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…
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?
Find out what East Santee Dakota people hunted.