Connecting to Life at the Fort and Reservation – Collection of Hands on Activities

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Collection of Glimpse of Life on the Reservation activities aimed to teach the history of life of Mescalero Apache and Navajo while interned at Bosque Redondo Reservation.

Description

Collection of Glimpse of Life on the Reservation activities aimed to teach the history of life of Mescalero Apache and Navajo while interned at Bosque Redondo Reservation. These are hands on activities which explores a facet of the severe hardships experienced by those interned. These activities include how to videos and instructional materials which include all the supplies needed for the activity. The activities include: making model tipi and brush structure, yucca soap, making hardtack, luck of the draw game, weaving on a cardboard loom and making adobes.

Program Duration: Varies

Programs Targeted to:  4th – 9th Grade

Hands-on Activities

Additional information

Presenter

Fort Sumner Historic Site & Bosque Redondo Memorial

Subject

Science, Social Studies

Topic

Anthropology, History, Science

Age Group

3rd – 5th Grade, 6th – 8th Grade, 9th – 12th Grade