National Museum of the American Indian
The museum provides a variety of materials for use in the classroom. All have been developed by the museum's education staff in collaboration with Native community members. These materials offer rich Native perspectives on the history and contemporary life of many different Native tribes. Although these resources are grouped by category, they often address multiple themes.
Please see the sections below for some examples
American Indian/native American Electronic Books for GPISD Students
Once on the app you can search for American Indian or Native American books. You can also search for a book title.
Click Here to look at all the American Indian results in the library-Check for grade level or lexile appropriateness
Click Here to look at all the Native American results in the library-Check for grade level or lexile appropriateness
Navigation instructions on how to search on Sora app
Nations or Regions
The Haudenosaunee Guide for Educators (Elementary grades)
We Have a Story to Tell: Native Peoples of the Chesapeake ( Grades 9-12)
Free Online American Indian Documentaries
The first alphabet for Sioux, known as Riggs, was devised by the missionaries Samuel and Gideon Pond, Stephen Return Riggs and Dr Thomas S. Williamson in 1834. They based their spelling system on the Santee dialect (Dakota) and used it to translate biblical texts into that dialect.