Learning from/about Native/American Indian People



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Suggested Reading at Talking People http://www.talkingpeople.net/

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Learning from/about Native/American Indian People
By michelle (2009)

Dian Million (no info on her) Athabaskan/Alaska / USA


Path: Go to Talking People – The World – People & Culture – American Indians – Million, Dian

  • Listening to “The Housing Poem” (4’24’’)

  • Reading the poem

  • Posting on this poem



Story-Telling


Path: Go to Talking People – The World – People & Culture – American Indians – Story-telling

  • Reading Coyote Kills a Giant, by Navajo/Diné First Nation (1 page)

  • Listening to the story (about 6’)

  • Posting on this story


Sherman Alexie (writer) Spokane/Coeur d'Alene / USA

Path: Go to Talking People – Library – Literature – Writers – Alexie, Sherman

  • Reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (230 pages, easy to read)

  • Audiovisuals: Listening to Alexie reading excerpts from the aforementioned novel

  • Posting on this novel

More…

Path: EOI Getafe website – English Department – The World (Culture) – American Indians

  • Checking out the EOI Getafe webpage for Sherman Alexie



Joy Harjo (writer, musician, activist) Muscogee/Creek / USA

Path: Go to Talking People – Library – Literature – Writers – Harjo, Joy

  • Listening to the poem “Strange Fruit” (from In Mad Love & War) at the TP Podcast

  • Posting on that

More…
Path: EOI Getafe website – English Department – The World (Culture) – American Indians



Mary Brave Bird, aka Mary Crow Dog Dakota / USA
Path: Go to Talking People – The World – People & Culture – American Indians – Mary Brave Bird

  • Reading an excerpt from Dakota Woman (7 pages), with notes and links

  • Read the actual autobio (288 pages, a bit difficult because of cultural references)


Buffy Sainte-Marie (musician, painter, activist, teacher) Cree /Canada

Path: Go to Talking People – Audios – Music – Music – Buffy Sainte-Marie

  • Listening to the song “Bury My Heart in Wounded Knee” (5’12’’)

  • Reading the lyrics (1 page)

  • Reading about the Indian Historical References in the song (1 page, external link)


Leonard Peltier & Annie Mae Pictou Aquash

  • Path: Go to Talking People – The World – People & Culture – American Indians


Wounded Knee

Path: Go to Talking People – The World – People & Culture – American Indians

  • Audiovisual: Learning about Wounded Knee (9’54’’)


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