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Indigenous peoples in the modern world: A call to end colonial misconceptions and racial stereotyping – National Museum of the American Indian

In the Washington Post [22 November 2017], Kevin Gover, director of the museum, deals with five popular misconceptions about Native America | Read the full story here >> Thanksgiving recalls for many people a meal between European colonists and indigenous Americans … Continue reading

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Tip | Explore resources for the classroom and tribal Museums: The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) – Washington D.C.

  Do you hope to visit the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., or New York? Would you like to learn more about Native American traditions, history, and contemporary issues, or explore resources for the classroom? You’ve … Continue reading

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Providing unique learning experiences: the family-friendly imagiNATIONS Activity Center of the National Museum of the American Indian – Washington DC

Open every day, the interactive, family-friendly imagiNATIONS Activity Center provides visitors of all ages with a multitude of unique learning experiences. Native peoples have always used the natural environments around them to meet their needs, and today many of their … Continue reading

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Use of the body to communicate and tell stories – The National Museum of the American Indian in New York

October 6, 2012–October 8, 2017 The National Museum of the American Indian in New York Consistent across time and cultures is the use of the body to communicate and express—to tell stories, participate in the cycles of nature, mourn, pray, … Continue reading

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“Who is Indian, and what makes a person an Indian?”: Questions debated among members of 565 recognized American Indian tribes

by Dennis Zotigh January 26, 2011 | Read the full post in Beyond FAQ: Let’s talk >> My answer? There are many definitions of who is an Indian. As a starting point, “Indian” is a misguided label that spread through Europe … Continue reading

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