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Native American Heritage Month

How do Native American women understand and relate to North American and European history? How about women of mixed heritage? The answers are unique to every individual. Read the work of Native American women authors for some of those answers. FIND OUT MORE »

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Madonna of the North, Inuit woman with papoose, 1912, Library of Congress

Native American women restricted their activity and took care with their diet [...] »

Photo, "Baby being weighed by nurse," IHS, 1887-1969, Dept. of Health

Disease ravaged colonial-era Native American populations. What health [...] »

Photo, Alan Jabbour Provides an Introduction..., 1985, Library of Congress

Listen to a century of Omaha speeches and songs. Hear the influences of Native [...] »

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Negative, [Woman wearing native american clothing. . . ], 1923, LoC

When the resources readily available to you are just not comprehensive enough. [...] »

 Photo, "2007 Powwow," Cynthia Frankenburg, Smithsonian, Flickr Commons

Museums, colleges, and tribes are invaluable for gathering course-building [...] »

Illustration, Manner of Instructing the Indians, 1835, William Jospeh Snelling

Check out this lesson on arguments surrounding the 1830 forced removal of the [...] »

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Photo, Native american youth, May 8, 2011, thaths, Flickr

Photographs capture how someone appeared at one moment in time. But who [...] »

Photo, Villa of Brule the great hostile Indian camp..., 1891

Pre-Columbian calendars were very different from the ones we use today. Are [...] »

Splash image early americans

What did people living in what is now known as North America leave behind? [...] »

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