Daily Lessons for Teaching Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions

Richard Erdoes
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Lesson 1

Objective: Chapters 1-5: Alone on the Hilltip; That Gun in the New York Museum Belongs to Me; The Green Frog Skin; Getting Drunk, Going to Jail; Sitting on Top of Teddy Roosevelt's Head In the book the reader finds examples of what the white man deems beautiful and what Native Americans consider beautiful. There is a vast difference between the two opinions. In this lesson we will discuss beauty and how different views of beauty can be.

1) Group Discussion: Divide the class into two groups. Have Group #1 discuss the Native American culture and people and what they saw as beautiful. Have Group #2 discuss the white man in America and what they see as beautiful. Have each group discuss why their particular group of people sees certain things as beautiful where the other group may not.

2) Class Discussion: After each group has found examples of beauty according to...

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