K-12 Curricular Resources
Native Knowledge 360° | Smithsonian National Museum of the American IndianEducational resources, lesson plans, teacher training, and strategies to support positive change! Native Knowledge 360° is a national initiative to inspire and promote improved teaching and learning about Native America. #NK360
Resources: 2021 Indigenous Peoples' Day Curriculum Teach-In - Teaching for ChangeIndigenous Land: Stewardship, Relationships, and Responsibility Thank you for attending the 2021 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In. Below find resources from each session. For additional teaching resources, see the NMAI’s Native Knowledge 360° website and the Zinn Education Project’s Teach Climate Justice campaign. Keynote Making Land Acknowledgement Meaningful Native Voices in Children’s Literature Virtual Field Trip Demonstration: American Indian Removal … Continue reading "Resources: 2021 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In"
Education - The National Native American Boarding School Healing CoalitionUS Indian Boarding School History The truth about the US Indian boarding school policy has largely been written out of the history books. There were more than 350 government-funded, and often church-run, Indian Boarding schools across the US in the 19th and 20th centuries. Indian children were forcibly abducted by…
Bounty Teachers Guide IntroductionThis lesson introduces readers to the life of Raphael Lemkin and the impact of the massacre of Armenians on Lemkin’s thinking and his journey to coin the word genocide. It also traces his tireless effort to make genocide an international crime at the newly founded United Nations. The lesson examines the U.N. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, especially Article II; resistance to the convention’s ratification in the U.S. Senate; how settler colonialism can lead to genocide, and the impact of genocide on Indigenous peoples. Teachers will learn about an analytical framework that helps students discern different stages of genocide and find activities to deepen students’ comprehension of the challenge of proving intent when prosecuting genocide.