Friday, May 13, 2011
*although this isn't set in MN it does center around the jingle dress which, according to tradition, originated from Minnesota (click here for info)
Author created teaching guide (click here!)
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
*Although this book is almost 20 years old (with outdated information: ie -schools and stores which no longer exist) it is a good resource for students to understand the preparation before powwow dancing*
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
*This book contains excerpts of Ohiyesa's (Charles Alexander Eastman) several books. Could work for older elementary students as well. This is a wonderful and thought provoking book by a Native person. Be sure to read about his accomplishments outside of being a writer!