Wisconsin First Nations Education

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How Do I Start Integrating American Indian Studies Resources?

Lead with questions that help learners relate and engage.
We recommend starting with these questions:

How long have humans lived here?

Do you think anyone lived here before your family? Use more place-based education questions to guide your students’ learning.

In 1800, which American Indian nations called the lands you are on today home?

Turn on this map’s county and city layer to locate the lands closest to your school.

Who are my tribal neighbors today?

Use this map to identify which current tribal nations are closest to your school.

Exemplars

How are these Wisconsin educators integrating American Indian Studies into their classrooms?

David O’Connor finds personal reflection and storytelling are essential to learning about Wisconsin’s First Nations

  Explore David’s Story