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Teaching Native American & Alaska Native Heritage Month

Grand Entry, Omaha Powwow Project Collection. American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Grand Entry, Omaha Powwow Project Collection. Courtesy of the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

November is Native American Month and Alaska Native Heritage Month. Estimates of the population of the Western Hemisphere prior to the arrival of Europeans range from 8 million to more than 100 million. Cultures were as varied as the stationary Mayas in the Yucatan and the nomadic Plains Indians in North America.

Explore Native American culture through the following lessons, activities, and resources compiled by Phil Nast for NEA.

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