Book List: Hispanic Heritage Month

Previous Next National Hispanic Heritage Month: It’s Always Time to Read! Let’s celebrate the contributions that Hispanic people made to art, math, science, society, and culture. These books are great for your ELA, ELL, and Spanish language classes that are sure to immerse your kids in this richly diverse society. Have fun reading, bookworms!National Hispanic

Winter Time

Winter Time What did Dakota tribal members do during the winter? Resources Video: Story of the Lost Wife – An old legend of a wife who left her mean husband for a tribe of…wolves? What happened next?

Video: Story of the Lost Wife

Key Terms oral tradition storytelling Listen to “Story of the Lost Wife” Teacher Resources Storytelling: Oral Traditions | PBS – Lesson plan for Grades 4-6 about storytelling. One of four lessons. Resources for Teaching Ojibwe History – 7 Generation Games collection of resources for teachers featuring critical thinking questions and photos.  Video: Winter Time – How did

Importance of Tobacco to Native American Tribes

This is a good history resource for learning about the Native American spiritual practice of using tobacco. Dr. Erich Longie from Spirit Lake Nation, the first tribal member to earn a doctorate, provided this piece of knowledge intended for educational purposes only. Please adhere to your school district policies regarding these cultural practices surrounding tobacco

Video: Becoming a Buffalo Hunter

This educational video on historic Native American buffalo hunters features animation from 7 Generation Games. For a video with primary resources from the Library of Congress, visit the video link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fItD9L5eZcs&feature=youtu.be&list=PLlFtdlHUZsQvQZOUjaSlyJiVSNDoTE5Eu Related Resources Video: Becoming a Buffalo Hunter in Native American Culture (Primary Resources)