Billy Frank Jr. Paper Resources:
Here are some resources to help you with the Billy Frank Jr Paper....
- We will write our paper in MLA (Modern Language Association) format. Use the Purdue Online Writing Lab to help you with how to format your paper and write your citations page.
- Click the link below for our class notes about how to write the paper.
- We wrote the introduction to the paper together in class using the New York Times Obituary about Billy Frank Jr. Please find a link to the article here. If you need the text that we wrote down in class, please ask a class mate.
- We are writing much of the paper using information on the Washington State Biography of Billy Frank Jr by Trova Heffernan. You can find the text of the book in a pdf online. Please click here to go to the online version of the book.
- In class we are also watching a documentary about the Fish Wars in order to write the Background portion of our paper. Click here to find the link to the documentary.
- You can use these resources or any other resources you can find to write your paper. However, you need to cite every resource you use while writing your paper. You can use either of the following websites for your citations:
- Citation Machine
Other Resources you might use
- Native Knowledge 360 has some great information about Billy Frank Jr and the Fish Wars.
- HistoryLink.org has a great article that gives a timeline of Billy Frank Jr's life and actions.
- The Billy Frank Jr Website is dedicated to remembering the life and legacy of Mr Frank and contains many quotes directly from Billy and people who knew him. These would be amazing to include in your paper.
- This is Indian Country was a documentary series that Billy Frank Jr hosted in his struggle to bring attention to issues on Indian lands.
- High Country News has a great editorial about the Boldt Decision court case that gave back fishing rights to the Natives of some Washington Tribes.
- The Seattle Times also wrote an article about the Boldt Decision. You have to scroll down to read it but it is pretty good.
- This is the video clip we watched in class about the Boldt Decision from the Modern Day Warriors Documentary.