Teacher Resources

Welcome to the Green Bay Title VI Teacher Resource page! The links below will connect you with accurate, authentic information for teaching students about Wisconsin's First Nations histories, cultures, and sovereignty. 

Title VI has the resources and staff to perform full and half day First Nations education events at your elementary school.

We have staff ready and waiting to teach First Nations content in your middle and high school classes as well. For more information on these instructional engagements, please contact us directly.

Also, Title VI has created a curriculum tool specific to our current 4th grade Social Studies curriculum. Look for the "Hands on History" bin at each of Green Bay's elementary schools. The materials within the box integrate seamlessly with our current Social Studies texts are designed to provide the Act 31-specific education we are required to provide our students. 

For further information, questions, or in-class presentations, please feel free to contact us directly at (920) 448-2144 or contact Lyle Metoxen by email at [email protected].

1)  Act 31 Resources


and from the Wisconsin DPI:

American Indian Studies Program, Lesson Planning Resources, Maps, Teaching and Learning

Milwaukee Public Museum

Indian County Wisconsin is a site designed to assist teachers in meeting the requirements of Act 31, which mandates K-12 instruction in culture, history, sovereignty and treaty rights of Wisconsin Indian Tribes.

2)  Wisconsin Historical Society


3)  Wisconsin Indian Education Association - Indian Mascot issues - scroll down and click on Indian Mascot and Logo Task force.


4)  National Museum of the American Indians
Code talkers - https://americanindian.si.edu/nk360/code-talkers/introduction/   

5)  Indianz.com is an internet resource that features current events and news articles about American Indian issues.
6)  College of Menominee Nation Website


Click on the Community Services tab, then click on Department of Continuing Education, then Menominee Language, scroll down to the bottom where it says extra links and click on Wisconsin State Journal Language Series.

This website gives you some information on the Menominee, Ho-Chunk, and Ojibwe Nations. You can hear the pronunciation of the vowels and consonants in each of the languages. There is also a map that shows the Native American Territories in 1830, 1855, and finally 2008.

7)  Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Commission is a great resource if you want to talk about or get information about Native American Hunting and Fishing Rights, Treaty Rights, and overall Ojibwe Culture.


Treaty info under “Treaty Rights” 

8)  Debbie Reese, an enrolled member of the Nambe Pueblo Tribe, has started her own  blog to help develop a critical stance when evaluating American Indian/Native American’s in children’s books. Her blog includes listings for the top 10 books for elementary, middle and high school students as well as critiques and information on newer and older books. She is currently a professor and was once a school teacher.



9) Oyate — An American Indian advocacy and education organization that reviews children’s literature and advocates for American Indians to be portrayed with historical accuracy, cultural appropriateness and without anti-Indian bias and stereotypes.


Click on catalog on top and then scroll down to the bottom and choose a category. You can also type the name of a book with a dash after it in Google and it will bring up the review. 

10)  Website dedicated to the Cahokia Mounds:

11)  1906 article theorizing who created the mounds of Wisconsin:


12)  1838 investigation of Indian Mounds:


13)  1837 Newspaper article describing Aztalan:


14)  1838 letter describing Aztalan:


15)  1912 Photograph of an Oneota farm field:


16)   2004 images of Aztalan:


17)  Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center Website: 


18)  National Parks Service website with information about the Archaic, Woodland, and Mississippian cultures: 


19)  Haudenosaunee Websites—Six Nation Iroquois Confederacy:












20) Menominee Clan Information:


21) Montana Office of Public Instruction: Indian Education:


American Indians 101 provides a great Q & A about common questions often asked by students and their teachers. While it is specific to Montana tribes, a lot of straightforward answers that apply to all tribes is available.
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