Students learn that Native Americans made medicine bags. They learn what their function was, why they were made, how they were made, and what was put inside.
SKILL: Psychomotor. The students learn how to sew a simple hand bag using felt and string.
ATTITUDE: Affective. The students become more aware of the Native American religions, customs, and significance of objects in their culture.
PREPARE AHEAD: Gather visuals of Medicine bags and objects that would be put inside.
PRIOR KNOWLEDGE: Students have studied Native American history.