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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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Yakama earrings (c. 1890) and necklace (c. 1930), Washington, NMAI

Make sure that your students know not all Native Americans lived in tipis or [...] »

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

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

Photo, Colonial Williamsburg: At The Parade..., May 2008, Bill Barber, Flickr

Learn about the history of the United States up to 1815 with this website [...] »

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

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

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 [...] »

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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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