|Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™|
|Am I an Indian?|
|NDNAEU 5 “Tribal Policies, Treaties and Sovereignty”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity”|
|Compelling Question||What constitutes tribal identity?|
|Standards and Practices||US.6_12.1-6.E2.4 Explain the changing Native|
American federal policy and the impact on tribal
ND.6_12.2.1 Describe the structure, role, and
formation of tribal governments, both present and
past, in North Dakota.
G.6_12.3.4 Identify factors that contribute to conflict
and cooperation between cultural groups from
|Staging the Question||What makes one an “Indian”?|
|Supporting Question 1||Supporting Question 2||Supporting Question 3|
|Why do we say “I’m a half Indian. Or I’m only a quarter Indian?”||Why would the government want to ‘cut out’ mixed bloods from the treaty?||Why, According to Red Thunder, must the mixed-bloods be members of the tribe?|
|Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task||Formative Performance Task|
|Classroom discussion assessing|
knowledge of “Indian blood
|Read handout of “Ten-Cent Treaty”|
while answering key concepts on
|Classroom discussion interpreting the|
speech of Red Thunder, contrasting
the Indian concept of membership
with the American concept.
|Featured Sources||Featured Sources||Featured Sources|
|Elder saying: “It doesn’t matter if you|
only have one drop of Indian blood.
That blood has been here for
thousand of years”, Francis
“Eagleheart” Cree, Turtle Mountain
|Ten-Cent Treaty handout and|
|Red Thunder’s speech during TenCent Treaty negotiations.|
|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Supported Claim (written/spoken) or Demonstration of Process (project-based)||Students write and essay describing the Indian’s concept of tribal membership|
as contrasted with the American’s concept and the reasoning behind each
|SUMMATIVE PERFORMANCE TASK: Extension||Students analyze list of treaty signers and ask grandparents whether their|
ancestor signed the treaty.
|Taking Informed Action / Real World Application||Classroom discussion: Some tribes have removed blood quantum requirements from tribal|
enrollment. What are the pros and cons of having a blood quantum requirement?