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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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French abandon and burn Fort Duquesne

Historians endeavor to uncover Native American perspectives. [...] »

Cover, The Wild West Weekly: A Magazine Containing.., July 5, 1907, Old Scout,NY

Illustrations follow European interpretations of Native Americans, through [...] »

Photo, Octavia Estelle Butler, October 28, 2005, NikolasCo, Flickr

Learn about all of America's most famous female writers of color with this [...] »

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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 [...] »

 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

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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 [...] »

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

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

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