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Native Knowledge 360° Education Initiative
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In the Spotlight
Looking to explore NK360° professional development opportunities? Start with webinars that examine tribal sovereignty and its importance when teaching and learning about Native Americans. View more recorded webinars.
What is Tribal Sovereignty?
Listen to award-winning journalist Rebecca Nagle (Cherokee Nation) explain tribal sovereignty and its importance today.
Why Sovereignty Matters, Part 1
Learn about sovereignty, including non-political components such as cultural autonomy.
Why Sovereignty Matters, Part 2
Learn about local-level actions by Native communities to affirm and exercise cultural autonomy and find NK360° resources that support teaching about cultural autonomy and tribal self-governance.
Featured Teacher and Student Programs
Educators' Open House: Games Bring Us Together
January 29, 2023

Did you know that Native peoples have long, rich traditions of game play throughout their lives? Join us in person in Washington, DC, to learn how traditional Native games support social and emotional learning, as well as physical and spiritual development. Let's play!

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Becoming a Native Knowledge 360° Educator: A Deeper Dive into More Complete Narratives about American Indian Removal
February 7, 2023

Learn about the online inquiry, American Indian Removal: What does it Mean to Remove a People and identify aspects of the lesson that show more complete narratives about the scope, scale, and legacy of American Indian Removal.

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Youth in Action | Reclaiming the Stage

Hear from young Indigenous actors and playwrights who are reimagining Native representation on the stage.

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Youth in Action | Native Civic Engagement

Join us in a conversation with Shandiin Herrera (Diné) and Isabel Coronado (Mvskoke Creek) to discuss the continued fight for reform to ensure the right to vote is accessible to everyone.

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