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Date: Thu, 1 Jan 1998 14:45:33 -0500
Sender: The African Global Experience <AGE-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: Marpessa Kupendua <nattyreb@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Subject: Teachers! Guides to Teaching Amistad

Date: Thu, 1 Jan 1998 08:15:49 -0500 (EST)
From: ytoure@mindspring.com
Subject: Teachers! Guides to Teaching Amistad

Teachers' Guide to Teaching Amistad

1 January 1998

The Amistad Learning Site
(includes curriculum resources for teachers and documents from the National Archives and Records Administration)

Exploring Amistad
(An enormous online Armistad library. Includes document replicas, online discussion boards, curriculum resources for teachers and more.)

The Amistad Trail
(A list of geographical sites throughout the state of Connecticut that are important to the Amistad story. Part of the Connecticut Freedom Trail.)

Amistad, What You Didn't See at The Movies (by David Pesci)

LII Amistad
(Explores the historical and legal issues and characters involved in the two disputes arising out of the Amistad revolt and movie.)

The Amistad Committee, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is "to bring the Amistad story to schools and organizations" is making the following items available to educators:

  • 33-minute Video: THE AMISTAD REVOLT: "All We Want is Make Us Free."
  • Amistad Teacher's Guide
  • Amistad Brochure: THE AMISTAD REVOLT: The Struggle for Freedom.
  • Amistad Poster
  • Miniature replica of the Amistad Memorial-Statue of Singbe Pieh (Joseph Cinque) in front of City Hall of New Haven, CT

For more information, e-mail amistad@ct1.nai.net, or contact the committee at P. O. Box 2936, Westville Station, New Haven, CT 06515; (203) 387-0370; FAX (203) 397-2539.

Amistad books

(Many of these books are available for purchase online at http://www.amazon.com, or go directly to http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/yahoo%2Dsearch/p%3Damistad /7036-6260881-955092)

The Black Holocaust For Beginners
S. E. Anderson / Writers & Readers Press / Paperback / Published 1995

Echo of Lions
Barbara Chase-Riboud/ Published 1994

Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy
Howard Jones / Paperback / Published 1987 & 1997

The Voyage of the Amistad
Maya Angelou / Hardcover / Published 1997
(Also available on audiocasette)