Contemporary Voices Along the Lewis & Clark Trail

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Takes viewers through landscapes rich with the living legacy of people whose lifeways have been dramatically altered since their first contact with Europeans.

 

DVD and 70-page Teacher Guide are suggested for high school aged youth, and provide essential lessons about Native people and their unique perspective of the Lewis & Clark expedition both past and present.

Contemporary Voices along the Lewis & Clark Trail takes viewers along old trails through landscapes rich with the living legacy of people whose lifeways have been dramatically altered since their first contact with Europeans. Get acquainted with the perspectives of 18 men and women representing 13 tribes from the hills of Kansas to the mouth of the Columbia River. From them learn the stories of descendents of people encountered by Lewis and Clark. High School documentary film, 28 minutes.

This DVD was produced as one of the Regional Learning Projects and is part of a comprehensive multimedia educational experience. For more information about the Regional Learning Project and a complete list of the resources available in our catalog please see the article on our "NEWS" page. Also for companion online resources refer to the Regional Learning Project website at:

http://regionallearningproject.org/about/index.html

Guide features
Pre and Post-Viewing activities help orient students to historical and cultural concepts, new vocabulary, and geography of the region. Essential Questions serve to deepen student understanding of the material covered.

This educational resource provides an engaging approach to learning that integrates geography, social studies, critical literacy, and science into your curriculum, as well as bringing contemporary issues related to tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, and cultural sustainability into the classroom. Correlations to content standards are provided.

Each chaptered section contains features designed to facilitate student understanding of the topics and themes, along with suggested activities. These features include:

  • Key Concepts
  • Vocabulary
  • Geographical Places
  • Essential Questions
  • Transcript Text (corresponding with the DVD)

An extensive bibliography of recommended readings by topic is included in an Appendix, as are the National and State Content Standards fulfilled by the DVD/guide.

Maps and supplemental material
Included are two reference base maps of the region, treaty excerpts, and other supplementary documents for use in classroom activities.

 

Produced by: University of Montana Center for Continuing Education

Availability: Order the DVD alone, or the set including the DVD, Teacher Guide, and supplemental materials

Format: DVD, color motion picture, 28 minutes; 70-page Teacher Guide

Published: 2007

Tribes/Ethnic Groups: Regional U.S. tribes