Booklist: Native American Heritage Month

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with this K-12 booklist! Native American Heritage Month is celebrated during the month of November. Click on each link to visit the product page.  Elementary School   Bowwow Powwow by Brenda J. Child (Author), Jonathan Thunder (Illustrator), Gordon Jourdain (Translator) At the Mountain’s Base by Traci Sorell (Author), Weshoyot Alvitre

Awesome Resources for Teachers: Ojibwe (Chippewa)

Since we’ve already told you about some awesome resources when it comes to the Dakota (Sioux) people we figured we’d let you know about some awesome Ojibwe (Chippewa) resources also! The Ojibwe are featured in our games Fish Lake, Making Camp and Forgotten Trail so the culture is a big part of 7 Generation Games. The great thing

Video: Math Terms

It’s Friday and here’s your educational resource of the week from 7 Generation Games. Sometimes, students just don’t know what you are asking Check out this great video called, “What’s The Word” that teaches addition, subtraction, and multiplication terms. We all know that we’re going to need math in the future, so knowing the right

Video: Native American Tobacco

It’s the end of the week and that means that it’s time for the Freebie Friday. Today’s freebie is a video on how tobacco is considered sacred by most Native American tribes. The video talks about the way that tribes use tobacco and the reasons behind it. You can view the culture video below. Tobacco

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

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.