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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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Horrible Massacre of Emigrants: The Mountain Meadows Massacre in Public Disco

Examine this 1877 massacre from a total of 40 different perspectives. [...] »

Illustration, Indians Traveling, 1847-1857, Seth Eastman, Department of the Inte

Digitizes Indian Affairs, a seven-volume compendium of treaties, laws, and [...] »

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

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

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

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

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

Splash image early americans

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

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