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Rethinking Columbus : the next 500 years / edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson.

Bigelow, Bill, (editor.). Peterson, Bob, 1953- (editor.).

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Detroit Lakes Public Library 970.015 RET (Text) 33500012761391 Main Checked out 06/01/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 094296120X
  • ISBN: 9780942961201
  • Physical Description: 189 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Rethinking Schools, ©1998.

Content descriptions

General Note:
MN American Indian literature.
"Resources for teaching about the impact of the arrival of Columbus in the Americas"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-189).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Why rethink Columbus? -- We have no reason to celebrate / Suzan Shown Harjo -- America to Indians: stay in the 19th century! / Jan Elliott -- Beginnings -- Indians claim Italy by "right of discovery" / New York Times -- Discovering Columbus: re-reading the past / Bill Bigelow -- Sugar & slavery / Philip Martin -- African-American resistance / Bill Fletcher -- My country, Tis of Thy People You're Dying / Buffy Sainte-Marie -- Historic tribal locations / Map -- Elementary School Issues -- What not to teach / June Sark Heinrich -- Friend of the Indians / Joseph Bruchac -- Columbus & Native issues in the elementary classroom / Bob Peterson -- 1492 (song) / Nancy Schimmel -- Untold story / Tina Thomas -- Sacred buffalo / Rosalie Little Thunder -- Once upon a genocide: Columbus in children's literature / Bill Bigelow -- George Washington: an American hero? / CIBC -- Scalping: fact & fantasy / Philip Martin -- Indian lands for sale / poster -- Barbie-doll Pocahontas / Cornel Pewewardy -- Good intentions are not enough: recent children's books on the Columbus-Taino encounter / Bill Bigelow -- Teaching ideas -- Rethinking Thanksgiving -- Delight song of Tsoai-Talee / N Scott Momaday -- Giving thanks: the story of Indian summer / Joseph Bruchac -- Thanking the birds / Joseph Bruchac -- Alphabet of the Americas -- Why I'm not thankful for Thanksgiving / Michael Dorris -- Plagues & Pilgrims: the truth about the first Thanksgiving / James W Lowen -- Teaching ideas & suggested activities -- Trial (the People vs. Columbus, et al) -- For the sake of gold / Hans Koning -- Class role play / Bill Bigelow -- Trial in the elementary classroom / Bob Peterson -- Columbus's diary: reading between the lines / Bill Bigelow -- First few days: the journal of Christopher Columbus -- Timeline: Spain, Columbus, and Tainos "open your hearts / adapt from Bartolome del las Casas -- Taínos -- Tainos: men of the good / Jose Barreiro -- Imagining the Tainos / Bill Bigelow -- Gold people / Anna Hereford -- Taino resistance: Enrique's uprising / Alvin Josephy, Jr -- Rethinking terms / Philip Tajitsu Nash and Emilienne Ireland -- Secondary School Issues -- Ceremony / Leslie Marmon Siklo -- Talking back to Columbus: teaching for justice and hope / Bill Bigelow -- Columbus Day / Jimmie Durham -- Broken spears lie in the roads / unknown Aztec poet -- Black Indians & resistance / William Loren Katz -- Indian singing in 20th century America / Gail Tremblay -- Cowboys and Indians: on the playground / Ray Gonzalez -- Human beings are not mascots / Barbara Munson -- Looney tunes and Peter Pan: unlearning racist stereotypes / Linda Christensen -- Bones of contention / Tony Hillerman -- Three thousand dollar death song / Wendy Rose -- Canada apologizes to its Native People / from the Associated Press -- What's in an apology? / Bob Peterson -- Elizabeth Peratrovich Day -- Teaching ideas -- Contemporary Struggles -- Current struggles around the hemisphere -- Treaty rights: an overview / Philip Martin -- Modern hero: Rigoberta Menchu / Deborah Menkart -- Resistance at Oka / Peter Blue Cloud -- Unity of Native Peoples / Billy Redwing Tayac -- Leonard Peltier: an American political prisoner / Philip Martin -- Loo-wit / Wendy Rose -- Theft of the Black Hills / Philip Martin -- Shrinking Indian lands / map series -- Earth is a satellite of the moon / Leonel Rugama -- Teaching ideas -- Environmental Issues -- To the women of the world: our future, our responsibility / Winona LaDuke --- People vs nature in 15th century Europe / Kirkpatrick Sale -- Radioactive mining: good economics or genocide? / Ward Churchill -- All pigs on deck: the Columbus myth & the environment / Bill Bigelow -- Land of the spotted Eagle / Luther Standing Bear -- Earth and the American dream: selected quotes / from the video -- Earth and the American dream: questions -- Red ribbons for Emma / Deb Preusch, et al -- Teaching ideas -- Final Words -- Remember / Joy Harjo -- For some, a time of mourning / Wendy Rose -- Blue tiger / Eduardo Galeano -- Colibri / Martin Espada -- Resources -- Books for young readers and adults, curriculum materials, videos, websites, organizations and more.
Summary, etc.:
Rethinking Columbus: the next 500 years, edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson is a resource guide for teachers and community activists which includes 90 essays, poems, short stories, interviews, historical vignettes, and lesson plans that re-evaluate the legacy of Columbus.
Subject: Columbus, Christopher > Study and teaching.
Columbus, Christopher.
America > Discovery and exploration > Spanish > Study and teaching.
Indians of North America > Civil rights.
Stereotypes (Social psychology)
American History > Curriculum materials > Secondary.
Indians of North America > Civil rights.
Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Study skills.
America.

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