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The Impact of Words and Tips for Using Appropriate Terminology: Am I Using the Right Word?

NK360° Helpful Handouts: Guidance on Common Questions provide a brief introduction to teachers about important topics regarding Native American life, cultures, and communities. The Impact of Words and Tips for Using Appropriate Terminology offers insight about terminology that is most appropriate to use when referring to Native Peoples. Use this resource to help guide respectful and informed conversations about diverse Indigenous Peoples.

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grades   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
subjects
History, Social Studies
keywords
Language, appropriate, appropriate language, correct language, Native American, American Indian, Indian, Indigenous, tribe, nation, terminology, stereotype, indígena, communidad, pueblo, first nations, Native Hawaiians, Native Alaskans, western hemisphere, terms, terminology, preferred terms, indigenous peoples, first peoples
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1: American Indian Cultures
There is no single American Indian culture or language.


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