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

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

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

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

Detail of Joseph Louis Cook, Death of General Montgomery, John Trumbull, 1786

African Americans and Native Americans have had a long and complex relationship [...] »

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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 [...] »

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

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

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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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? [...] »

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

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