We found 185 resources with the concept native american culture
I am Indopino: Or, How to Answer the Question, "Who Are You?"
6th - 12th
New ReviewIn our increasingly multi-ethnic society, many students find it difficult to identify themselves as belonging to any one ethnicity. Gene Tagaban, a Tlingit, Cherokee, Filipino offers his personal experiences with these questions in his...
The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fire and light play an almost universal role in world religions, and the predecessors for the Aztecs were no exception. Using an animation, the enlightening video recreates the Teotichuacan Fire Ceremony with rich details and features...
The Haudenosaunee Legendary Founding
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While many young historians would say the United States' form of democracy is the longest living, the confederacy established by Hiawatha and the Haudenosaunee is America's precursor. The activity set, complete with a beautifully...
A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A mysterious woman. A humble sharing of a meal. A generous gift. The universal value of generosity is threaded throughout a core Choctaw legend on why the tribe began to grow corn. Using part of the Native American Sacred Stories series,...
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Need an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
Coyote and Raven, American Tricksters: Crash Course World Mythology #22
13 mins 9th - 12th
According to a Native American myth from Alaska, ravens were originally white. Viewers learn how the bird species changed colors with the 22nd installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series. Scholars discover two of the...
Humans and Nature and Creation: Crash Course World Mythology #6
11 mins 7th - 12th
How did different historical cultures treat the subject of animals in their creation stories? The sixth installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series discusses the relationship between humans and animals from a...
1850-1874 Native Americans and Settlers
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did Western settlers receiving free land from the Homestead Act realize it wasn't really free at all? Scholars investigate the impact Western expansion had on Native American culture in the mid-1800s. They use documents, timelines, and...
Political Theory - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Are politicians destined to be corrupt, or is there hope for morality in the political world? Use the video to teach pupils Rousseau's theories behind corruption in Western civilization. The visuals help to further enhance understanding.
The Pilgrims: Native American Relationship to the Land
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An informative video sets the context for a lesson that asks young historians to consider how cultural values influence perspective. Groups compare the attitudes reflected in a journal entry of a member of the Plymouth Colony to those of...
Once Upon a Time (Saxipak’a): Lesson Plan 4
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
How did the environment and natural resources found on the Channel islands influence the culture of the Chumash? Archaeology meets technology in an activity designed for middle schoolers. After viewing West of The West's documentary Once...
Once Upon a Time (Sa Hi Pa Ca): Lesson Plan 3
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What was the most significant tool used by the Chumash? How did the environment make the tool possible? What group behaviors allowed the Chumash be be successful for thousands of years? After watching West of the West's documentary Once...
Sa Hi Pa Ca (Once Upon a Time): Lesson Plan 2
4th CCSS: Designed
What tools do archaeologists and anthropologist use to learned about what life was like in the past. After watching West of The West's documentary Once Upon a Time that details how scientists use artifacts to establish a history of the...