Tracks From Our Past!
A History of Early Californians.
A Room 14 Fourth Grade Social Science Project.
Important Research Links:
- Internet resources about California Native Americans.
- Great list of useful resources for all kinds of California Indian tribes.
- Information about the Chumash people of California.
- A nice guide to Native American histories and Native American facts.
- Nice list of Native American resources from Miss Max!
- Gallery of very old photographs of Native Californian cultures (over 100 years old!).
- The first Californians. Maps, illustrations, cultures, history and storytelling.
- Californian Indians resources about Hupa, Mojave, Yokuts, Maidu tribes and more!
Wikipedia entries for some of the tribes that are part of your project:
(You may want to work with an adult if some of the text is too difficult to understand).
Northern Coastal Region:
Southern Coastal Region:
Central Valley and Mountain Region:
Project Requirements and Grade Sheet (PDF):
- Poster Board Project Requirements.
- Poster Board Project Note Taking Sheet.
- Poster Board Project Grade Sheet.
- Blank Map of California.
The Finished Product: