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Using Our Library Catalog

  • In the 'Search for' box, type in the name of your tribe.
  • Click on 'Subject'. Wait for search results to come up on the screen. Use the scroll bar to move to a title you are interested in.
  • Click on 'Details' to see whether the item is available at this library.
  • Click on 'Go Back' to see another item from the results list. Items that have Dewey Decimal numbers with a J are located in the Children's aisles.

Books on individual Native American tribes are located in the J 973's in the Children's aisles.

Reminder: You may only check out 3 books per Tribe.

Click here to go to the library catalog.


Books

J 970.004 BRO - Projects About American Indians of the Southwest
J 970.004 LEG - Dictionary of North American Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples
J 970.004 SEP - Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol 1-10
J REF 970.0049 WAL - Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes
J 970.0497 SON - Chronology of American Indian History
J 970.6 GLE - Native American Culture 

Websites

Canku Ota (Many Paths) Stories
http://www.turtletrack.org/CO_Indices/CO_Index_Story.htm

Indian Peoples of the Americas
http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/explore/indians.htm

Index of Native American Resources
http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/

Native American Resources
http://www.ahgp.org/nar.htm

Native American Facts for Kids
http://www.native-languages.org/kids.htm

Native Americans in History: Homework Help
http://www.kcls.org/homework_help/nativeamericans.cfm

Native Tech
http://www.nativetech.org 


Project Tips

Step 1

Look for resources. Focus on using books, including encyclopedias. It's also a great idea to look up your tribe on the Internet using websites like those listed in this Homework Helper to gather information for your report.

Step 2

Decide how you will organize your report. You may begin with a title page and a short summary of the tribe and then get more specific with information.

Step 3

Double check your assignment to make sure that you have followed all of your teacher's guidelines. This is very important! Much of your grade depends on simply following the assignment directions. Make changes as needed.

Step 4

Have a parent, or other adult, read your report and check for errors. You may also use spell-check on the computer before printing out the final copy. Turn it in on time to get the best grade!

Educational Activities

J 745.5089 GNO - American Indian Crafts Kids Can Do!
J 970.004 GIB - Native American History for Kids: With 21 Activities
J 973.0497 DEN - A Kids' Guide to Native American History: More Than 50 Activities 


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