The Northern Plains Indian peoples have diverse cultures from tribe to tribe. This engaging and interactive curriculum resource will take you and your students on a journey using primary sources, oral histories, and content as you learn about these cultures in both the past and present.
This resource is perfect for students, teachers, and families! And, teachers—all content is standards based meeting national standards in Social Studies, as well as Indian Education for all standards in Wyoming and Montana.
As you navigate this curriculum, click on the headings below. You can also start in the “Land of Many Gifts” and click on the link at the end of this and each section to continue your journey.
Follow the seasons to learn about the village life of Plains Indian peoples in the past.
Learn about the importance of buffalo to the Native people of the Plains.
Learn about the importance of ceremonies to Plains Indian life in both the past and present.
Learn about the importance of adversity and renewal to Plains Indian peoples from the past, present, and future.