5th Grade Native American Research Project


This is a pathfinder to help you find information about Native Americans.

Getting Started

1. Make a page where you can save the links and information you find (Microsoft-File-New)
2. Type a title on the page (Native American Research)
3. Save the page (Save-Choose the drive with your name in the "Save In" box- Name it "Native American Research"- Save)
4. Now you can highlight, copy, and paste things that you want to keep (websites, links, sources, citation information)
5. Minimize the document and you are ready to research!

Books


Nonfiction call numbers to browse:

970
971
979

Nonfiction book titles at Cleveland Elementary School:

The Apache by Andrew Santella
call number: 979.004 San
Examines the history, culture and future of the Apache Indians.

Book of the American Indians by Marlene Smith-Baranzini and Howard Egger-Bovet, illustrated by T. Taylor Bruce
call number: PB 970.004 Smi
Tells about the day-to-day lives, customs, and beliefs of various North American Indian tribes before the arrival of the Europeans.

The Cheyennes by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
call number: 970.004 Sne
This book provides an overview of the social life, customs, and history of the Cheyenne Indians.

The Iroquois by Craig A. Doherty and Katherine M. Doherty
call number: 970.004 Doh
Examines the history, social and political organization, religion, customs, traditional lifestyle and current situation of the Iroquois Indians.

The Lakota Sioux by Andrew Santella
call number: 970.004 San
Examines the history, culture and future of the Lakota Sioux Indians.

The Shoshoni by Alden R. Carter
call number: 979 Car
Introduces the lifestyle and culture of the Shoshoni Indians of the Great Basin.

Encyclopedias

World Book Encyclopedia
call number: REF 031 Wor
An encyclopedia that includes information about Native American tribes.
To find information, search for: name of tribe and Indian, American

Encarta Kids Encyclopedia on lab computers
To open this program, go to:
Click start
Run your mouse over programs
Run your mouse over Microsoft Student
Click Encarta Kids 2006
To find information, search for: name of tribe

Iowa AEA Online Resources


http://www.iowaaeaonline.org/

World Book Encyclopedia
Type in username and password
An online version of the World Book Encyclopedia.
To find information, search for: name of tribe and Indian, American

EBSCO
Type in username and password
Click on: Elementary and Middle School Magazine Collection
Searchasaurus icon
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To find information, search for: name of tribe

Other Online Resources


General Sites About Native Americans


**First Americans**
Information about five Native American tribes including the Creek, Iroquois, Navajo, Sioux, and Tilingit.

Native Americans #1
Information about many different Native American tribes.

Native Americans #2
This school-based website has links to many different Native American tribes including the Mohawk, Iroquois, Mohegan, Creek, Cherokee, Navajo, Zuni, Hopi, Yavapai, Apache, Kiowa, Pawnee, Comanche, Osage, Miami, Huron, Ottawa, Ojibwa, Nez Perce, Flathead, Blackfoot, Shoshone, and Kwakiutl.

Native Americans #3
This site has links to websites about many different Native American tribes. On this website, click on the tribe that you are researching to find information about this tribe.

Native American Housing
This site has information and photos about Native American housing.

California


Delaware (Lenni Lenape)
Information about where the Delaware (Lenni Lenape) tribe lived, their culture, language, homes, clothing, transportation, food, religion, arts and crafts and more.

Miwok Indians
Information about the beliefs, social organization, living conditions, roles, hunting and cooking, and other plant uses for the Miwok tribe.


Canada


Inuit #1
Information about the food, clothing and culture of the Inuit Indians.

Great Basin


Paiute
History of the Paiute tribe in Utah.

Shoshoni
Information about the food and clothing of the Shoshoni Indians.

Shoshoni #2
Facts for kids about the Shoshoni Indians including their homes, clothing, food, art, culture, tools and transportation.

Northeast


Cherokee
Cherokee houses, food, clothing, games, ceremonies and more.

Cherokee #2
Facts for kids about the Cherokee Indians including their homes, clothing, food, art, culture, tools and transportation.

Iroquois
The Iroquis roles of men and women, food, farming methods, hunting, trading with Europeans, artwork and working as ironworkers.

Northwest


Northwest Coast Indians
Information about the Northwest Coast Indians with links to specific tribes in this area.

Chinook
Accounts of the Chinook tribe from the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Kwakiutl
Information about the Kwakiutl tribe including the location, history, language, daily life, and culture.

Tlingit
Information about the Tlingit tribe's environment, food, culture, crafts, stories, and more.

Plains


Cheyenne
Information about the Cheyenne tribe including their language, culture, homes, clothing, transportation, food, tools, arts and crafts and religion.

Comanche
Information about the Comanche Indians' food, clothing, transportation, lifestyle, and ceremonies.

Lakota (a tribe in the Sioux Nation)
Information about the land, astronomy, importance of buffalo, artwork and current life for Lakota Indians.

Sioux Nation (Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota)
History and leaders of the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota tribes which are part of the Sioux Nation.

Plateau


Nez Perce #1
Location, history and daily life of the Nez Perce tribe.

Nez Perce #2
Landscape, ceremonies, food and religion that were in the past and still are important to the Nez Perce tribe.

Nez Perce #3
Historic photos and history about the Nez Perce Indians.

Yakima
Historic photos and history about the Yakima Indians.

Southeast


Choctaw
History and culture of the Choctaw tribe.

Creek
History and culture of the Creek tribe.

Seminole #1
History, culture, artwork, food, clothing, language, medicine and more for the Seminole tribe.

Seminole #2
Location, language, history and daily life of the Seminole Indians.

Southwest


Apache
Historical facts about the Apache Indians of the Southwest.

Hopi #1
Information about the Hopi tribe's food, wedding ceremonies, children, religion and history.

Hopi #2
History and farming techniques of the Hopi tribe.

Southwest Indians
Information about the Apache, Pueblo, Hopi, and Navajo tribes.

Bibliography


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