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Essential Understandings

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDINGS FOR COLORADO INDIAN EDUCATION CURRICULUM


 

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 1: TRIBAL DIVERSITY
 

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 2: AMERICAN INDIAN LEADERS
 

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 3: INDIVIDUAL DIVERSITY
 

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 4: CULTURAL CONTINUITY
 

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 5: LAND AND TREATIES
 

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 6: RIGHTS DERIVED FROM GOVERNMENT-TO-GOVERNMENT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TRIBES AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 

 

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 7: FEDERAL POLICIES 

 

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 8: SUBJECTIVE HISTORY 

 

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 9: TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY 


ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING 10: INDIAN RESOURCES, ORGANIZATIONS AND BUSINESSES 

 

Sources:

Chavaree, Mark A. Esq., “Tribal Sovereignty,” Wabanaki Legal News, Volume 2, Issue 1, Winter, 1998.

Cleary, Linda Miller and Thomas Peacock. Collected Wisdom: American Indian Education. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1998.

Cohen, Felix S. Ch. 7 “Sect. 1, Introduction - The Scope of Tribal Self-Government.” Handbook of Federal Indian Law. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1945. 4th Printing. See: http://thorpe.ou.edu/ Cohen’s Handbook. p 122.

Echohawk, John E. “From the Director’s Desk.” Justice Newsletter. 2000. See: http://www.narf.org/pubs/justice/2000fall.html

Mehan, Hugh, et al. "Ethnographic Studies of Multicultural Education in Classrooms and Schools.” Handbook of Research on

Multicultural Education. New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1995. p 133.

Skinner, Linda. “Foreword: To a Future Free of Bias.” A Critical Bibliography on North American Indians, for K-12. Anthropology Outreach Office, Smithsonian Institution, 1996. See at: http://www.nmnh.si.edu/anthro/outreach/Indbibl/

State of Montana, Office of Public Instruction, Indian Education for All