Native American Cross-curricular Unit
Put your digital detective skills to the test and determine which website does the best job of providing the information that you need.
Your assignment is to complete a website evaluation worksheet using the resources below. You must discover the who, what, where, when and why facts about the Vore Buffalo Jump. Get a form from Ms. Jordan.
Vore Buffalo Jump. Org
Wyoming History. Org
Bozeman Trail 1863-1866
Fort Phil Kearney- Fetterman Fight 1866
Some folks question Fetterman’s boastful nature – read the following two accounts and then visit with your group to summarize what read and draw a conclusion based on what you read. We will discuss as a class after groups have completed their work.
Falsehoods of Fetterman’s Fight
New Perspectives on the Fetterman Fight
Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868
View the original document here
Articles of the treaty
For the teachers
Custer’s expedition of 1874
Friends of Little Bighorn Custer Black Hills Expedition website
Custer’s Expedition to the Black Hills Map
Samples from the book Exploring with Custer: The 1874 Black Hills Expedition- Caution this pdf takes time to load (You can also look at Ms Jordan’s copy of the book.) There are photos taken near the future site of Sundance in this book.
Battle of Little Bighorn 1876
Library of Congress -- Our best source for primary documents
Primary Analysis Tool --Use this to help you explore a primary source
Arizona Republican article - Native American's recall Custer's fight at Little Big Horn
Map of Indian Reservations in 1883