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

Field with corn and beans

Yes, Your Kids Can Learn Division on YouTube

Do you feel as if you’ve been home with your child for 50 days, not five? Should the number 50 be multiplied by the number of children you have at home? Yes, yes it should. If you’ve decided that summer came early and your children are going to spend the next however long this quarantine

Finding the perimeter and physical education

I was tempted to call this lesson plan “Find the perimeter and leave me in peace” because I was asked if I had any lessons students could do on their own. By this point, many parents are getting tired of interrupting their own work every 5 minutes to help their children with math problems. Finding

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.