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A Fall Gathering to Share Lessons and Resources around Minnesota American Indian Writers: 6th Annual Workshop Day, 29 September 2012

The 2012 fall workshop featured a keynote session by Dr. Linda Grover, professor of American Indian Studies at University of Minnesota Duluth and author of The Dance Boots.

The three breakout sessions covered lessons and resources for various grade levels. Michelle Shaw, Edina Public Schools, presented on "Using American Indian Resources" for grades K-5. Erin Mohr and Mary Moeller, both from Bloomington Public Schools focused on grades 6-8 in "Embedding American Indian Perspectives into ELA Standards." And Jaqueline Arnold, Mankato State University, and Charon Tierney, Minnesota Department of Education, spoke about "Meeting the new ELA Standards" for grades 9-12.

The workshop was rounded out by representatives from Birchbark Books and the Minnesota Humanites Center, who shared some of their rich resources with the attendees.

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