Encounter Kits

Santee Sioux Tribe

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Mini-collections bring the museum to your classroom.

Encounter Kits

Large kits include a teacher's guide, specimens, and five fun activities for learning.

Fee: $35.00/week + return shipping
Rental duration: 1 week


Teacher's Guide

Summary of Contents

ACTIVITY ONE - TRADITIONAL STORIES AND TRIBAL HISTORY OF THE DAKOTA

Contents:
Part 1 - Book: The Santee Sioux Indians
Part 2 - Book: The Santee Sioux Indians, Mankato 38 scarf
Part 3 - Book: Buffalo Woman
Part 4 - Santee Sioux History and Stories video tape


ACTIVITY TWO - TRADITIONAL ARTS OF THE DAKOTA

Contents:
Part 1 - Star quilt, Star quilt pattern sheet (one per group)
Part 2 - Dream catcher, Dream catcher instructions and explanation
Part 3 - Beader choker necklace


ACTIVITY THREE - TRADITIONAL FOODS OF THE DAKOTA

Contents:
Part 1 - Fry Bread Recipe Sheet
Part 2 - Wozapi Recipe Sheet
Part 3 - Corn/Hominy Soup Recipe Sheet
Part 4 - Buffalo Stew recipe card
      Book: Back from Oblivion
      Book: Gifts of the Buffalo Nation
Part 5 - Indian Taco Recipe Sheet


ACTIVITY FOUR - WACIPI (POW WOW) OF THE DAKOTA

Contents:
Songs of the Dakota audio tape
Trans-Mississippi Exposition Centennial Pow Wow Celebration video
Pow Wow Etiquette and Rules
Pow Wow Terms to Help Explain Activities
When the Eagle Feather Drops
Fancy shawl


ACTIVITY FIVE - LANGUAGE OF THE DAKOTA

Contents:
Dakota Language Tape I audio tape
Dakota Language Tape II audio tape
Book: Dakota Language and Culture: Workbook and Coloring Book Book I
Book: Dakota Language and Culture: Workbook and Coloring Book Book II