lead to an abridgement of the Freedom of the Press Ammendment of the Bill of Rights when those statements were struck or redacted from the original text.This book not only tells some history, it made history.(History/American Government)
A novel about the Powder River War (1864 - 1868 ) centered around the battle known either as the Fetterman Massacre (to US historians) or The Hundred In The Hand (to the Lakota) .As the plot of the story is drawn from the pages of history and Lakota oral tradition, this might be considered an Historical narrative. Either way, it is an interesting read that teaches and entertains.