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In the Spotlight
Giving thanks is a longstanding and central tradition among most Native groups that is still practiced today. Learn about different thanksgiving traditions among Native people. If you teach about the “First Thanksgiving,” use these resources and more to present the history more accurately and with Native perspectives.
Giving Thanks: Session One
Watch this recorded webinar and incorporate strategies for teaching more complete narratives about Thanksgiving.
Giving Thanks: Session Two
Learn about the Haudenosaunee peoples, examine their Thanksgiving Address, and gain ideas for rethinking educational experiences about giving thanks.
Rethinking Thanksgiving Celebrations
Use this guide to help address inaccurate and incomplete narratives about Thanksgiving.
Featured Teacher and Student Programs
(Re)Telling the American Story

In this episode of the Youth in Action: Conversations about Our Future series, hear from Native youth who are actively reshaping the American story.

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