Native American Heritage Day

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Three sami women

Indigenous Literary Perspectives In Global Conversation

This resource from the University of Montana, Missoula campus, covers topics in Native American studies including curriculum suggestions from NEH Summer scholars.

Three Sami women

Indigenous Literary Perspectives In Global Conversation

This resource from the University of Montana, Missoula campus, covers topics in Native American studies including curriculum suggestions from NEH Summer scholars.

Joy Harjo, American poet, is born

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Students learning about Ute cultural artifact

National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage month. What better way to celebrate it than to sample the culture and explore the history of some groups within the 4.3 million people who identify themselves as Native American in the United States?

Deerfield on fire

Raid on Deerfield: The Many Stories of 1704

On February 29, 1704, a force of French and Native allies launched a daring raid on the English settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts. This interactive site recounts the events, individuals, and historical background to this incident. A superb overview of early colonial America.

Histories of the National Mall

Explore historical maps, discover stories you never knew, find people and historical events related to the Mall's past.

Rembrandt "St. Paul in Prison."

Bible Odyssey

A multifaceted exploration of the people, places, as well as passages of the Bible is enriched by searchable themes, a timeline, glossary, and much more, including completely searchable texts for three English versions. 

  • Lesson 3: Hopi Traditional Dance and Song

    Created November 18, 2015
    Language of place: Hopi planting corn

    An exploration of the symbolism and imagery of corn and environment as manifested in Hopi song and traditional dances. Students analyze examples of historical and contemporary Hopi song and examine images of Hopi dance in order to expand cultural awareness.

  • Lesson 2. Hopi Poetry

    Created November 18, 2015
    Language of place: Hopi planting corn

    A close study of the poetry of contemporary Hopi artist and poet, Ramson Lomatewama. Students analyze Lomatewama’s masterful use of figurative language that creates a sense of place and describes his intimate relationship with the land and his experience of corn.