Researching a Creation/Origin Story

Researching a Creation/Origin Story

Research an American Indian creation/origin story on the internet. You may want to use some key search terms such as “American Indian” and “origin story” or “creation story.” You may also want to do a tribal-specific search. I have also provided a link to the American Indian Studies Center website (out of UCLA) (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. that has numerous links to a variety of web-based resources about Native peoples.

Make sure to check out the link below on evaluating American Indian websites PRIOR to doing your searches. Pay particular attention to the suggestions pertaining to the CONTENT of the websites.

Evaluating American Indian Websites (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Once you have found a story, read it, and evaluated the website and story for legitimacy (as best as you can tell), complete the story evaluation sheet to tell me some important information about your story and the website.





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1) What is the URL for the website you found?
2) Is there a title for the website? If so, what is it?
Yes, it is Indian Creation Myths –
3) Is the site kept up-to-date, with current links, new material added from time to time, and creation or revision date?
No, the site is not kept-up-to date as the last update was when it was published on 10th June 2010.
4) Is the purpose of the site clear? Does the stated purpose match the actual content?
Yes, the purpose of the site is clear as it is a scientific study on the origin of the Native American Creation stories. Yes, it matches the goal that is stated as it includes the myths and history.

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