Thursday, January 24, 2013

Maps of Indian Territory Dawes Act Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan Resource
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Teaching with Documents:
Maps of Indian Territory, The Dawes Act, and Will Rogers' Enrollment

(Multi-Tribal - Elementary Level)
Another lesson plan sponsored by the United States National Archives and Records Administration. Perhaps nothing changed the face of Federal Indian policy and contributed more to the genocide of tribal identity than the Dawes Act. Resources include:

  • The Dawes Act or General Allotment Act of 1887. U.S. Statutes at Large 24:388-91
  • Maps of Indian Territory in 1885 and 1891.
  • Will Rogers' Enrollment Case File