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Buffalo Hide Paintings
Webpage on the significance of buffalo hides to Native Americans of the Great Plains and the symbols they painted on them.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Origin Stories of the Plains Indians
Webpage about creation stories of the Arikara, Hidatsa, and Mandan Indians and how they are depicted on a buffalo hide painting. The parts of the painting that depict the Native American creation stories are highlighted and described in an interactive buffalo hide painting.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Tracking the Buffalo: Stories From a Buffalo Hide Painting Homepage
Website exploring the role buffaloes played in the lives of Native Americans of the Northern Plains. Includes online interactive, printable activities, a map, information about the art of buffalo hide paintings, origin stories of three tribes, a teacher’s guide, and a bibliography of related books appropriate for all ages.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Booming Out
Small photographic exhibition portraying the history and contemporary lives of Mohawk ironworkers, who have worked on practically all of New York City’s major construction projects.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Continuum 12 Artists
Online exhibition presenting new work by contemporary Native artists. Represents diverse media including painting, sculpture, prints, photography, video, and installation pieces. Includes essays on the artists and online galleries of their work.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Wisconsin Powwow / Naamikaaged: Dancer for the People
Two-video set shows how powwows incorporate historical traditions and modern innovations. Focuses on the Ojibwe people. Includes historical background, transcription of soundtrack, classroom questions, and suggestions for further reading and listening. Available for purchase.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): General audience
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James Luna: Emendatio
Site presents images and video of contemporary Native artist James Luna, who has given a performance and designed two installations on Indian life. These installations challenge the idea that there is a disconnect between the indigenous world of the past and the present. The artist also looks at religion through Pablo Tac, a Luiseno who went to Rome to study for the priesthood.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Map of the Plains Indians
Printable map showing the territories occupied by various Plains Indian tribes as well as many other tribes in what is now the continental United States. Useful for anyone wanting to learn more about Native Americans.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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A Life in Beads Teaching Poster
Teaching poster for grades 4–6. Exploring the traditional art of dressmaking and dress decoration among women of Native American tribes from the Great Plains region. Through the stories and art of contemporary women who continue these traditions, students will learn about materials used in the past and today, as well as the cultural values and meanings behind dress decoration. The poster includes maps, student activities, and a variety of historical and contemporary images.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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A Song for the Horse Nation: Horses in Native American Culture
Online exhibit exploring the deep connections between horses and Native Americans, looks at the history, impact, and arts of horses and the native peoples. Extensive descriptions, pictures, selected objects from the museum, and audio pronunciation guides paint a thorough picture of the Native American’s profound connection to and reliance on horses.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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