Your students will gain a positive image of North American Indian culture and achievements and greater awareness of their historic mistreatment through the colorful contents of this Jackdaw. Hands-on exhibits — pictures of famous chiefs; a map of tribe locations; religious, cultural and domestic displays; even uncovered Indian myths and secrets — will help students define the usually vague conception of “Indians,” and form an appreciation for Indian peoples and their societies. Historian: Marigold Coleman. The contents of this Jackdaw feature:
Study Guide / Lesson Plan – Reproducible Activities
- Map of North America showing best known tribes.
- Notes on the tribes.
- Famous Indian chiefs — a picture sheet.
- The religion of the Indian.
- Indian myths.
- Ceremonial masks, with instructions on how to make one.
- “Hunting the Buffalo” — by Indian artist Blackbear Bosin.
- Indian houses.
- Indian art / a picture sheet.
- Hopi petition to government, 1894, with totemic symbols.
- How to do it: Indian secrets and methods.