Dakota & Anishinaabe Peoples: History, Culture & Daily Life


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Which of the following foods was central to the diets of the Dakota and the Anishinaabe?

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1. The Dakota people were members of which tribal confederation?

2. Why did the Dakota people leave Minnesota?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Dakota and Anishinaabe tribes are the focus of these assessments. Success on the quiz and worksheet require knowledge of the migration of both, their diets and beliefs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • The cause of the departure of the Dakota people from Minnesota
  • Staples of the Dakota and Anishinaabe diets
  • The creator of mankind, based on Anishinaabe legends

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which tribal confederation the Dakota people were members of
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the place the Anishinaabe lived in prior to settling in the Northwoods region
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Dakota and Anishinaabe peoples

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Dakota & Anishinaabe Peoples: History, Culture & Daily Life will teach you about these natives. Covered objectives include:

  • Know who Wakan Tanka is
  • Understand what caused the Dakota War of 1862
  • Know the members of the Counsel of the Three Fires