Native Americans

Lesson plan: After helping Pilgrims, today’s Wampanoag tribe fight for their ancestral lands

Lesson Plan

Have students examine current issues facing the Wampanoag people, the ancestors of the Native American tribes who welcomed and helped the Pilgrims. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Native American boarding schools and human rights

Lesson Plan

Students will examine primary source photos before and after learning about Native American boarding schools in the U.S. and the long-term effects of such policies Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Severe drought reignites conflicts over land and water use

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Discover how drought is causing rifts between two communities in the Klamath Basin Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: One Indigenous man’s journey in fatherhood, addiction and healing

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Listen to an Indigenous man’s story of healing, compassion, and the power of friends and family that helped him overcome his alcoholism, on this Father’s Day. Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Should national parks be given (back) to Native Americans?

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Hear a proposal to give U.S. national park lands to Native American tribes to manage, as part of reparations for a violent history of settling on their land Continue reading

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