Trees and Flutes with Dan Jerome

“Learn About” Questions What is the significance of the Swiss man’s travels around the world with his tree? What is the significance of whistle holes? Why do Ojibwe flues have six? “Learn From” Questions Are there any specific customs or practices that I hold sacred? What are my dreams and aspirations for traveling the world?…

Flutes & Gender Roles with Dan Jerome

“Learn About” Questions How do wooden flutes differ from the brass flutes we see in orchestra or band? What are some examples of gender roles? How have those roles changed over the years? “Learn From” Questions What background information could I share about an art piece I have created or plan to create? How does…

The Good and Bad Side to Boarding Schools with Dan Jerome

“Learn About” Questions What laws and policies were enacted in the United States concerning Native Americans? Who was Richard Pratt? Where were “Indian Boarding Schools” located in North Dakota? Do any still exist? “Learn From” Questions Does my family have experiences with boarding schools? What languages did my ancestors speak? Did my parents/grandparents teach me…

College Experiences with Dan Jerome

“Learn About” Questions What is the population of Native students at my school? What tribal nations do the students come from? “Learn From” Questions What teachers have encouraged me to do positive things in school? Do they encourage me to do positive things outside of school? What are some experiences I have where teachers might…

Teaching at Turtle Mountain with Dan Jerome

“Learn About” Questions How many Native American teachers are at my school? What is the population of Native American teachers in the State of North Dakota? “Learn From” Questions Are there people in my life whose words I value more than others? Why do I think that is? Do other people value the things that…