Teaching Resources

Recommended Reading:

All Ages

  • Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson

Age Group: K – 2nd 

  • How Chipmunk Got his Stripes by Joseph Bruchac
  • Fire Race by Jonathan London & Sylvia Long
  • Grandmother Spider Brings the Sun by Geri Keams & James Bernadin

Age Group: 3rd- 5th Grades

  • Keepers of the Animals by Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac
  • Keepers of the Earth by Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac
  • Keepers of the Night by Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac
  • Keepers of Life by Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac

Age Group: Middle-High School

  • 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
  • Smoke Signals (movie)

Collegiate

  • Connecticut's Indigenous Peoples: What Archaeology, History, and Oral Traditions Teach Us About Their Communities and Cultures by Lucianne Lavin

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