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Rethinking Columbus : the next 500 years

Author: Bill Bigelow; Bob Peterson
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Rethinking Schools, ©1998.
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Rethinking Columbus: the next 500 years, edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson is a resource guide for teachers and community activists which includes 90 essays, poems, short stories, interviews, historical vignettes, and lesson plans that re-evaluate the legacy of Columbus.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rethinking Columbus.
Milwaukee, WI : Rethinking Schools, c1998
(OCoLC)607392718
Online version:
Rethinking Columbus.
Milwaukee, WI : Rethinking Schools, c1998
(OCoLC)608695315
Named Person: Christopher Columbus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bigelow; Bob Peterson
ISBN: 094296120X 9780942961201
OCLC Number: 40195492
Notes: "Resources for teaching about the impact of the arrival of Columbus in the Americas" -- Cover.
Description: 189 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Why rethink Columbus? --
We have no reason to celebrate / Suzan Shown Harjo --
America to Indians: stay in the 19th century! / Jan Elliott --
Beginnings --
Indians claim Italy by "right of discovery" / New York Times --
Discovering Columbus: re-reading the past / Bill Bigelow --
Sugar & slavery / Philip Martin --
African-American resistance / Bill Fletcher --
My country, Tis of Thy People You're Dying / Buffy Sainte-Marie --
Historic tribal locations / Map --
Elementary School Issues --
What not to teach / June Sark Heinrich --
Friend of the Indians / Joseph Bruchac --
Columbus & Native issues in the elementary classroom / Bob Peterson --
1492 (song) / Nancy Schimmel --
Untold story / Tina Thomas --
Sacred buffalo / Rosalie Little Thunder --
Once upon a genocide: Columbus in children's literature / Bill Bigelow --
George Washington: an American hero? / CIBC --
Scalping: fact & fantasy / Philip Martin --
Indian lands for sale / poster --
Barbie-doll Pocahontas / Cornel Pewewardy --
Good intentions are not enough: recent children's books on the Columbus-Taino encounter / Bill Bigelow --
Teaching ideas --
Rethinking Thanksgiving --
Delight song of Tsoai-Talee / N Scott Momaday --
Giving thanks: the story of Indian summer / Joseph Bruchac --
Thanking the birds / Joseph Bruchac --
Alphabet of the Americas --
Why I'm not thankful for Thanksgiving / Michael Dorris --
Plagues & Pilgrims: the truth about the first Thanksgiving / James W Lowen --
Teaching ideas & suggested activities --
Trial (the People vs. Columbus, et al) --
For the sake of gold / Hans Koning --
Class role play / Bill Bigelow --
Trial in the elementary classroom / Bob Peterson --
Columbus's diary: reading between the lines / Bill Bigelow --
First few days: the journal of Christopher Columbus --
Timeline: Spain, Columbus, and Tainos "open your hearts / adapt from Bartolome del las Casas --
Taínos --
Tainos: men of the good / Jose Barreiro --
Imagining the Tainos / Bill Bigelow --
Gold people / Anna Hereford --
Taino resistance: Enrique's uprising / Alvin Josephy, Jr --
Rethinking terms / Philip Tajitsu Nash and Emilienne Ireland --
Secondary School Issues --
Ceremony / Leslie Marmon Siklo --
Talking back to Columbus: teaching for justice and hope / Bill Bigelow --
Columbus Day / Jimmie Durham --
Broken spears lie in the roads / unknown Aztec poet --
Black Indians & resistance / William Loren Katz --
Indian singing in 20th century America / Gail Tremblay --
Cowboys and Indians: on the playground / Ray Gonzalez --
Human beings are not mascots / Barbara Munson --
Looney tunes and Peter Pan: unlearning racist stereotypes / Linda Christensen --
Bones of contention / Tony Hillerman --
Three thousand dollar death song / Wendy Rose --
Canada apologizes to its Native People / from the Associated Press --
What's in an apology? / Bob Peterson --
Elizabeth Peratrovich Day --
Teaching ideas --
Contemporary Struggles --
Current struggles around the hemisphere --
Treaty rights: an overview / Philip Martin --
Modern hero: Rigoberta Menchu / Deborah Menkart --
Resistance at Oka / Peter Blue Cloud --
Unity of Native Peoples / Billy Redwing Tayac --
Leonard Peltier: an American political prisoner / Philip Martin --
Loo-wit / Wendy Rose --
Theft of the Black Hills / Philip Martin --
Shrinking Indian lands / map series --
Earth is a satellite of the moon / Leonel Rugama --
Teaching ideas --
Environmental Issues --
To the women of the world: our future, our responsibility / Winona LaDuke ---
People vs nature in 15th century Europe / Kirkpatrick Sale --
Radioactive mining: good economics or genocide? / Ward Churchill --
All pigs on deck: the Columbus myth & the environment / Bill Bigelow --
Land of the spotted Eagle / Luther Standing Bear --
Earth and the American dream: selected quotes / from the video --
Earth and the American dream: questions --
Red ribbons for Emma / Deb Preusch, et al --
Teaching ideas --
Final Words --
Remember / Joy Harjo --
For some, a time of mourning / Wendy Rose --
Blue tiger / Eduardo Galeano --
Colibri / Martin Espada --
Resources --
Books for young readers and adults, curriculum materials, videos, websites, organizations and more.
Responsibility: edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson.

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Rethinking Columbus: the next 500 years, edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson is a resource guide for teachers and community activists which includes 90 essays, poems, short stories, interviews, historical vignettes, and lesson plans that re-evaluate the legacy of Columbus.

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