Cohosted by experts from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, this webinar will delve into the ways American history instruction often fails to acknowledge—and contributes to—the erasure of Indigenous stories and perspectives. Join us and you’ll learn about critical historical events, as well as cultural and societal contributions of Indigenous peoples past and present. You will also examine common misconceptions and stereotypes and gain resources for teaching a more complete history.
Produced by the Council for Interracial Books for Children and Rethinking Schools
From the people who brought you Rethinking Columbus…Narrated by Native American children, Unlearning “Indian” Stereotypes is a multimedia DVD. It teaches about racial stereotypes and provides an introduction to Native American history through the eyes of children. Included are teaching ideas, lessons, valuable photo images for classroom use, and resources.
PBS 5-part series on the five indigenous tribes of the Great Basin Region we now call Utah. Learn about the indigenous Paiute, Goshute, Navajo (Diné), Northwestern Shoshone & Ute peoples who have lived on the land we now call Utah for generations. Unprecedented collaborations between Native and non-Native filmmakers place native voices at the heart of five heartbreaking yet inspiring stories.