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Native Knowledge 360° Education Initiative
Transforming teaching and learning
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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
Becoming a Native Knowledge 360° Educator: Telling More Complete Narratives about American Indians
December 6, 2022

Do you and your colleagues need foundational information when teaching about Native peoples? In this professional development session, educators will learn about the National Museum of the American Indian's educational initiative, Native Knowledge 360°.

Program Details

Youth in Action | Reclaiming the Stage

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

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

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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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