Lesson 14: Rights of Indigenous Peoples

GRADES: 9-12

LENGTH: 2-3 days (45 minute instructional period) or  1-2 days (80 minute instructional period)

AUTHOR: Kris Myers, Hunterdon Central Regional High School, Flemington NJ

DESCRIPTION:
This lesson provides students with an opportunity to evaluate indigenous human rights as proposed by past or current legislation or international agreements. In this specific lesson, students will evaluate the United States government’s American Indian policy of the late 1800’s; however, the lesson can be adapted for any class that addresses indigenous people’s rights or people.

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>> UN DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES