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Native Americans: Utes Discuss this eTheme.

These resources are about the Ute Indians. Includes information about their history, culture, and present-day circumstances. Learn about the Bear Dance and the Sun Dance. Also includes resources about how the state of Utah got its name. Includes links to eTheme resources on Native American culture and Utah history.

Grades

  • 4,
  • 5,
  • 6,
  • 7,
  • 8

Links

Read about the circle and why it is such an important symbol to the Native Americans of Utah.
This article includes an abundance of information about the Northern Utes. Also includes a section on "Utes Today," which tells about how these Utes live today. The text may be too advanced for younger students, but there is good background information for teachers and older students.
Read the history of the Utes which includes information about their present circumstances. The text may be too advanced for younger students, but there is good background information for teachers and older students.
Read this short encyclopedia article about the Ute tribe. NOTE: This website includes pop-up ads.
Read a brief history of the three branches of the Ute Indian tribe: the Northern Utes, the Mountain Utes, and the Southern Utes.
This lesson plan for fourth grade students goes along with the above resource.
This site discusses the history of the Ute Indians.
This video documents the history of the Ute people from the beginning until the present day. NOTE: This site includes a message board. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
Read about the Ute government and how it has changed over time. The text may be too advanced for young students, but there is good background information for teachers.
Learn more about the cultures of various Native American tribes. Some sites emphasize that these are "live" cultures because there are more than a million American Indians living today. Watch videos of a powwow, read biographies of famous Native Americans, and view paintings and photographs. Includes population statistics on the largest tribes and information about the controversy over the use of Native Americans as school mascots.
Learn about Utah's history and the people who lived in the area. Includes information about Native American tribes, pioneer settlers, and Mormons. View historical photographs and read diaries written 150 years ago. Find out what the state name means.

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