id: 06265737
dt: j
an: 2014b.00509
au: Neumann, Maureen D.
ti: The mathematics of native American star quilts.
so: Math. Teach. Middle Sch. 9, No. 4, 230-236 (2003).
py: 2003
pu: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
la: EN
cc: G43 M83 D83
ut: teaching units; grade 6; lower secondary; student activities; native
quilting; elementary geometry; plane geometry; polygons; stars;
educational media; teaching aids; manipulative materials; worksheets;
angles; triangles; quadrilaterals; symmetry; mathematical applications;
fine arts; mathematics and culture
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ab: Summary: The author examines the mathematics involved in making star quilts
and the cultural significance these quilts hold for the Lakota Sioux.
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