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Native American Pow Wow Lesson Plan

Every weekend somewhere in North American, Native Americans are gathering for a Pow Wow. It’s not very often that students get a chance to see Native American culture up close and personal. Yes, we have the history books and the museums – yet rarely do we get an opportunity to learn and...

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Thanksgiving Activities for Children

Just like our Native American culture is not a Halloween costume or a sports mascot, we are also not a cute construction paper project for Thanksgiving.  You are not doing our rich culture any justice when you make brown paper bag vests or paper feather headbands. Hopefully you've read some...

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Thanksgiving Information – Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month.  Combined with Thanksgiving, many people seek information about the origins and history of this beloved American holiday. PowWows.com has compiled some articles for you! Thanksgiving Information Thanksgiving - Fact or Fiction A More Accurate View of Thanksgiving Native American Harvest Real Thanksgiving Foods Thanksgiving...

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Learning a Native American Language

Why study an Indian language? For the Indian peoples, tribal languages are important for keeping a strong sense of self-worth, community identity and for keeping their culture strong. For Native American students, knowing their tribal language well improves their self-confidence and helps  (rather than hinders) the learning of non-Indian languages....

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Native American Languages

The languages among the Native American tribes are many. Some are very similar to each other and some are very different. Together, the native languages of the Americas are among the most numerous and varied in the world, which provides scholars with rich sources of information on the many ways...

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