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Showing Grade 4, Unit 2a, California's Native Americans
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Federally Recognized Tribes

http://www.kstrom.net/isk/maps/ca/california.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: A California map shows counties in pale colors for reference with the California recognized tribes as published in November 1996 in the Federal Register. Tribes with info about them somewhere on-web are clickable from this list. Mostly the information is contact names and addresses. Standards 4.2.1

Comments: Some of the Indian contact sites may be blocked by school filters becuae they link to gaming.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1211

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

Indian Canyon California - The Mutsun (Costanoan) Indians

http://bioc09.uthscsa.edu/natnet/archive/nl/9405/0085.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site is a brief articles on the Mutsun Indians from 1700's to the present. Standard 3.2 all and 4.2.1

Comments: The language is pretty academic and may require teacher help.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1719

Ishi

http://www.anb.org/articles/20/20-01701.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Called the last "Stone Age" Indian in California and probably in the entire United States, Ishi was a member of the Yahi people of northeastern California. When found in a slaughterhouse corral in Oroville, California, on August 29, 1911, Ishi was naked save for a scrap of old wagon canvas, worn like a cape, and very weak from exposure and near starvation. University of California professors Alfred Kroeber and T. T. Waterman gave Ishi a sanctuary in the university's Museum of Anthropology and recorded his tragic story. Standards 4.2.1 and 4.4.2

Comments: This article is part of the American National Biography.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1769

Native American Lore

http://www.ilhawaii.net/~stony/loreindx.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Over 100 Native American stories have been summarized at this site. Six are from California tribes. By and large the have not been transcribed in their original style, but these renditions still provide an important window on Native culture. Compare what is at this site with the Aadizookaan site's http://www.kstrom.net/isk/stories/myths.html renditions. Standards 4.2.1 and 5.1.2

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2268

Native American Shelters

http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/settlements/index.shtml

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site shows and describes different types of shelters used by Native Americans. It is organized by regions within the United States. Standards 4.2.1 and 5.1.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2271

Native Californians

http://home.earthlink.net/~boytan/nativecal/nativecal.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a set of evaluated links with information about California Indian people and their traditional art, food and shelter. The photos make the site especially useful for the elementary classroom. Standard 3.2 all and 4.2.1

Comments: This site was developed by a San Francisco community college instructor for her son's fourth grade class.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Resource ID: 2275

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

Shapes and Uses of California Indian Basketry

http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/cilc/basket.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are drawings of various California Indian basket shapes and designs with short explanations of what they were used for and by whom. Standard 4.2.1

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2758

The Ohlone Culture: The Earliest Bay Area Residents

http://www.wccusd.k12.ca.us/ohlone/village.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site deals with Ohlone people who lived in the San Francisco/Oakland area before European and Euro-American settlement. The site explores who the Ohlone were, how they lived and where they went. Standard 3.1.1 3.1.2, and 4.2.1

Comments: There are also lesson ideas for using this material which was originally on the KQED webpage.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3059

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