In what ways have Native Americans adapted and responded to as well as actively resisted discriminatory, oppressive and/or marginalizing historical policies, practices and (mis)representations?

Topic: What does it mean to be Native American in the U.S.?

Consider & Discuss: Need to address the below to some degree In what ways have Native American peoples and communities been perceived/viewed as and dealt with as “problems” for U.S. society?

In what ways have Native Americans adapted and responded to as well as actively resisted discriminatory, oppressive and/or marginalizing historical policies, practices and (mis)representations?

What are some major contemporary issues/conditions Native Americans are currently facing in the U.S.?

Expected Components: Your Graphic Essay or Newsletter should include the following: An introduction slide or heading with your name, course name, and original title

A clearly articulated and understandable response to the “Overarching Question”  Relevant images, photos, or artworks Relevant and significant “Power” quotes from course materials, somewhere throughout your slides or newsletter (at least 4 readings and 3 documentaries/videos for each – 7 course material-citations total)

Timeline of key historical eras presented in the course on the history of Native Americans in the U.S.

2 Songs that you see as relevant to a particular historical event, theme, experience or topic within the Native American experience and history. (you need to embed or include the link to access the songs somewhere in your assignment – can’t use any songs presented in class)

At least one clear representation of the American Indian/Red Power Movement (can be via image, photo, video, song, quote, etc)

At least one clear representation of “The Indian Problem” (can be via image, photo, video, song, quote, etc) in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.

3 iterations/versions minimum

At least one slide/segment that addresses what you see are the current conditions and experiences of Native Americans?

A brief annotation of each slide that briefly explains your choices and what you are articulating with each slide. (can be on the presentation itself or an attachment) “Works Cited” slide or page (for newsletter)

In what ways have Native Americans adapted and responded to as well as actively resisted discriminatory, oppressive and/or marginalizing historical policies, practices and (mis)representations?