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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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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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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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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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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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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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