Mashpee Wampanoag Struggle for Land and Federal Recognition 1977-2007

Subject area focus: 
Social Studies/History
Grade level: 
9-12
Days to complete: 
2
Institute year: 
2013
School name: 
Ludlow High School
School district: 
N/A
State: 
Massachusetts
Summary: 

For this particular lesson, I will require students to examine the 1970’s and the “me” generation a bit deeper. Students will examine the Mashpee case in conjunction with other reform movements of the 1970’s. While examining environmental reform, feminism, and the Mexican American experience, I intend to have students learn about the Mashpee case. It is a major goal to make this topic cohesive with the others. I do not want this lesson or more importantly Native Americans, to seem like an afterthought, as this group is too often thought of.