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Agayuliyararput: Our Way of Making Prayer
A web exhibition about the Alaskan Yup'ik people. View native masks, lessons learned by the exhibit curator, audio and video of interviews and performances, and general information on the Yup'ik..
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge
Virtual exhibit allowing visitors to explore Smithsonian collections from these Northern Natives. Digital reproductions of artifacts can be browsed by culture, community, ceremony, or environment. An interactive map tells you about the different Natives of Alaska and where they can be found.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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All Roads Are Good
Virtual tour of the Creation's Journey and All Roads are Good exhibits at the National Museum of the American Indian's George Gustav Heye Center in New York City.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving
Teacher's guide offering background information on the Wampanoag Indians of New England. Activities encourage students to explore the themes of environment, community, and “encounters” to better understand the American Indian's role in the Thanksgiving holiday.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Arts and Crafts of the Northwest Coast Indians and the Eskimos
Bibliography lists references on Eskimo and Northwest Coast Indian arts and crafts.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Arts and Crafts of the Plains Indians
Bibliography list of references on the arts and crafts of the Plains Indians.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Beauty Surrounds Us
Online exhibition presenting an array of breathtaking and culturally significant objects made by Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere as well as activities that correspond to each theme. Objects are organized by theme with cultural context presented.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Benedicte Wrensted: Idaho Photographer in Focus
Website discussing how historical photographs can be used both as subjects and supplements to research. Focuses on Benedicte Wrensted, who photographed many Native Americans. Includes biography of the photographer, glossary, print order form, and extensive collection of photographs of Native Americans.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Between Fences Teaching Guide
Lesson plan exploring how the fence is entwined with American history, politics, industry, and daily life. Four lesson plans look at differing concepts of property between Native Americans and English colonists, the “Texas Fence Cutting War” to explore how industrialization generated tensions between participants in old and new economic systems, how barbed wire solved the Great Plains “fence crisis,”and Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall.”
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Brian Jungen: Strange Comfort
Online exhibit featuring the work of contemporary Native artist Brian Jungen, who transforms mass-produced goods into sculptures that are simultaneously fake and authentic, playful and political, common and extraordinary. Using golf bags to make a totem or plastic chairs to create a whale skeleton, he infuses the objects with meaning, riffing on Indian imagery, pop culture, and consumerism.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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