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Native American Heritage Month: Six Notable Names

November is Native American Heritage Month. I love learning about Native American cultures. One way to learn is through the people. Today I will share about six notable Native Americans that are featured on Tribal Nations Map, a website I discovered a few years ago.   Little Turtle (Mihšihkinaahkwa) Mihšihkinaahkwa, or Little Turtle, was born […]

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Honoring Native American Heritage Month with Kids

There are countless ways to honor Native American Heritage Month with kids. November is Native American Heritage Month! Disclaimer: Native American Heritage Month is a U.S. holiday. This post, which focuses on the original inhabitants of the U.S., is not intended to diminish indigenous peoples from other parts of the globe. We encourage you to

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Jingle Dress Dancing – A Beautiful Native American Tradition

If you have ever been to a pow-wow or seen an exhibition of Native American culture, you have probably admired the dancers and their beautiful regalia (traditional clothing). Although each tribe has its own unique dances, traditional clothing, and other special practices, there are some women’s dance traditions that are seen widely across the USA

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