Feeding Body and Soul: Haudenosaunee Agriculture in the 19th Century

pub_date: 
July 2007

Feeding Body and Soul - CoverStudents discover the importance of the Three Sisters in the Haudenosaunee Culture.  Purchase

Learning Goals: 
Explore the Haudenosaunee view of the universe and the importance of the Three Sisters
Read 17th and 18th century journal entries and captivity narratives to identify some of the different ways in which corn, beans, and squash were used in food preparation
Create a Three Sisters garden and explore the science behind this traditional technique
Pages: 
36 (teacher guide - 8; student DBQ - 27)
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