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R.E. Jewell ES: Mrs Jane Williams — Native Americans, 4th Grade


Deschutes Public Library Online Resources


In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.

Biography in Context
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/bio.aspx
Use this is you are looking for information on a specific person, for example Sacagawea or Chief Red Cloud.

World Book Encyclopedia
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/worldbook.aspx
Brief encyclopedia entries. Choose from the World Book Online for Kids, World Book Discover or World Book Online Info Finder




Library Books


Chinook
Call number 970.497

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (Cayuse, Umatilla & Walla Walla)
Call number 970.495

Crow
Call number 970.486

Kiowa
Call number 970.466

Nez Perce
Call number 970.496

Shoshone
Call number 970.496

Sioux
Call number 970.483

Ute
Call number 970.488


Websites


Lewis and Clark: PBS Series - The Native Americans
http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/native/
This section of the website provides background on all the tribes Lewis and Clark encountered on their journey, some of which were also encountered on the Oregon Trail. Includes the Chinook, the Nez Perce, the Shoshone, the Teton Sioux, and the Yankton Sioux.

Disrupting the Natives
http://www.octa-trails.org/learn/people_places/articles_disrupt_natives.php
An overview of the tribes encountered along the Oregon Trail and the impact it had on the Native American way of life.

Chinook
http://www.native-languages.org/chinook.htm
http://www.up.edu/portlandmag/2005_winter/chinook/chinook_01.html

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (Cayuse, Umatilla & Walla Walla)
http://www.umatilla.nsn.us/history.html
http://www.umatilla.nsn.us/CTUIR%20info%20packet.pdf

Crow
http://www.bigorrin.org/crow_kids.htm
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/crow/crowhist.htm

Kiowa
http://www.bigorrin.org/kiowa_kids.htm
http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia/entries/k/ki017.html

Nez Perce
http://www.nezperce.org/Official/FrequentlyAskedQ.htm
http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/npnht/learningcenter

Paiute
http://paiute.net/
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/paiute/paiutehistory.htm
http://www.everyculture.com/multi/Le-Pa/Paiutes.html

Shoshone
http://library.thinkquest.org/J003144/
http://www.shoshoneindian.com/default.htm
http://www.bigorrin.org/shoshone_kids.htm

Sioux
http://www.bigorrin.org/sioux_kids.htm
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/union-generals/sioux-indians/sioux-indians.htm

Ute
http://www.bigorrin.org/ute_kids.htm
http://www.ilovehistory.utah.gov/people/first_peoples/tribes/ute.html




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