A new kind of reader, students will be engaged by short profiles on 16 amazing people, each of which includes background notes, vocabulary lists, answers, and a bibliography. While reading, students will also come to understand the profound impact each person has had on America's past and present. 16 Extraordinary Native-Americans
will introduce students to 16 key people who have changed the course of American history and culture. 144 reproducible pages, softcover. Revised Edition. Grades 9-12, readability 4+.
Nancy Ward, Beloved Woman of the Cherokee Tecumseh, Shawnee Warrior and Leader Sequoyah, Cherokee Linguist Sacagawea, Shoshone Interpreter and Guide Sitting Bull, Sioux Chief and Spiritual Leader Chief Joseph, Nez Perci Chief Sarah Winnemucca, Paiute Indian Rights Activist Ishi, Yahi Survivor and Research Assistant Susan LaFlesche Picotte, Omaha Physician Jim Thorpe, Sauk and Fox Athlete Maria Martinez, Pueblo Potter Annie Dodge Wauneka, Navajo Health Educator N. Scott Momaday, Kiowa Poet and Writer Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Cheyenne U.S. Senator Wilma Mankiller, Chief of the Cherokee Nation and Frank C. Dukepoo, Hopi Geneticist
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