Encyclopedia of North American Indians, Native American History, Culture, and Life from Paleo-Indians to the Present

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Focus on North American Indians. First, there are descriptions of 100 tribes which are supplemented with 'regional entries' that discuss Smaller native communities. Secondly, there are biographies of 100 deceased Native Americans. The subjects are political figures, athletes, artists, and scholars. Next, there are 100 interpretive articles on topics such as beadwork, dreams, and treaties. Finally, entries provide definitions of topics such as peyote, cradle boards, and the Battle of Little Big Horn.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
18th Century and Earlier
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
Art of the West
Multicultural Topics
TRC format: 
Book