University of Wisconsin Green Bay

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Sources in Selecting Multicultural Materials Focus on Native American Materials

We have divided our materials in multicultural curriculum into three areas: Intercultural Learning (ICL), Anti-Bias/Conflict Management (ABC), and Selecting Multicultural Materials (SMM). The materials listed below.are in the area of Selecting Multicultural Materials. They help educators evaluate and select authentic materials that portray Native peoples and their stories with accuracy.

*NOTE: We have order forms for materials preceded by * (see order form file box). Listed prices may have changed.

  • AMERICAN INDIAN REFERENCE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS by Barbara J. Kuipers, 1991, ISBN 0-87287-745-0, $32.50.
    Libraries Unlimited, Inc., PO Box 3988, Englewood, CA 80155-3988.
  • * AMERICAN INDIAN RESOURCE MANUAL FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIES by Francis de Usabel and Jane A. Roeber, 1992, Bulletin No. 92429, $10.00.
    Publication Sales, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Drawer 179, Milwaukee, WI 53293-0179, 800-243-8782.
  • AMERICAN INDIAN STEREOTYPES IN THE WORLD OF CHILDREN: A READER AND BIBLIOGRAPHY (2ND EDITION) by Arlene Hirschfelder, Paulette Fairbanks Molin and Yvonne Wakim, 1999, ISBN 0-8108-3613-0.
    Scarecrow Press, Inc., 4720 Boston Way, Lanham, MD 20706.
  • A BROKEN FLUTE ed. by Doris Seale and Beverly Slapin, 2005. OYATE, 2702 Mathews Street, Berkeley, CA 94702, 510-848-6700,
    email: oyate@oyate.org www.oyate.org
  • CCBC CHOICES 1994 by Kathleen T. Horning et al., 1995, ISBN 0-931641-¬04-7, $3.00 (Wisconsin residents only). Also CCBC CHOICES 1995 (ISBN 0-931641-05-5), CCBC CHOICES 1996 (ISBN 0-931641-06-3), CCBC CHOICES 1997 (ISBN 0-931641-97-7), CCBC CHOICES 1998 (ISBN 0-931641-98-5), CCBC CHOICES 2000 (0-931641-10-1), CCBC CHOICES 2001 (0-931641-11-X), CCBC CHOICES 2002 (0-931641-12-8), and CCBC CHOICES 2003 (0-931641-13- 6).
    Friends of CCBC, Inc., Box 5288, Madison, WI 53705.
  • A CHECKLIST FOR EVALUATING MULTICULTURAL MATERIALS. World Music Press, PO Box 2565, Danbury, CT 06813-2565,
    www.worldmusicpress.com
  • THE COLUMBUS CONTROVERSY: CHALLENGING HOW HISTORY IS WRITTEN, 24-minute videotape, 1991, $98, M,H. Teaching for Change (Network of Educators on the Americas), PO Box 73038, Washington, DC 20056-3030.
  • DISCOVERING CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: HOW HISTORY IS INVENTED by Kathy Pelta, 1991, ISBN 0-8225-4899-2. Lerner Publications, Minneapolis.
  • EVALUATIONS OF MULTICULTURAL MATERIALS, collection of evaluations over the years by friends and colleagues of FULL CIRCLE.
  • GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING BIAS-FREE TEXTBOOKS AND STORYBOOKS, n.d., ISBN 0-930040-33-3, not presently available for purchase. Council on Interracial Books for Children, New York
  • * HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE: A CHECKLIST FOR EVALUATING CHILDREN'S BOOKS FOR ANTI-INDIAN BIAS by Beverly Slapin et al., (excerpted from THROUGH INDIAN EYES), 1992,
    ISBN 0-86571-214-X, $7.95.
    Oyate as above.
  • THE INDIAN IN AMERICAN HISTORYby Virgil J. Vogel, 1968, out of print. Integrated Education Associates, 343 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60604.
  • THE INDIANS VERSUS THE TEXTBOOKS: IS THERE ANY WAY OUT? by Frederick E. Hoxie, Occasional Papers in Curriculum Series No. 1, 1984.
    The Newbery Library, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago IL 60610.
  • * THE MULTICOLORED MIRROR- CULTURAL SUBSTANCE IN LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS ed. by Merri V. Lindgren, 1991, ISBN 0¬917846-05-2, $29.00+.
    Highsmith Press, W5527 Highway 106, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-0800, 800-558-2110.
  • * MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS by Ginny Moore Kruse et al. (3rd Ed.), 1991,. Bulletin No. 1923, $8.00.
    Publication Sales, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction as above.
  • "Photo Essays of American Indian Children" by Beverly Slapin in MULTICULTURAL REVIEW, Vol. 9, No. 1 (March, 2000).
    Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 88 Post Rd. W, PO Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881-5007, $65/4 issues.
  • SELECTION AND EVALUATION MANUAL FOR ANISHINAABE MATERIALS IN SCHOOLS by the Lac Courte O'reilles, Lac du Flambeau, Red Cliff, Bad River Librarians Consortium, 2000.
    For ordering information contact Hazel Jonjak, LCO College Library, 13466 W. Trepania Road, Hayward, WI 54843.
  • STEREOTYPES, DISTORTIONS AND OMISSIONS IN U.S. HISTORY TEXTBOOKS, 1977, ISBN 0-930040, not presently available for purchase. Council on Interracial Books for Children, New York.
  • 10 LITTLE WHITEPEOPLE by Beverly Slapin and Annie Esposito, 1995, $5.
    OYATE as above.
  • THEY LIED TO YOU IN SCHOOL: RAY FADDEN SPEAKS, 30-minute videotape about errors in texts and school curriculum concerning Native peoples, cultures, and governments.
    White Buffalo Multimedia, Inc., PO Box 73, Woodstock, NY 12498, 914-246-9995.
  • THINKING AND RETHINKING U.S. HISTORY ed. by Gerald Horne, 1988, ISBN 0-930040-673-5, $16.95+, not presently available for purchase. Council on Interracial Books for Children, New York.
  • * THROUGH INDIAN EYES: THE NATIVE EXPERIENCE IN BOOKS FOR CHILDREN ed. by Beverly Slapin and Doris Seale, 1998, ISBN 0-935626-46-8, $25.
    Oyate as above.
  • THE TRUTH ABOUT COLUMBUS: A SUBVERSIVELY TRUE POSTER BOOK FOR A DUBIOUS CELEBRATORY OCCASION by James W. Loewen, 1992, ISBN 1-56584¬008-9, $12.95.
    The New Press, New York.
  • UNLEARNING "INDIAN" STEREOTYPES: A TEACHING UNIT FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS AND CHILDREN'S LIBRARIANS, Teachers' manual and videotape (substituted for filmstrip, thanks to HONOR RESOURCES.), 1977, no longer available for purchase.
    The Racism and Sexism Resource Center for Educators, 1841 Broadway, New York, NY 10023.
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