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Lessons used in a Hupa bilingual class during the 1986-87 academic year are compiled in this manual, which was generated cooperatively by the Hupa teachers. The lessons are arranged in a progression from easier to harder and cover vocabulary, conversations, verbs, holidays, and stories. The first two chapters present basic vocabulary terms for numbers, body parts, clothing, animals, colors, musical instruments, weather, time, and talking about one's self--family members, places, pets, favorite...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages,...
This paper describes the cultural communication proficiency method of indigenous language instruction, developed at Humboldt State University's Center for Indian Community Development (California), and demonstrates the method with five Hupa lesson plans. The method is based on three principles: that Native American students learn by doing, learn in ways compatible with their culture, and learn in stages. Cooperative learning, communication-based instruction, and total physical response...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, American Indian Literature,...
This bibliography includes materials that supplement an original 1980 edition. As in the earlier edition, this bibliography provides teachers and librarians with information about instructional materials related to North American Indians, Inuit, and Metis. Information is categorized into three sections titled after the three groups. Each section contains print and audiovisual materials. Each entry includes the library call number, the authors, the publisher, the date of publication, and an...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Studies, American...
Among the many contributions made by Ancient Greeks and Romans to contemporary life, are those which influence art, architecture, literature, philosophy, mathematics and science, theater, athletics, religion, and the founding of democracy. The Tampa Museum of Art's classical collection offers a unique opportunity to learn about Ancient Greeks and Romans through primary source artifacts. This booklet, which contains information and activities related to the museum collection, may be adapted for...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ancient History, Architecture, Art, Art Education, Greek Civilization, Junior High...
This manual of training guidelines describes the procedure for personnel intake and traces the training process which a worker must go through to become a glass craftsman. A number of charts present the skills and items of knowledge which the individual craftsman must master. Examples are included of theoretical and practical test items to certify the worker's skill in hand blowing of glass. Other skills discussed are those of hand presser, gatherer, marver, ladler, and taker-in. An appendix on...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Craft Workers, Employment Qualifications, Glass, Guidelines, Industrial Training,...
Listed in this American Indian bibliography are 310 books and pamphlets dating from 1894 to 1971. Entries are arranged under the following headings: Art and Music, Bibliography, Culture, Fiction, Government Relations, History, Language, and Religion and Mythology. Also included is a list of publishers and addresses, containing 111 entries. (HBC)
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indians, Art Products, Bibliographies, Biographies, Chronicles, Culture,...
This book is intended for all folk dancers and teachers of folk dance who wish to have a library of beginning and intermediate folk dance. Rhythmic box notations and teaching suggestions accompany all of the beginning and intermediate folk dances in the book. Many choreographies have been added to give beginning dancers more experience with basic dance movements. Along with each dance title is the pronunciation and translation of the dance title, the country of origin, and the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Aesthetic Education, Cultural Activities, Cultural Education, Dance Education,...
This publication provides teachers with a practical resource of information on the early history, cultural heritage, and traditions of Native people in Manitoba. Sections 1 and 2 draw from archeological evidence and oral tradition, respectively, to present two different perspectives on the origins and lifeways of early peoples. The academic historical account covers: (1) settlement of Manitoba by waves of migrating peoples from 11,000 to 1,000 years ago, early technical innovations, trade...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indians, Canada Natives,...
Ancient times comes to life when a student can hold in his/her hand or read about an artifact, such as a coin of the Greek or Roman era. Students are familiar with coins, and this commonality helps them understand the similarities and differences between their lives and times in ancient Greece or Rome. Many symbols on the ancient coins can be found on U.S. coins. Students study the history and myths of the ancient periods, and relate them to modern people and places. This unit of study...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Standards, Ancient History, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades,...
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Animals familiar to the northwest region of California where Hupa Indians reside are depicted in this coloring book which belongs to a series of materials developed to promote the use of the Hupa language. Each page contains a bold pen and ink drawing of an animal and the animal's name in the Unifon alphabet used for writing the Hupa language. There are no English translations. Each animal is presented in its habitat, e.g., a bear is by a stream where he has just caught a fish, a hummingbird is...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Animals, Basic Vocabulary,...
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A description of how the Karuk Indians of northwestern California gathered and prepared acorns for food includes illustrations and Karuk words for utensils and processes. The booklet explains how women of the tribe gathered, dried, stored, cracked, ground, leached, and cooked acorns to make acorn soup. Illustrations supplement descriptions of storage baskets, pestles, sifters, and cooking techniques. (LFL)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian...
This multimedia kit introduces sixth grade children to everyday life in an ancient Greek household, and to archeology as a tool for learning about people's lives long ago. Artifacts, filmstrips, maps, photographs, reproductions, and written material is provided for 11 lessons. The teacher is to act as the director of research rather than as a lecturer. The lesson plans suggest ways to use the material offered and activities to supplement the unit. Background information on the objects and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ancient History, Archaeology, Discovery Learning, Educational Media, Elementary...
This paper assesses reading theory and its applications for methodology in second language reading. The investigation focuses on how the methodology recommended for teaching the commonly taught languages informs the teaching of a language such as Hindi. To accomplish this assessment, a teacher of Hindi at the U.S. State Department's Foreign Service Institute designed a case study to investigate a method of instruction for reading Hindi, and, with the cooperation and collaboration of the two...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Case Studies, Hindi, Non Roman Scripts, Reading Skills, Second Language Instruction,...
The 25 papers collected in this book represent the thoughts and experiences of indigenous language activists from the United States, Canada, Mexico, and New Zealand, and are grouped in six categories: tribal and school roles, teaching students, teacher education, curriculum and materials development, language attitudes and promotion, and summary thoughts about maintaining and renewing indigenous languages. Papers are: "Keeping Minority Languages Alive: The School's Responsibility"...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education, Community...
A description of the American Indian Bilingual Teacher Credential Program offered by Humboldt State University (California) provides background information on the linguistic groups served by the program. Accompanying the program descriptions are lists of lower and upper division requirements, descriptions of competency exam, program schedule, course descriptions, and student and fieldwork information and evaluation forms. The linguistic groups served include four tribes of northwestern...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, American Indians, Bilingual...
Based on evidence obtained from Greek literature and artifacts, this paper examines the extent to which women in ancient Greece participated in physical activity, sports, and games. Homer's "Odyssey" describes women playing ball and driving chariots; vases dating back to 700-675 B.C. portray women driving light chariots in a procession; a girl juggling 12 hoops appears on an Attic cup dated around 475-450 B.C.; feminine acrobatic performance was portrayed in Xenophon's...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adults, Ancient History, Aquatic Sports, Females, Greek Civilization, Greek...
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This supplementary textbook for students of Japanese presents a collection of 43 songs--folk songs, nursery songs, lullabies, love songs, wedding songs, graduation songs, the national anthem, drinking songs, school songs, and Christmas carols. With the exception of the carols, the musical scores are presented with their Japanese lyrics. The transliteration, and special vocabulary with English glosses, immediately follow each selection. (AMM)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Instructional Materials, Japanese, Oriental Music, Supplementary Reading Materials,...
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A description of basket weaving techniques and materials used by the Karuk Indians of northwestern California includes illustrations and Karuk language terms so that the booklet may be used to enrich Karuk bilingual classes as well as to interest knowledgeable basketweavers. A section on materials discusses identifying, gathering, and preparing willow and hazel sticks; sugar pine, pine, and willow roots; bear grass; woodwardia and maidenhair ferns; porcupine quills; and alder bark and moss for...
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by Lustbader, Eric
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Sequel: Miko
Topic: Linnear, Nicholas (Fictitious character)
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Dahlgren, Bror Eric, 1877-; Standley, Paul Carpenter, 1884-1963; United States. Navy Dept. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Copy 1 (STRI) 3569; gift
Topics: Plants, Edible, Poisonous plants, Botany