In episode 15, Michael and Dan talk with Sarah Shear about Indigenous (Mis)Representations in U.S. History.
Books, articles, lessons, and other amazing resources
- Here is a link to everything that Sarah Shear has written!
- Zinn, H. (1980) A People’s History of America. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.
- Loewen, J. W. (1995). Lies my teacher told me: Everything your American history textbook got wrong. New York: New Press.
- Shear, S.B., Knowles, R.T., Soden, G., & Castro, A.J. (2015). Manifesting destiny: Re/presentations of Indigenous people in K-12 U.S. history curriculum. Theory & Research in Social Education, 43(1), 68-101.
- The quote Michael cited was “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.”It was written by British novelist L.P. Hartley and opens his 1953 novel The Go-Between. There is also a movie.
Gilio-Whitaker, “All the Real Indians Died Off”: And 20 other myths about Native Americans. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.
- Dunbar-Ortiz, R. (2015). An indigenous people’s history to the United States: ReVisioning American history. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.
- The National Museum of the American Indian – Sarah mentioned this as a great resource with curricular materials
- Stanford History Education Group (SHEG). Battle of Little Bighorn lesson.
- Visions of Education Episode 10: C3 Frameworks with Kathy Swan
Sarah Shear is Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education at Penn State Altoona (which is fun to say…Altoona!). She can be contacted via email – firstname.lastname@example.org – or you can follow (and chat with) on twitter – @SbShear!