Early in Scouting in the United States, Native American culture was woven in to the program as a reaction to the rapid industrialization going on in American cities.
Those live longest who live nearest to the ground, that is, who live the simple life of primitive times, divested, however, of the evils that ignorance in those times begot.Ernest Thompson Seton
Introducing Native American themes to Cub Scouts can be a way to teach our younger Scouts how to appreciate different cultures. It should be done in a respectful way which honors the traditions of the First Americans.
Here are some ways to introduce your Cub Scouts to Native American culture using a simplified format which they can understand.
Here are some ideas which are loosely tied to this theme: