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Kawésqar Community Education Guide (9-12)
Teacher's guide on the Kawesgar of South America. Includes four lessons where students compare their community to the Kawesqar, explore the importance of oral traditions in maintaining disappearing cultures, look at how environmental change affects the Kaqesqar, and imagine they are time travelers from 2000 years in the future observing an “indigenous” culture.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Keeping History: Plains Indian Ledger Drawings Homepage
Online exhibit sharing a Native American perspective on westward expansion through primary sources know as “ledger drawings.” These drawings record history through a mixture of symbolic and representational illustration styles. They include first-person records of military conflicts, cultural life, and “Americanization.” Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): All grades
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Kiowa Drawings
Drawings offer a unique source of information on tribal social and artistic traditions. Includes sections on Fort Marion, anthropological illustrations, Silver Horn images , 20th century art, and suggested resources.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Korean-American Resources
List of links and news articles on Korean Americans on these topics: Journalism/Media, Theater, Film and Television, Tae Kwon Do, Adoptees, Religion/Churches, Children’s Books, Literature, Dance, and general.
Provider: Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
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Grade(s): All grades
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Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colinós Jazz Age Portfolio
Online exhibition showcasing Paul Colin’s, Le Tumulte Noir (The Black Craze), a series of vivid color lithographs depicting the 1920’s Parisian craze for jazz music and African American culture.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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Leaving Things Behind
Lesson has students respond to a quote by a woman who was forced to move to a Japanese American internment camp during World War II. Questions, period photographs, quotes, and artifacts reveal the emotions of internment. Students consider what they would bring with them if they were being taken to an internment camp.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Legends of Our Time
Webpage presenting the history of the Northern Plains and Plateau Indians through text, documents, and photographs, as a part of the ranching and rodeo culture in the West.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Lincoln, Race and the American Presidency Lecture Video
Panel discussion about Abraham Lincoln's views on race issues in the context of his mid-19th century contemporaries. Beyond discussing slavery and emancipation, the video explores historical and modern perspectives on colonization, voting, interracial marriage, and other political and social rights.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Linguistic Interpretation of North American Indian Words
Explanation of the difficulties encountered in translating Native American words and place names. Includes suggested reading list.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Listening to our Ancestors
In this exhibition, representatives from 11 Native communities along the North Pacific Coast share their perspectives on more than 400 ceremonial and everyday objects found in the National Museum of the American Indian that connect them to their lands, customs, and ancestors. Image galleries are organized by community, with each community discussing specific themes found in the objects presented.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Listening to the Water Nations
Cultural geographer Doug Herman discusses perceptions of water in traditional indigenous cultures. He also considers contemporary water issues that most immediately and severely affect indigenous people
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Lives on the Railroad
Online exhibit examining the central role railroads played in American life during the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. Trains carried people, agricultural products, manufactured goods, and the daily mail to all parts of the country. Although railroad travel made long-distance travel possible for anyone who could afford a ticket or catch a “free ride,” Jim Crow laws forced African Americans to ride in segregated train cars while traveling through the South. This is the ninth section of the online exhibition America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Living in the Atlantic World 1450-1800
Section of the online exhibit On the Water: Stories from Maritime America focused on the web of maritime connections between Western Europe, Western and Central Africa, and the Americas that made up the Atlantic world. Learn how Atlantic-based trade shaped modern world history and life in America. Topics covered are the tobacco and sugar trades, the Middle Passage and the transatlantic slave trade, and the piracy that plagued the Caribbean Sea and North American coast during this period.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Living Maya Time
Bilingual website devoted to the Mayan calendar, which includes middle-school lesson plans on Mayan astronomy and mathematics. The Maya themselves weigh in on the end-of-the world scares associated with the calendar.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Living Voices/Voces Vivas
Audio series featuring profiles of Native Americans and Native Hawaiians today. People of many ages, traditions, and perspectives tell their own stories, reflecting a wide range of contemporary Native experience in Canada, Mexico, Panama, and the US. Available in Flash and non-Flash versions. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Lone Dog's Winter Count Teaching Poster
Teaching poster for 4th–8th grades is 2' x 3' with a lesson plan and reproducible student activity sheets on back. Students learn about the oral culture and history-keeping of the Nakota people, who made the Lone Dog winter count.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Looking Both Ways Tools for Teachers
Supports the online exhibition Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiq People. Options for the materials in booklet, video, or CD form. Ordering information provided.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People of Southern Alaska
Interactive exhibit on the heritage and identity of the Alutiiq people of Southern Alaska. Learn about the people, see where they live, and view the objects that express their culture.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Make Your Own Buffalo Hide Painting
Lesson on the culture of the Native American people of the Great Plains has students create their own buffalo hide paintings using a printable outline. Inspired by the Great Plains Indians, they will draw pictures representing important events in their lives and their family history, or draw a hide with a geometric design. Images of actual buffalo hide paintings provide inspiration.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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Make your Own Fish Kite
Lesson has students make their own fish kites called koinobori. Koinobori are an important expression of Japanese culture that became an important part of life for children in Japanese American internment camps during World War II. Part of the resource “Life in a WWII Japanese American Internment Camp.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Making a New Life in the United States
Portion of the Latino Art and Culture module taking a close look at the art and culture of Puerto Rican Americans, Mexican Americans, and Cuban Americans. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Manahatta to Manhattan (PDF)
Brief history of Native Americans in Manhattan, both in history and including their contributions today. Detailed map, historical and contemporary illustrations, and descriptions of beaver-fur trade and the “sale” of the island to Peter Minuit.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Memory and Imagination
Website with artwork by Frank Day of the Maidu tribe in California, who focuses on the preservation of his people’s cultural traditions. Includes scenes of tribal history, ceremonies, and customs.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Most Serene Republics
Acclaimed conceptual artist Edgar Heap of Birds uses the framework of multilingual signage in Italian, English, and Cheyenne to engender a dialogue about place, history, and the creation of nation-states through acts of aggression, displacement, or replacement of populations and cultures.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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National Museum of the American Indian Bookshop
Bookshop for the National Museum of the American Indian. Includes children's books (many based on exhibits past or present), NMAI editions, CDs, and DVDs.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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National Museum of the American Indian Family Guide
Family guide identifying seven stops in the museum of particular interest to families, organized by floor. The guide includes ideas for looking, thinking, and discussing while in the museum, as well as a few activities to do at home.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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National Museum of the American Indian Teacher Self-Guide: Community
Teacher self-guide: Community is designed for use by teachers and adult chaperons during school group visits to the museum. Provides layered questions that help focus students' looking and learning. Targets grades 6-8.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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National Museum of the American Indian Teacher Self-Guide: Stories
Teacher self-guide: Stories is designed for use by teachers and adult chaperons during school group visits to the museum. Provides layered questions that help focus students' looking and learning in the museum. Targets grades 4-6.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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National Museum of the American Indian: Education Publications Order Form
PDF order form to obtain the School Program Guide, Pre-Visit Guide for Teachers, Teaching Posters, A Native Place Teaching Guide, Smithsonian in Your Classroom: Native Dolls, and the Family Guide. Can be faxed or e-mailed.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Native Americans
Online presentation examining the lives of important Native Americans, captured in portraits. Brief biographies accompany the paintings.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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