Native American Traveling Museum | Native American
This workshop is designed to familiarize educators with the
Native American Culture. It focuses on the Eastern Woodland Culture, circa 1600
A.D. This was just before the time of the European Contact with the tribes of
the Illinois Country. The cultural legacy left to us by the Native American
Indians has largely been ignored by our history books.
1 . To provide teachers with an opportunity to evaluate
their knowledge versus traditional stereotyping of Native American Culture.
2. To eliminate the "generic Indian" from our teaching.
3. To show the value of cultural literacy as a necessary
addition to the educational process.
4. To show educators methods of brining the critical
thinking process into a cultural experience in the classroom.
5. To demonstrate methods of bringing the critical thinking
process into a cultural experience in the classroom.
6. To provide accessible, responsive support systems
regarding materials and/or information (in other words, we are always available
to help you)
Native American Workshop:
The Workshop is divided into three sessions which are as
1ST SESSION - 1 HOUR:
Discussion of Workshop
Chief Seattle Poem Self
Test, Test Discussion
Tribes of the Chicago
Some Ideas for Passive
2nd Session - 3 Hours:
3rd Session - 2 Hours: