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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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Drawing, The Scalp Dance, 1855, Gustav Sohon, WA State Historical Society.

Presents the letters and diaries of Kate and Sue McBeth, late 19th-century [...] »

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

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

Statue of Tecumseh at the Naval Academy

Historians have attempted to account for the great admiration that whites had [...] »

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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 [...] »

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

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

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

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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