Featured Lesson Plans, Videos, and Resources

Beyond Dark Waters – Lac Courte Oreilles Documentary
This Into the Outdoors video reveals the spirit of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe ...
Grades 6-8, 9-12
Electa Quinney: Stockbridge Teacher
This Badger Biographies book tells the story of Electa Quinney, a Stockbridge Indian, and how her tribe was ...
Grades 3-5
Wisconsin Biographies, Chief Oshkosh: Leader in Troubled Times
During a time when the United States government was pushing many American Indian nations off their lands, Chief ...
Grades 3-5
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Social Studies teacher Paul Rykken says all subjects can be infused with American Indian perspectives

“Wisconsin is at the epicenter of Indian country…there’s an abundance of history there. If you’re going to teach the American story, this has to be included.”

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