[library-media] Native American Perspective on Thanksgiving - Additional Resources

Jacqueline Voland jvoland at kued.org
Thu Oct 29 09:29:50 MDT 2009

[cid:image002.png at 01CA587A.5D145B30]  I would also like to recommend you confirm receipt of your We Shall Remain: A Native History of Utah lesson plans from the American West Center, a joint collaboration between the Utah Office of Community and Culture, the American West Center at the University of Utah and KUED funded through a grant from the Utah Legislature in 2006. This comprehensive resource was delivered free to each school earlier this fall.  In service presentations by Elizabeth Player, Curriculum Project Coordinator are also available through Dec. To schedule a presentation or request a copy of the lesson series contact eplayer at gmail.com<mailto:eplayer at gmail.com>
Each education kit includes the five set DVD series produced by KUED 7 and lesson plans for 4,7 9 and 11th grades - for additional resources visit - www.utahindians.org<http://www.utahindians.org> which includes the Utah Indian Digital archives and PDF versions of the lesson plans for your use. This education resources was approved after rigorous review with support from the Utah State Office of Education.
 Lesson plans and media files of the national American Experience program "We Shall Remain: can be found at PBS Teachers online.  http://www.pbs.org/teachers/connect/resources/7022/preview/
If you have any additional questions about this new resource please contact either myself, jvoland at kued.org<mailto:jvoland at kued.org>. or Elizabeth Player eplayer at gmail.com<mailto:eplayer at gmail.com>
Jacqui Voland
From: Juan Lee [mailto:jtlee at utah.gov]
Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 7:17 PM
To: ULN; library-media at lists.uen.org
Subject: [library-media] Native American Perspective on Thanksgiving

Dear Colleagues,

November is Native American Month and Thanksgiving. I encourage you to look at the following resources and consider local Native Americans in your Thanksgiving displays.

The National Museum of the American Indian has published the beautiful 9-page booklet American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving. You can access the PDF at http://www.nmai.si.edu/education/files/thanksgiving_poster.pdf

A great Reading Rainbow book to consider is Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message by Jake Swamp.

Also, check out Debbie Reese's resources for teachers on her blog American Indians in Children's Literature. See: http://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/2009/10/american-indian-perspectives-on.html

Thanks to Susan Hanks, Past President of the American Indian Library Association and Consultant with the California State Library/Development Services for this note.
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