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Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, Second Edition.

This book also provides helpful and guided tips on policies both educators and administrators can adopt to increase teacher collaboration. It also shows how educators share knowledge on strategies that work on certain students they may have in common. It also provides helpful tips on assessment types that will help increase students achievement rather than discouraging students. – lizabrobbey

What Are 'Ancient Beringians'? Oldest Full Genetic Profile of a New World Human Ever Found. Native Americans could come from Europe, reveals DNA testing on skeleton. The genome of the four-year-old boy is the oldest sequenced to date DNA from the remains, discovered in Siberia in the 1920s, are thought to contain a third of Native American ancestry's gene poolInterestingly, the boy showed no similarities with populations in East Asia By Ellie Zolfagharifard Published: 13:39 GMT, 21 November 2013 | Updated: 21:32 GMT, 21 November 2013 DNA extracted from a young boy who died 24,000 years ago could prove that the first Native Americans were European.

Native Americans could come from Europe, reveals DNA testing on skeleton

The genome of the four-year-old boy, who died in south-central Siberia, is the oldest sequenced to date. Native History: The Day Tecumseh’s Prophecy Rocked the World. This Date in Native History: Earthquakes and eclipses of the sun were among the deeds attributed to Tecumseh and his brother, but legends surrounding Tecumseh are as great as the truths, said Shawnee Second Chief Ben Barnes.

Native History: The Day Tecumseh’s Prophecy Rocked the World

“It is hard to know without proof or specific oral history just exactly what happened” on August 11, 1802 he said. There is evidence that Tecumseh and his brother, Tenskwatawa, were prophets and visionaries who may have changed history had there been a little more help from the British, and more faith from certain tribes. The theft of Native Americans' land, in one animated map. American society has a remarkably short memory when it comes to past injustices, which is why there are somehow still people who think that Washington's professional football team should continue to be named after "the scalped head of a Native American, sold, like a pelt, for cash.

The theft of Native Americans' land, in one animated map

" University of Georgia historian Claudio Saunt is looking to correct that, at least in the case of Europeans' violent seizing of Native Americans' land. To supplement his new book, West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776, Saunt created an interactive map showing the decline of Indian homelands from 1776 to 1887. Along with Slate's Rebecca Onion, he turned that map into a GIF, showing just how rapidly European-Americans took what amounted to over 1.5 billion acres: Source: Rebecca Onion and Claudio Saunt Blue areas were American Indian homelands, red ones reservations.

This is a great website for teachers to learn about the different tribes throughout the United States. Not only does it provide information but it is full of pictures and links to articles about the tribes. The different articles provide information about the history and customs of the tribes. The articles, about specific tribes can be used in the classroom as well as an additional text to support the textbook. – usfstudent2018

NativeNet - Dedicated to literature of Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples. Native American Indian Clothing, Beadwork, Weapons. Sacred Texts: Native American. Myths and Legends for American Indian Youth. Aadizookaan -- means (in Anishinaabemowin, or Ojibwe language) "a traditional story", what anthros and others seem to like calling legends or myths.

Myths and Legends for American Indian Youth

These are -- or in their original, were -- often sacred. Those represnt large themes of human existence: where we came from, how we should live, reconcilliation to the tragedies of life, thankfulness There are smaller stories: teaching, humorous, answering "Why? " questions about natural phenomena and behavior. Finally, traditional indigenous peoples had no TV, no books; stories were entertainment, too. American Indian Youth Literature Award – American Indian Library Association. The American Indian Youth Literature Awards are presented every two years.

American Indian Youth Literature Award – American Indian Library Association

The awards were established as a way to identify and honor the very best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians. Books selected to receive the award will present American Indians in the fullness of their humanity in the present and past contexts. Additional information about the award and criteria used to evaluate books can be found here. The First American Indian Library Association American Indian Youth Literature Awards were presented during the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color in 2006. 2016 American Indian Youth Literature Award A color brochure of the 2016 award recipients is available to print and share. Honor Books were selected each category. 2016 Winners 2016 Honor Books. NIARI Curriculum Project. | previous | pdf version | next | curriculum home | niari home | Native American Literature: A Paradigm Shift EALRS: Reading 1: The student understands and uses different skills and strategies to read.

NIARI Curriculum Project

Reading 2: The student understands the meaning of what is read. GRADE LEVEL: Secondary (suggested for Advanced Students, College Prep level) BASIC CONCEPTS: Recognizing cultural values represented in most Native American fictional literature and analyzing the structure of it. Sioux Are Pleased With "Dances With Wolves" Sioux Are Pleased With “Dances With Wolves” KATIE COURIC, co-host: "Dances with Wolves" is a big, powerful movie.

Sioux Are Pleased With "Dances With Wolves"

Indian Country Diaries . Today's Challenges. In this section of the web site, you will explore in more detail many of the challenges raised in the two documentaries, Indian Country Diaries . You will also compare and contrast life for urban Indians in Los Angeles with life on the Qualla Boundary Reservation for the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Identity and Assimilation Identity and assimilation have been critical challenges for Native Americans since first contact and are serious questions today. American Indian Literature Resources. Vocabulary and resources.

Oldest Native American footage ever. 25 Little Known Facts About Native Americans.

Quick tips. these 25 fun facts are pretty interesting to get students into having a background knowledge about the topic "Native Americans". A nice way to introduce topic and motive student interest as well as cautioning students to look for possible misconceptions mentioned in the video that may be a myth rather than facts during informational text readings. – lizabrobbey

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Teacher resources , , CPALMS are great free sites for teachers. – lizabrobbey

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