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American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving

This teaching poster, designed for educators and students grades 4–8, examines the deeper meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday for American Indians through the themes of environment, community, encounters, and innovations. Appropriate for use at any time during the year, the poster includes information that is essential to understanding and teaching about American Indians along with compelling images and ideas for classroom activities.

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grades   4 5 6 7 8
featured nations
Haudenosaunee, Hupa, Inupiaq, Lakota, Muscogee, Navajo, Pueblo, Tohono O'odham, Wampanoag, Yakama
English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
Artic/Subarctic, Eastern Woodlands, North America, Northeast, Northwest Coast, Southeast, Southwest