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Native American Research - 5th Grade: Overview

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Online Resources

theways.orgThe Ways focuses on Native American Tribes in the Central Great Lakes area, which includes Wisconsin. Through stories they explore contemporary Native culture and language. 



 Wisconsin Biograhies series by the Wisconsin Media Lab is a collection stories about many influenctial people in Wisconsin's History. Two Biographies to highlight are Chief Oskosh, a leader from the Menomonee Tribe, and Walter Bresette, from the Red Cliff Tribe. 




GLIFWC represents eleven Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan who reserved hunting, fishing and gathering rights in the 1837, 1842, and 1854 Treaties with the United States government.


The Ojibwe People's Dictionary is a searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary that features the voices of Ojibwe speakers. Along with detailed Ojibwe language entries and voices, you will find beautiful cultural items, photographs, and excerpts from relevant historical documents. 

Google Serach

Google Web Search

Combine the Tribe you are researching with some of these keywords for a better Google Search:

For Kids Culture Language Wisconsin
Native Nations Bands Tribe Leaders
People Reservation Clan People
Indigenous News  


Wisconsin Tribes

800 Greenway    Road Monona WI    53716    Phone: 608-221-7677