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

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

Publication Date: July 2007

Number of pages: 36 (teacher guide - 8; student DBQ - 27)

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