Synopses & Reviews
Complete lesson plans combine with essays, stories, poems, and speeches to document Native Americans' triumphs, defeats, survival struggles, and accomplishments. Adaptable for elementary levels.
Indian Country eloquently tells the story of Native peoples from their earliest migrations to this continent to their contemporary struggles to maintain their cultures in modern society. Through essays, stories, poems, and speeches, Native Americans express their triumphs and defeats, their struggle to survive, and their achievements. By offering a look at American history through Native American eyes, Indian Country adds balance to today's classrooms and teacher-training programs.
A comprehensive resource on Native American history and culture.
About the Author
Karen D. Harvey, Ed.D., is Assistant Dean for academic affairs at University College, the University of Denver. She has served as a consultant for a number of Indian education groups and is an expert in multicultural education. Lisa D. Harjo, M.A., a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, is Director of the Denver Indian Center.