Native Americans

News Roundup: Congress reaches an agreement on COVID relief bill

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Congress finalized a deal on Sunday for a $900 billion COVID relief bill. Continue reading

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

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

Should some sports franchises change their names?

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After years of activist pressure, some sports franchises are formally considering name changes. Why do these name changes matter? Continue reading

COVID-19 adds to local concerns over Keystone XL pipeline

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson, learn about health risks that thousands of out-of-state oil workers may bring into communities along the Keystone XL pipeline route. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Covington Catholic incident through a media literacy lens

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Discuss media literacy strategies you can use when it comes to understanding current events and issues, including the confrontation between Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann and his classmates, and Omaha Nation elder Nathan Phillips on Friday at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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