What does it mean to be a member of a community?
In this unit, children learn about philanthropy within Native American traditions. The young people examine philanthropic traditions and determine local needs by using SMART goals to help create solutions in their community.
This lesson introduces the term philanthropy (private action for the common good) and helps youth recognize the relationship between community need and private action. Youth learn the meaning of philanthropy and ways in which it occurs in the home, at school, and in the community.
This lesson gives examples of the tradition of Native American tribal giving and sharing and helps students identify talents they possess that could be used to help others.
Youth learn some ways Native Americans value the Earth.
This lesson compares heroes and celebrities.
Introduces students to "philanthropy" as an important aspect of their community's development and helps them recognize the relationship between community need and private action.
This lesson illustrates how one person's action for the common good can affect an entire community.