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

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

Photo, Susette La Flesche Tibbles or Bright Eyes, Price and Campbell

What would it be like to live with the Dakota Sioux? [...] »

Photo, Jicarilla maiden, c. 1907-1930, Edward S. Curtis, Flickr Commons

Inspect nine early land dispute treaties between the Native Americans and the [...] »

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

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

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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