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Native American Heritage Month: The Power and Importance of Film | Multicultural Kid Blogs

Native American Heritage Month: The Power and Importance of Film

November is Native American Heritage Month and, for some, the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday has become an important opportunity to expand the canon, the stories, regarding Native Americans that are told, heard, shared and celebrated at this time.  Storytelling has been a part of human cultures since they began. In modern times, films are a prominent […]

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10 Fun Facts about Wampanoag Nation | Multicultural Kid Blogs

10 Fun Facts About Wopânâak (Wampanoag) Nation

November is Native American Heritage Month. It was picked to let us all think about how the Native Americans helped the Pilgrims survive. As a result, I thought we should look at the Wopânâak or the Wampanoag – the Native Americans who befriended the Pilgrims. Here are ten fun facts about Wopânâak (Wampanoag) Nation as

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Talking Feather

The Talking Feather: A Powerful Tool For Learning To Listen

RELATED POST: Native American Cultures: The Elders Are Watching What Is A Talking Feather? The Native American tradition of using a talking feather (or talking stick or stone) is just one example of the many cultures around the world that have developed wonderful tools that help ensure everyone has a voice in their community.  Although every

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Pow-Wow Drum to Make and Play

If you’ve ever been to a pow-wow or listened to Native American music, you’ve probably heard the great big sound of a group drum, called a pow-wow drum. Here’s a craft that will allow you to recreate the type of drumming done at pow-wows and get the experience of making that type of music together

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