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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

Wappo Indians of Napa County

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/wappo/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Experience the Wappo Indian culture of Napa by seeing example of baskets, homes, jewelry and tools at this great virtual museum. Explore examples of plants and animals that were once an important part of Native American culture but now many of which are endangered. Have fun learning a legend and even how to speak a few Wappo words. Standards 3.2 all and 4.2.1

Comments: This site waas produced in collaboration with the Napa County Museum.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3404

Aadizookaanag -- Traditional Stories, Legends and Myths

http://www.kstrom.net/isk/stories/myths.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Aadizookaan -- means (in Anishinaabemowin, or Ojibwe language) "a traditional story". Anthropologists and others call them legends or myths. These are -- or in their original, were -- often sacred. They represent large themes of human existence: where we came from, how we should live, reconciliation 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 or books, so their stories were also intended to entertain. Standard 4.2.1, and 5.1.2

Comments: This set of stories is from a Native American perspective.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 43

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

California History Online - California Historical Society

http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/exhibits/online.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This online history has chapters and 400 images on the following topics: 1) The Physical Setting: California and Beyond 2) The First Californians: Native Cultures 3) European Exploration: Voyages of Discovery 4) A Spanish Colonial Frontier: Missions, Presidios, Pueblos 5) Mexican California: The Heyday of the Ranchos 6) The Gold Rush: California Transformed 7) The Impact of the Railroad: The Iron Horse and the Octopus 8) Economic Growth: Progress and Its Discontents 9) The Great Depression: California in the Thirties Standards: 4.1.3, 4.1.5, 4.2 all, 4.3.1, 4.3.3, 4.4.1, 4.4.6 and 4.4.8

Comments: Because of the manner in which this site is posted you cannot bookmark the sections on each topic. From the page at this URL select California History Online and then Text Only or Annotated Timeline.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 512

California Indians and Their Reservations

http://infodome.sdsu.edu/research/guides/calindians/calinddict.shtml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This San Diego State University Library site has a searchable alphabetical list of California Indian tribes with descriptions and a few links. It also links to a clearly readable EPA map of Indian Reservations in California, Arizona and Nevada. Standards 3.2.0 and 4.2.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 527

California Rock Art

http://rockart.esmartweb.com/californ.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This list of links is made up of either interesting informal sites by local people or sites developed by state parks and cities in California with photos of Indian rock art . Featured regions and rock art sites include: Joshua Tree, the Eastern Mojave, the Owens Valley, Santa Clarita, the Antelope Valley, the central coast, China Lake, the Anza-Borrego Area, and Death Valley. 4.2.1

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 551

Chumash Indian Life

http://www.sbnature.org/research/anthro/chumash/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This website includes information about the Chumash people's daily lives, as well as resources archived by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Visit this web museum and experience the Chumash people, "the ones who make shell bead money." Standard 3.2 (general) and 4.2.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 661

Evaluating Materials About Native Americans

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

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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

Four Directions Institute - California Indians

http://www.fourdir.com/california_indians.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site by Four Directions Institute provides information about the language and culture as well as a timeline and demographic changes for 52 California Indian Tribes. For each group a small map of their general territory is also provided. The page on each tribe also has a list of links to further information. Standard 4.2.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1284

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