Resources for Native American Heritage Month

Posted by Pulitzer Center on November 16, 2021

November is Native American Heritage Month! Center the voices and experiences of Indigenous Americans in the classroom this month and beyond by sharing some of the following resources with your students:

Stories from Native American communities:

  1. The History of Pandemics in Indian Country” [Audio, Text]
  2. Big Oil’s Big History: Black and Indigenous Climate Histories and Futures on the Louisiana Coast” [Text]
  3. Treaties Between the U.S. Government and Native Nations: A Primer” [Video]
  4. Alaska Natives on the Front Line: Hunting & Whaling Practices” [Audio]
  5. Radio Indígena Informs Indigenous Farmworkers, Seeks Justice Amid COVID-19 Pandemic” [Photo, Text]

Lesson plans featuring stories from Native American communities:

  1. Narratives of Native Nations: Indigenous Communities in the News
  2. The Navajo Times: The People’s Newspaper
  3. Using Oral History in Reporting

Click here to host a virtual visit with a journalist who can share stories from Native American communities.

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