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Lake Arrowhead Virtual Museum

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http://rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/lake_arrowhead

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Today, Lake Arrowhead is a quiet resort community about eighty miles east of Los Angeles. But it hasn't always been like this. Explore the natural environment and the unique history of the region. Learn how this mountain community changed from the summer home of the Serrano Indians, to a Mormon logging camp, and then to a resort after the damming of Little Bear Valley and the creation of the Arrowhead Reservoir and Power Company. Standards 3.1, 3.2.2, 3.3.2 and 3.3.3.

Comments: How does the development of Lake Arrowhead match with that of other southern California communities?

Resource Type: Other.

Resource ID: 1920

People of the Pines: The Serrano

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http://rims.k12.ca.us/serrano/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore the culture, environment and history of the Serrano people of inland Southern California in this virtual museum by the San Miguel band. Included are stories, pictures and film clips with background on the tools, medicine, customs and much more about the life of these Native American people both historically and today. Standards 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.2.3 and 4.2.1

Comments: This huge amount of hard to find information can be broken into units for easier study.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2427

American Indians and the Natural World

http://www.carnegiemuseums.org/cmnh/exhibits/north-south-east-west/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This wonderful site from Carnegie Museum of Natural History explores the culture of an American Indian tribe from four different areas of the United States; north, east, south, and west. The emphasis is on how the tribe interacted with the world around them. Standard 3.2.1, 4.2.1 and 5.1.2

Comments: A good site for a comparison study of different Native American cultures.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 191

Evaluating Materials About Native Americans

http://www.mmrls.org/Materials/cenativepeoples.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Even today, stereotypes, assumptions, misinformation, and Euro-American biases about Native American people continue. They appear in sports logos, in cartoons, in Disney movies, in commercial products and children's toys, in the media, in children's books, and in general conversation. To help you, as a teacher, spot some of the inaccuracies and distortions that books, toys, and classroom activities may present, we have prepared a list of 10 basic questions that you can ask to judge a book's merits or inadequacies.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1131

Gabrieleno/Tongva

http://tongva.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is the official website of the Tongva or Gabrieleno people who once occupied the entire Los Angeles basin. Readers learn about how the Tongva interacted with the land both historically and today and about programs and other efforts they are making to become a nationally recognized tribe and to pass on their culture. Standards 3.2.2 and 4.2.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1324

California Missions On-Line Project

http://www.cuca.k12.ca.us/lessons/missions/contents/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site includes research on life on all 21 California missions. It has material on the history, government and culture of Native American tribes throughout California. There is also a quiz and student projects are posted. Standard 3.2.4, 4.2.1, 4.2.4 and 4.2.5

Comments: This was developed by Rob Garretson, 4th Grade Teacher at Los Amigos Elementary School in Rancho Cucamonga, California, in partial fulfilment for the Masters of Arts in Educational Multimedia at California Polytechnic University, Pomona, California.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 540

Chemehuevi Indians of Southern Californi

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Oracle/2351/cheme.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This information by Ronald and Peggy Miller is part of the Petroglyphs in the Mopah Mountain Range site but was published originally by the Malki Museum. It is accurate, clear and well written. It includes a timeline, and information about the culture and history of the Chemehuevi people. More information and a map may be found at the Four Directions Institute site Standards 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.2.3 and 4.2.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3619

First Californians

http://www.californiahistory.net/Native_1.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by the California Historical Society identifies the Indian cultural regions in California. It includes some information on specific tribes and bands within those regions to guide further study. Standards 3.1.0 and 4.2.1

Comments: The photos and graphics ae wonderful but the text is limited.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1230

Native People of San Diego - Where California Began

http://www.sandiegohistory.org/books/wcb/wcb.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a well organized online local history of San Diego. Originally a book by James Mills for the San Diego Historical Society, this student friendly resource will provide the story of San Diego from Native American times, through the Spanish and Mexican eras, to the coming of the Yankees, the World Wars and then modern San Diego. Standards 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.5.2, and 4.2.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2278

Petroglyphs of the Cosos

http://www.desertusa.com/magdec97/cosos/dec_cosos.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This great concentration of rock art lies in the protected desert canyons of California. See examples and think about who may have done the carvings and what they might mean. Standard 3.2.1

Comments: Discussion of taking a tour of the petroglyphs may not be useful for students but the pictures of the glyphs and the historical information is excellent.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2438

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