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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples Day

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8 ways to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day with children  (T)
The United States, and many individual states, observe Columbus Day on the 2nd Monday in October, but a growing number of cities and states are refusing to honor a man who committed genocide. Instead, they are marking the date as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. There are many ways children of all ages can observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day. In this post, Rebekah shares 8 options that can be used with preschool, elementary, and middle school-age kids.

How to Support Indigenous People on Thanksgiving  (T)
A list of ways to focus on indigenous people while celebrating Thanksgiving; not geared toward children but includes some ideas that could be implemented with children.

Native American Heritage - Cultural Resources   (T)
Teaching with Historic Places lesson plans that help students celebrate American Indian heritage.

Native Americans/First Nations lesson plans  (Y,M,O,T)
An excellent selection of lesson plans from an archaeology website.

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