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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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Wood. . . , Nuxalk Sinaaxwmuxw (Headdress), c. 1860, Listening to. . . site

View more than 400 Native American objects selected and presented by the 11 [...] »

Photo, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, March 11, 2009, kevindooley, Flickr

The Native Americans predated the colonists. Read an entire 48-page book about [...] »

Engraving, Koohassen, guerrier de la nation Oneida, Bonfils, c. 1801, NYPL

Meet the Oneida, and discover their role in the Revolutionary War and War of [...] »

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

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

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

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

Screencap, Native American mask detail, 18 Jul 2012, American's History in the M

In this series of exercises, students are presented with Native American masks [...] »

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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 [...] »

Print, Pocahontas at the court of King James, 1907, Richard Rummels, LoC

What do you picture when you hear her name? [...] »

What do these biased narratives of the French and Indian War tell us? [...] »

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