Tribal Perspectives on American History, Volume II – Great Plain

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Integrates the traditions, histories, and cultures of indigenous people in the Great Plains to the classroom in an engaging and thoughtful manner. Designed to companion with American History curriculum in middle and high school.

DVD available alone or as a set with the 127-page Teacher Guide.  Tribal Perspectives on American History, Volume II – Great Plains, Upper Missouri Basin.  115 minutes.  2007. 

DVD and 127-page Teacher Guide suggested for 7th - 12th graders, and integrates the traditions, histories, and cultures of indigenous people in the Great Plains to the classroom in an engaging and thoughtful manner. 

Tribal Perspectives on American History, Volume II – Great Plains, Upper Missouri Basin integrates the traditions, histories, and cultures of indigenous people in the Great Plains to the classroom in an engaging and thoughtful manner. Designed to companion with American History curriculum in middle and high school, this DVD provides unique opportunities to educate students on a range of topics and themes concerning native people of the upper Great Plains. 7th – 12th grade classroom DVD, 115 min, chaptered.

This DVD and 127-page Teacher Guide were 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
Each chapter contains features designed to facilitate student understanding of the topics and themes encountered in the DVD.  These features include listings of Key Concepts, Vocabulary, Geographical Places, People, and Essential Questions.  Pre and Post-Viewing activities, inclusive of instruction and materials, are also provided to enhance learning opportunities.
A complete Transcript Text (verbatim text from each chapter of the DVD) serves as a helpful reference for teachers and students while viewing each chapter.

Four treaties are included as primary resources, along with an Indian Peace Commissioner's Report from January of 1868.  An extensive bibliography of recommended readings by topic is included in the Appendices, as well as the National and State Content Standards fulfilled by instruction using the DVD and guide.  This essential educational resource integrates geography, social studies, critical literacy, science, and history curriculum, while bringing contemporary issues related to tribal sovereignty, treaties, and land tenure into the classroom for thoughtful study.

Maps and supplemental material

-Treaties
-USGS regional map Northern Plains States
-Geographical base map, northern plains section
-1861 map of area by G.K. Warren
-Timeline example of federal Indian policy impacts
-Blank timeline for activities