Native American History
They are the only Americans that can claim they were here first!
This homeschool sub-curriculum consists of 9 lessons and explores how different physical environments shaped Native American cultures.
We recommend that this sub-curriculum in Native American history be taught one lesson per week in the order below.
Iroquois Part I - The Iroquois lived in the Northeast Woodlands and were among the first to encounter the Europeans!
Iroquois Part II - Have fun making a tomahawk (with popsicle sticks)!
Cherokee - The Cherokee lived in the Southeast Woodlands. Find out what a wattle and daub house looks like!
Cheyenne - The Cheyenne lived in the Plains. Find out what 2,000-pound animal the Cheyenne hunted!
Apache - The Apache lived in the Southwest. Find out what something about the Apache women that was different from the other Native Americans!
Ute - The Ute lived in the Great Basin. Find out what a nomad is!
Nez Perce - The Nez Perce lived in the Plateau. Find out what Nez Perce means heres a hint, its French!
Makah - The Makah lived in the Northwest Coast. They were ocean hunters!
Wiyot - The Wiyot lived in California. Learn their story and why no one knows how to speak their language!
Flag shown for Cheyenne specifically represents Northern Cheyenne Native Americans
Flag shown for Ute specifically represents Southern Ute Native Americans
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