Native american heritage

Native American Heritage

November is designated Native American Heritage Month, but these passages should be of interest any time of the year. This set contains Native American myths, nonfiction recollections and articles, and fictional stories. 

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(5) Passages included in this Reading Set:

1/5 Passages in this Set

Why the Possum’s Tail Is Bare

by James Mooney from Myths of the Cherokee: Extract from the Nineteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Anthropologist and ethnologist James Mooney (1861-19...

524 Words, 1st-4th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme
2/5 Passages in this Set

The Bride of the South

by James Mooney from Myths of the Cherokee: Extract from the Nineteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Born in 1861, James Mooney was an anthropologist/et...

247 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme
3/5 Passages in this Set

Indian Life and Adventure

by Ohiye S’a/Charles Alexander Eastman from Indian Boyhood

Chapter X Passage: Ohiye S’a, whose English name was...

239 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements
4/5 Passages in this Set

Osceola and the Indian Removal Act

Although not born a Seminole, Osceola became a well-known tribal leader and warrior. He and other warriors refused to sign the ...

389 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary
5/5 Passages in this Set

Native Americans: The Wampanoag Tribe

by RV Staff Writer A. A.

The Wampanoag tribe was the tribe that were a part o...

283 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary