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Native American Cultures and Clothing: Native American is Not a Costume

NK360° Helpful Handouts: Guidance on Common Questions provide brief introductions for teachers to important topics regarding Native American life, cultures, and communities. Native American Cultures and Clothing: Native American is Not a Costume addresses the use of "Native" costumes in and out of the classroom. Use this guide to debunk stereotypes of Native Americans and explore Indigenous clothing traditions. Culturally sensitive activities and resources related to Native clothing are provided.

Resource Information

grades   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
nations
Kiowa
subjects
Art, History, Social Studies
keywords
Costume, dressing up, Kiowa, headdress, mask, culturally responsive, culturally sensitive, Thanksgiving, project, play, theater, performance, stereotype, regalia, tradition, Halloween, Sacagawea, clothing, dress, Pocahontas, Lewis, Clark
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