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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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The original stone Conococheague Bridge at Wilson, MD, Scenes from the old Natio

How do you pronounce (and spell) Conococheague and how do we know? [...] »

Photograph, 1885, Dan Dutro, Museum of the Rockies Photo Archive.

Artifacts preserve the lifestyles of current and former American Indian tribes [...] »

Excerpt from Map 4-Southwester North America, 1952, John R. Swanton.

Four collections of data and documents address Federal Indian policy in the [...] »

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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 [...] »

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

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

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

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

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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? [...] »

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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