American Indain Literature Resources for Educators A youth and Young Adult Core Book Collection: Connecting to Minnesota English Language Standards created by the Minnesota American Indian Task Force and St. Catherine University Master of Library and Information Science Program's LIS 7190 Social Justice and Children/YA Literature course, this resource list provides titles and annotated bibliographies for American Indian-authored books connected to the Minnesota English Language Arts standards. This document will be revised on a yearly basis to reflect new books, out-of-print titles, or back-in-print titles. Visit Birchbark Books to view a list of books and prices.
Birchbark Books Birchbark Books is operated by a spirited collection of people who believe in the power of good writing, the beauty of handmade art, the strength of Native culture, and the importance of small and intimate bookstores.
Oyate Education organization that reviews children’s literature and advocates for Native Americans/American Indians to be portrayed with historical accuracy, cultural appropriateness and without anti-Indian bias and stereotypes.
Why Treaties Matter In this virtual exhibit, see for yourself how Dakota and Ojibwe treaties with the U.S. government affected the lands and lifeways of the Indigenous peoples of the place now called Minnesota and why these binding agreements between nations still matter today.
Smithsonian's Nation Museum of the American Indian Native Knowledge 360° is the National Museum of American Indian's national initiative to inspire and promote improvement of teaching and learning about American Indians. Explore the lesson plans and curriculum
Lessons of our Land Curriculum enables Pre-K through grade 12 teachers to easily incorporate Native American stories, lessons and games about land, cultures, histories and languages into regular classroom instruction. This inter-disciplinary curriculum aligns with Minnesota academic standards and is adaptable to include the history and culture of a region's Native nations. There are more than 200 lessons available that are free and easy to use in the classroom.