The Story of the Native American Rights Movement
The Inside Guide: Movements for Equality
Reading Level: 4-5
Interest Level: 4-6
In the mid-1960s, Native Americans began organizing to demand civil rights from the US government. This movement, which was initially called the American Indian Movement, scheduled sit-ins, marches, and other forms of protest to get the attention of lawmakers. Although the movement achieved several important aims, Native Americans continue to fight to this day for equal treatment and basic rights. Vibrant, full-color photographs and engaging fact boxes bring this historic struggle to life for young readers, helping them connect and empathize with a civil rights movement that is often swept under the rug.