Native Americans

Learn about Native American culture and history. Discover the timeline of historic events that took place on the Great Plains and valleys. Learn about the battles that took place over our land, native tribes, and even the story of Pocahontas.

https://www.history.com/topics/native-american-history

https://www.history.com/topics/native-american-history/native-american-cultures

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Native_Americans_in_the_United_States

https://youtu.be/uxNDKlh-Vjo

https://youtu.be/uxNDKlh-Vjo

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Native-American

FREE THE WISDOM OF THE NATIVE AMERICANS PDF – By Kent Nerburn | 272 pages
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When you hear the words, “Indian,” or “Native American,” you probably think of tipis, but, as a matter of fact, most Indians did not live in tipis. Tipis were used mainly by Plains Indians, such as the Lipan Apache, Comanche and Kiowa, after the Spanish introduced horses into North America about 500 years ago.

Click below to learn about the Types of Native American tipi’s and discover why it is one of the best designed homes for camping!

https://www.oasysparquetematico.com/en/tipi-native-american/

http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/kids/houses/tipis.html

Make your own Tipi: https://youtu.be/Gia7hwGLm8A

The Feathered Headdress or War Bonnet, and what it represents: Traditionally worn by male leaders of the American Plains Indians Nations who have earned a place of great respect in their tribe. Only important chiefs and warriors could don a war bonnet, and they were typically worn during ceremonies

Additional Resources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_bonnet

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/17582

http://nativeappropriations.com/2010/04/but-why-cant-i-wear-a-hipster-headdress.html

https://centerofthewest.org/explore/plains-indians/

DIY Project: Making a Feathered Headdress is a fun project your whole tribe will enjoy. Students can make their own Feathered Headdress to wear while they learn about Native American Culture.

https://youtu.be/tx_FnAzRWNc

https://youtu.be/BtLkZESJPho

Parents, email pictures of your student’s feathered headdresses and Paper Tipi’s. We’ll post them in The Multi-Purpose Room. Email: support@discoveryk12.com

What did you learn about Native American History? Parents, have your students write an essay on what they learned about Native American History.

Lined Paper: https://discoveryk12.com/Resources/Generic/LinedPaper.pdf