Indigenous Peoples of North America Primary Sources Analysis Pack
This resource includes 3 carefully curated primary sources to analyze that will enhance any Indigenous Peoples of North America unit. It is aligned to my Indigenous Peoples of North America Unit Bundle. Each of the primary documents focuses on one aspect of various Indigenous Peoples groups to analyze. Encourage your students to think deeply about the topics associated with these documents. You can also assign the analysis activities as homework. There is a printable PDF & a digital GOOGLE version of the primary documents to give you the flexibility to easily assign them to your students if you are teaching virtually.
Primary Documents Included:
•an excerpt from a Hopi petition to the US government about individual ownership of the land (1894)
•the judgement in the Cherokee Nation v. Georgia (1831) case
•the petition signed by the Cherokee in response to the New Echota Treaty (1836)
•Lakota Chief Red Cloud’s speech after the Massacre at Wounded Knee
•excerpts from the Iroquois Confederation’s Great Law of Peace and the US Constitution
•memorandum from James McLaughlin (1890) in response to the conditions at a reservation
•a US Army memo with regards to the Ghost Dance being performed (1890)
•a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Superintendent of the residential school located in Round Valley, California (1902)
•a letter from the Hoopa Valley Agency in California to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in response to its letter (1902)
•Niimíipuu Chief Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekht’s (also known as Chief Joseph) speech to US President Rutherford Hayes (1879)
•various points used by early Indigenous Peoples
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Looking for something more comprehensive? My Indigenous Peoples of North America curriculum unit is coming soon. THIS RESOURCE WILL BE INCLUDED IN THIS CURRICULUM PACK.
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♦Indigenous Peoples of North America
♦Constitution & A New Nation
♦Age of Jackson & Sectionalism
♦Progressive Era & American Imperialism
♦World War 1
♦Roaring ’20s & Great Depression
♦World War 2
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