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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Becoming Us: Borderlands

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Three case studies make up a unit the looks at the power contentions and exchanges in the borderlands that have shaped the United States. The first case study focuses on creating the US southern border and the experiences of people...
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Navajo Sand Paintings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Research the use of sand paintings in the Navajo tribe. Your students work together to design their own sand painting. They share their creation with the class describing what the symbols mean.
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The Cultural Significance of Naming

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewThe Navajo would disagree with Shakespeare that the naming of things is irrelevant. Navajo people have to earn their names. Middle schoolers learn about the cultural significance of Navajo names in a lesson that uses a video and reading...
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Navajo Weaving: A Lesson in Math and Tradition

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
New ReviewCombine geometry and tradition with a lesson that spotlights Navajo weaving. The book, The Goat in the Rug by Charles L. Blood and Martin Link hooks scholars before watching a video of Navajo people tending their sheep and beginning to...
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Borders within the United States: Indian Boarding Schools and Assimilation

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Native American Nations ... sovereign entities or removable tribes? A thought-provoking lesson explores the relationship between Native American tribes and the United States, including forced assimilation and removal from their ancestral...
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Indigenous Peoples' Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Indigenous people around the world have close ties to their land, their ancestors, and their traditions. Celebrate the native inhabitants of our nations in August (and/or October) by learning more about the holiday and its origin.
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Comparing Kwakiutl, Cheyenne and Navajo tribes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the difference between the Kwakiutl, Cheyenne and Navajo tribes. They identify the people, resources, lifestyle and beliefs of the Kwakiutl, Cheyenne, and Navajo Indians. Afterward, they present their projects on each...
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Design a Navajo Rug -- A Lesson in Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners investigate different types of Navajo rug design. They use a graphics program to create a rug-like design similar to the Navajo patterns they've researched.
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Artwork of World Cultures

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research a culture and art produced by the people of that culture. They create a PowerPoint presentation to explain their findings. Students make a sand painting depicting the art of that era.
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Memorandum Regarding the Enlistment of Navajo Indians

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the Navajo dictionary used by the U.S. military in W.W. II. They role-play Navajo messengers and Marine Corp staff. They research the Battle of Iwo Jima and confirm or discount the claim that Navajos made the victory...
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Navajo Pottery

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this Navajo pottery worksheet, learners conduct an experiment using various samples of earthen material. Students are required to collect at least three samples of dirt. Learners can make observations about the texture of the sample...
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The Navajo Homeland

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the historical and traditional location of the Navajo Homeland. They study the four original clans system and the development of other adopted clans, e.g. Nakai Dine (Mexican), Notahi Dine(Ute), Ozii Dine (Hopi); and,...
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Native Americn Religious Beliefs and Practices

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils research how religions are created and how they influence the way people live. They identify the religious beliefs and practices of the Inuit, Lakota, Apache, Navajo and Iroquois Native Americans. Students find the...
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Din Clan System

For Teachers 9th
The students use the clan system to identify relationships among the Din people and begin a conversation with the elders starting with their own clans. Students work on building stronger relationships with community members.
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Naming Zoo Animals (In Navajo)

For Teachers K - 8th
Students investigate zoo animals and name various zoo animals in Navajo. They take a field trip to the zoo, take digital pictures of various animals, conduct research, and name each animal in Navajo.
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Sacred Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view a PowerPoint about Tibetan monks to help them explain the culture's world views, myths and religious beliefs. They investigate Navajo sand paintings and compare how they are similar to the Tibetan monks' artwork.
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Sand Painting

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students create sand art paintings based on those of the Navajo.
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Navajo Indians

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are exposed to the Navajo Indian culture through the story, "The Goat in the Rug". They build upon their background knowledge of the Navajo Indian sand develop an interest in learning about the Navajo Indians.
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Athabaskan & Navajo Migration

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the migration patterns of the Athabaskan and Navajo tribes. After taking notes on a lecture, they compare and contrast the two groups. To end the lesson, they write their favorite Navajo story in their journals.
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The U.S. & Navajo Bills of Rights

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the United States and Navajo Bill of Rights. In groups, they compare and contrast the two documents and take notes to share with the class. To end the lesson, they write in their journals about their own...
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Civil Rights

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the concept of Civil Rights. In groups, they use a timeline of the Navajo tribe to identify the ways the tribe has made advances in Civil Rights throughout the years. To end the lesson, they take notes and...
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Tribal Termination & Urbanization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list the main events in historical sequence of tribal termination and urbanization. They identify a present-day American Indian experience or phenomenon as a result of termination and urbanization and refer to 'Navajo...
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Legends of the Navajo People

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders are read a story in which they begin to examine Native American legends. Using different legends, they discuss how they affected the future people of native peoples. They write a short story on the information they gathered.