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Why Do We (Still) Celebrate Columbus Day?

In this lesson from Learning for Justice, students will address misconceptions they likely have about Christopher Columbus and the colonization of what is now the…

Why Local Elections Matter

In this lesson from Learning for Justice, students explore the ways that decisions by local government affect their lives. They’ll review research and data about…

Native American Pow Wow Lesson Plan

Lessons and resources to guiding your students through an interactive experience of learning about Native American culture through Pow Wows. Lesson plan built by Native…

Stepping into Selma: Voting Rights History and Legacy Today

Civil Rights Teaching Lesson by Deborah Menkart - This lesson invites students to step into the long history of the freedom struggle in Selma, introducing…

Tribal Sovereighty - An Inherent Right

Oregon Tribal History/Shared History lesson - In this lesson, students will learn about the unique government-to-government relationship between federally recognized tribes and the U.S. government.…

Resources focusing on Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples

(Educators of all grades) Indigenous Peoples' History free webinar on demand provided by Learning for JusticeCohosted by experts from the Smithsonian National Museum of the…