Teacher Resources for 2009

Native American Arts | Mexican Masks | Civil Rights | World Percussion | Nanticoke Storytellers and Dance

Native American Arts

Museum Websites of Native American Cultures

Web resources: a search for stories

  • Indian Legends website has stories shared by multiple nations.
  • Native American Links has an index of additional resources. At this site you can view Joe Zeller’s Native American images. You can search the Native American gallery, research groups and visit the River Trading Post to hear an artist/maker of Kachinas talk about their meaning.
  • The Indigenous People website tells a Hopi story about the courting of a maiden and the children of the noisy mockingbird who won with the contest to make the dawn appear with the help of his friend the great Thunderbird.
  • Coyote Brings Fire: Native American - Karok, retold by Oban
  • Native American poetry and stories

Inuit Stories

Apache (related to Navajo linguistically)

Cherokee and Sioux



Pueblo People [Including the Hopi]

Other Native Americans

Native American Lessons

TV, Films, Books

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Mexican Masks

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Civil Rights

Website Resources

Student Bibliography

  • Bates, Daisy. The Long Shadow of Little Rock. David McKay Company, 1962. This book recounts the struggle of the pioneers in desegregation in Little Rock Arkansas in 1957.
  • Beals, Melba. Warriors Don’t Cry. New York: Pocket Books, 1964. This is a soul searching memoir by one of the Little Rock Nine.
  • Coles, Robert. Children of Crisis: A Study of Courage and Fear. Boston: Little Brown and Company. 1965. This book gives details from a long term study of how children handled the onset of desegregation of schools.
  • Friese, Kai. Rosa Parks and The Movement Organize. New Jersey: Simon and Schuster, 1990. This book is a biographical sketch of Ms. Parks. It focuses on that fateful day in Montgomery when she refused to give up her seat on the bus.
  • Hampton, Henry and Steve Fayer. Voices of Freedom. New York: Bantam Books, 1991. This book highlights personal accounts of the civil rights movement.

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World Percussion

  • Resources to come soon.

Nanticoke Storytellers and Dance

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