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UNIT B

OSAGE LANDS - PAST

  1. Lands Unit Teacher's Guide
Osage Ancestral Lands
Osage Ancestral Lands

Osage Ancestral Lands

Grades 3-12 Social Studies

Students interpret thematic map of extensive Osage Ancestral lands.

  1. Ancestral Lands Map
  2. Osage Ancestral Lands Review Qs
  3. Osage Ancestral Lands Review Qs KEY

Osage Ceded Lands
Osage Ceded Lands

Osage Ceded Lands

Grades 3-12 Social Studies

Students interpret later map of lands ceded to U.S. government during colonial periods, including the U.S. government nonadherence to treaties and devastating cultural and population losses due to land loss, disease and starvation.

  1. Ceded Lands Map
  2. Ceded Lands Factsheet
  3. Ceded Lands Review Qs
  4. Ceded Lands Review Q KEY

Ideology of Colonialism: Essay Qs on Taking of Indian Lands

Grades 8-12 Social Studies Language Arts Reading & Writing

Students examine the rationales at the time given for colonialism and the taking of Native American lands.

  1. Outline arguments & 4 analysis essay questions

Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie

Little House on Prairie - Myth vs Reality

Grades 8-12 Social Studies Language Arts Reading & Writing

Students examine factual context vs. romanticized The Little House on the Prairie story - when settlers were illegally taking Osage lands during period of great violence against the Osage.

  1. Myth vs. Reality reading - compare & contrast
  2. White Savagery -McAuliffe reading
  3. Little House - Matching passages to myths + Essay Q on savagery
  4. Little House - Matching passages to myths - KEY

Osage Reservation Today
Osage Reservation Today

Osage Lands & Minerals -1872 to Today

Grades 8-12 Social Studies Language Arts Reading & Writing

Students evaluate the Osage’s successful purchase in 1872 of the present reservation in Oklahoma, important mineral reservation during allotment period and ending of communal lands, and impact of discovery of oil.

  1. Osage Lands & Minerals Factsheet
  2. Map - Ecosystems Osage Reservation
  3. Osage Lands & Minerals Review Qs
  4. Osage Lands & Minerals Review Qs KEY