Lessons, Activities, and Resources for Exploring Native American Cultures
November is Native American Heritage Month and Alaska Native Heritage Month. Historians estimate that the population of the Western Hemisphere prior to the arrival of Europeans ranged from 8 million to more than 100 million. Cultures varied widely from the Maya in the Yucatan Peninsula to the nomadic Plains Indians in North America.
Explore Native American cultures with the following lessons, activities, and resources compiled by Phil Nast for NEA.