Area 12: The U.S. During the Struggle for Civil Rights
Question: How successful was the U.S. in creating a more equitable society?
Lesson Plan Developed By
Michael Redman, St. Stephens Indian School, St. Stephens, Wyo.
- Students will gain a fuller understanding of the link between hunting rights outlined in the original treaties and tribal hunting and fishing regulations today.
- students will understand how much land for natives lost since treaty times.
- Students will understand how game management and regulation works on the Wind River Reservation today.
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- Tribal Territories assigned in the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1851
- Bannock and Shoshone territories, 1863
- Wind River and other reservations today. At “Indigenous Tribes of Wyoming,” Wyoming Student Atlas, https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=c82430cc0332460d97cdbc5eab1d023a, scroll down to “Present Day Native Lands.”
- Hunting rights excerpts from 1851 and 1863 treaties
- Shoshone and Arapaho Fish and Game website.
- Managing Game on the Wind River Reservation, WyoHistory.org.