Grade Range: K-8Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Reference Materials, Interactives & MediaDate Posted: 6/10/2008
In this interactive website, students explore the role buffaloes played in the lives of Native Americans of the northern Plains. The website includes: online interactives, printable activities and a map of the Plain Indians, information about the art of buffalo hide paintings, a teacher's guide and student worksheets, and a bibliography of related books and online resources appropriate for all ages.
Hands-on learning, Multiple activities, Multimedia instruction, Museum education, Simulations and games, Thematic approach
The man in this painting, holding an apparition of the baby Jesus, appears to be a saint. Known a...
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A Native American folk tale of the connection between humans and the buffalo nation.
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