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WeTeachNYC Classes & Communities provide NYC teachers and school leaders with an online space where they can engage in online classes and blended learning communities with their colleagues.
Currently, access to communities is limited to participants in specific NYCDOE programs.
The National Museum of the American Indian shares information about the innovations and contributions of American Indians and ideas for how to celebrate Thanksgiving that honor the culture of Native peoples. These lesson ideas provide a deeper understanding of the the first Thanksgiving and offer opportunities for image analysis and whole class discussion for students to challenge and revise their own understanding of Thanksgiving.
Established in 2006, the American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL) website provides critical perspectives and analysis of indigenous peoples in children's and young adult books, the school curriculum, popular culture, and society. This link is to their webpage of recommended booklists by year.
In September 2016, photographer Camille Seaman joined protesters at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. Through this site, she brings us up close with some of the many people who have been drawn there to defend the water and the earth.
This libguide from the library at the University of New Mexico offers resources on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) from Native American perspectives. Included find news articles, historical background on the project, and information on the Tribes and organizations involved and affected.
Throughout their long histories, American Indian peoples have thrived on, respected, and protected the environments that make up their homelands. From this site, educators can select a tribe to discover how different Native communities continue to work as stewards of the environment. From the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
We Shall Remain: America Through Native Eyes is a five-part television series that tells the story of pivotal moments in U.S. history from the Native American perspective.
The story spans 400 years, from the Wampanoags of New England in the 1600s who used their alliance with the English to weaken rival tribes, to the bold new leaders of the 1970s who harnessed the momentum of the civil rights movement to forge a pan-Indian identity. We Shall Remain represents a collaboration between Native and non-Native filmmakers and involves Native advisers and scholars at all levels of the project.
Native peoples and their healing traditions have histories that extend into the distant past. This timeline highlights key events and themes from antiquity to today. Shared by the National Library of Medicine.