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…
Teacher Resources Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco – Award-winning documentary video on PBS regarding Native American tobacco usage and the history and politics surrounding it. Visit the campaign by Keep It Sacred in the US to keep indigenous tobacco traditions alive while reducing widespread commercial usage.
How did tribes collect eagle feathers? Why was it considered an act of bravery? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o94884KZv0E&feature=youtu.be&list=PLlFtdlHUZsQvQZOUjaSlyJiVSNDoTE5Eu
Dakota boys were expected to learn to hunt, to protect the buffalo herd and their tribe.
Questions: What does it mean to count coup? What’s a coup stick? Why was counting coup considered an act of bravery?