Native American Heritage Month- An Introduction to Heroes and Tribes

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November is Native American Heritage Month! This month is dedicated to recognize the contributions, achievements, and sacrifices of Native American people, and this resource can help you do just that!

There are 55 Slides of information to help you bring accurate information and resources about Native American heritage into your classroom. This resource includes teaching tips, teacher resources, vocabulary words, book recommendations, and 22 Native American heroes and their tribes.

There is one hero for each day of the month! Use this Google Slide resource to introduce one hero and tribe a day or to use as a starting point for research projects.

The included heroes and tribes are:

  • Ben Nighthorse Campbell- Northern Cheyenne
  • Black Hawk- Sac & Fox 
  • Charlene Teters- Spokane
  • Crazy Horse- Lakota
  • Dave Anderson- Choctaw and Chippewa
  • Deb Haaland- laguna Pueblo
  • Geronimo- Apache
  • Jim Thorpe- Sac & Fox and Potawatomi
  • John Herrington-Chickasaw
  • Lozen- Apache
  • Maria Tallchief- Osage
  • Mary Brave Bird- Lakota
  • Mary Youngblood- Seminole and Aleut
  • Sacagawea-Shoshone
  • Sarah Winnemucca- Paiute
  • Sequoyah- Cherokee
  • Sharice Davids- Ho-Chunk 
  • Sitting Bear- Kiowa
  • Susan La Flesche Picotte- Omaha
  • Tecumseh- Shawnee
  • Will Rogers- Cherokee
  • Wilma Mankiller- Cherokee
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56 pages
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1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.


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