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Native Knowledge 360° Education Initiative
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In the Spotlight
Explore some of the newest NK360° resources for teachers and students!
Guide to Disciplinary Connections & Classroom Applications
For teachers: Find practical, standards-based ideas for connecting the NK360° Essential Understandings to your teaching practice.
Teacher Workshop Series | Indigenous Women: Artists and Activists
For teachers: Learn about the intersection of Indigenous women artists and activism in a multi part professional development series from NK360°.
The Trouble with History
For students: Watch this animated short video about the knowns and unknowns of the "sale" of Manhattan from the perspective of both Dutch and Lenape traders.
Featured Teacher and Student Programs
Indigenizing Hip-Hop
August 12, 2022

Learn how Native youth are melding hip-hop with Indigenous beats and rhymes to construct their own narratives and create social change.

This program is generously supported by The Coca-Cola Foundation.

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Summer Webinar Series | Tribal Sovereignty: Why it Matters for Teaching and Learning about Native Americans
July 20–21, 2022

This free, two-part webinar series is for education professionals grades 4–12, looking for a content-rich professional development experience that provides foundational knowledge about tribal sovereignty in the United States.

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Teacher Workshop Series | Life Along the River: The Pamunkey Indian Tribe of Virginia
July 26, 2022

This two-part workshop series is designed to introduce teachers to a new digital storybook for 4th and 5th graders that explores the history and contemporary lives of the Pamunkey peoples.

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Sunset on the Pamunkey River. Photograph by Ethan Brown (Pamunkey), 2020, courtesy of Ethan Brown.

2022 Indigenous Peoples' Day Teach-In Series: Treaties and Sovereignty
October 1, 2022

Workshops will feature classroom resources from the NMAI's online education portal Native Knowledge 360° and the Zinn Education Project. The teach-in will be held online via Zoom.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Native Americans
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