American Indian Culture Preserved in Stone

American Indian Culture Preserved in Stone

American Indian Culture Preserved in Stone

Explore petroglyphs and early American Indian culture

Explore early American Indian culture recorded 7,000 years ago through rock carvings, called petroglyphs. Students will discover how American Indian people communicated before the alphabet and how their stories and culture continue to thrive today.
 
 

Teacher Guides

Northern Lights Connections

Chapter 2: Evidence from the Past

Literature Connections

Hands Upon the Rock by Paula Paplow
 
 
Books that contain many traditional/historical stories:  
 
Prairie Smoke by Melvin Gilmore
 
Wigwam Evenings by Charles Eastman and Elaine Eastman
 
Old Indian Days by Charles Eastman
 
History Live

Grades 4-6
Length of time: 
50 minutes
Cost: 
$75/program in Minnesota
$120/program elsewhere