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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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Telling Our Indigenous Stories

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How far back is 40,000 years? Scholars research the first indigenous people in Aboriginal Australia. Using museum artifacts, maps, and background readings, they form conclusions on the life of the first Australians and their struggles to...
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Discovering Indigenous Australians through the Australian Museum

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Provide your young pupils with important foundational knowledge for learning about indigenous Australians. This resource includes five activity sheets on the meaning of indigenous people, where indigenous Australians live, national...
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Early Conservation Philosophies and Indigenous Peoples

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
John Muir established Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks and also as founded the Sierra Club, yet many indigenous people spoke out against his idea of conservation. The second lesson in a four-part series discusses John Muir and two...
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Rights for Indigenous People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils consider how to fight poverty. In this global issues activity, students define indigenous communities and participate in an activity that requires them to allocate funds to end poverty among the indigenous in Papua New Guinea.
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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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Breaking News English: Indigenous Amazon Rainforest Tribe

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Indigenous Amazon Rainforest Tribe learning exercise, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer...
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The Right of Indigneous Peoples in the United States

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sovereignty of U.S. Native American nations is the focus of a resource that asks class members to compare the Right to Self-Determination in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with a fact sheet that details the...
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Indigenous People Day

For Students 5th - 10th
Do you know why we celebrate the International Day of the World's Indigenous People? Did you even know we celebrate this day? After reading a short passage about this international celebration, scholars answer true or false questions,...
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The Children of Eric the Red Explore the West: The Norsemen Encounter Indigenous People of North America

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students read about Viking exploration and complete activities based on the Indigenous people they encountered. In this Viking exploration lesson plan, students compare and contrast stories, write a character sketch, and more.
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Lesson Plan on Indigenous Children

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore indigenous, traditional and tribal cultures--their rights, protections by law, and obstacles as a people. In groups, they form their own activist groups to contribute to the global effort to preserve indigenous cultures.
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Studying the Diets of Indigenous People

For Students 7th - 8th
For this studying the diets of indigenous people worksheet, students read the passage and answer 6 questions that are matching, multiple choice, choosing words unscrambling words, and research topics.
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Respect for All Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ten percent of the world's forest carbon stores exist on the 18 percent of land legally owned by indigenous people. The first lesson in a series of four discusses the way different groups of people treat the land and forests. Scholars...
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Rhythm in a Box: The Story of the Cajon Drum

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the rich cultural traditions and remarkable ingenuity of indigenous people and African slaves by learning about one of the most popular percussion instruments in the world today.
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Recording a Dying Langauge

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is there value in preserving indigenous languages that are almost extinct? That's the question posed to viewers of a short film about the attempt of one Native American woman who is creating a dictionary for Wakchumni, the language of...
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The Music of Other Cultures

For Teachers 7th
Make your class musically and culturally literate. They'll listen to and discuss three types of music styles indicative of three different cultures. They'll identify characteristics and instruments used in western, traditional, and...
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Ecuadorian Highlands Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Indigenous peoples resided in the highlands of Ecuador as far back as 5,000 B.C. To learn about the lives of these people, class pairs research the farming and the building methods, the arts and crafts, and the beliefs of the early...
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Mapping the Americas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
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Indigenous People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine what foods are indigenous to America and how Western European expansion impacted indigenous communities. They identify indigenous foods that they themselves eat, and label maps and identify ethnic groups in the Americas.
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From the Land, Of the Land: An Interdisciplinary Lesson on Indigenous People

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the concept of indigenous people then write a diamante poem about them. They research online and use an online poem tool to create their poem.
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Genographic's Legacy: Preservation and Projections

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the legacy they might leave behind in perservation of documents and artifacts. Using the internet, they discover ways in which this project is impacted by technological advancements. They role play the role of...
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Frieze Design in Indigenous Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students describe Frieze designs using the work of indigenous people.  In this math lesson, students create 7 frieze designs using different patterns.  They create one row of repeated art and repeat this 7 times over to show examples of...
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Indigenous Cultures Change Over Time

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research and take notes while viewing a video on the Navajo Indians. In this Indigenous people lesson, 4th graders use the notes they've taken to compare and contrast the Navaho tribe to other Indigenous tribes. Students...
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Impact of the California Missions on Native Americans

For Teachers 4th Standards
While the Spanish claimed to bring civilization to California indigenous peoples, in reality, they also brought violence and forced assimilation to European values. Primary sources, such as the reports of Catholic priests and Europeans...

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