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Identity by Design
Online exhibition celebrating tradition and change in Native women’s dresses. Describes the technical and cultural dress making traditions interspersed with many historical and contemporary pictures, quotes, videos, interactives.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Indian Humor
Online exhibit showing a humorous side to Native art, featuring thirty-eight contemporary artists who infuse their art with a sense of the comic.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Indigenous Geography
Website exploring universal themes (origins, economy, language, ritual, etc.) from the perspectives of Native communities throughout the Western Hemisphere. Includes lesson plans, essays, and videos organized by theme or community. Intended to teach students about different perspectives. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Indigenous Geography and Native Science
Webinar in which Doug Herman of the National Museum of the American Indian leads a discussion of “Native science,” how it differs from western science, and how it might be applied to climate change studies.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Indigenous Motivations
Art show that reveals how Native artists continue to be influenced by tradition, innovation, and art – translating traditional themes into modern terms through many artistic mediums. Focuses on recent acquisitions to the collection. Includes quotes by artists and an extensive image collection.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas
Website telling the invisible story of those who share African American and Native American ancestry. Over centuries, African Americans and Native Americans created shared histories, communities, families, and ways of life. Prejudice, laws, and twists of history have often divided them from others, yet African-Native American people were united in the struggle against slavery and dispossession, and then for self-determination and freedom.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Infinity of Nations: Culture Quest
Players earn virtual badges as they learn about Native cultures throughout the Americas, from Alaska to the tip of Argentina. Ten badges correspond to ten regions: Arctic, Northwest Coast, Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, California, Mesoamerica, Amazon, Andes, and Patagonia.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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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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