Sunday, November 02, 2014

Website Review: Native American Heritage Month

The NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH website celebrates the culture and heritage of indigenous people throughout the month of November. This US Government website hosted by The Library of Congress includes a list of events held across the United States.

The About the Month page provides an overview of the history of the event.

The Exhibits & Collections page includes links to resources available at the Library of Congress, National Archives, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, and Smithsonian Institution.

The Images page links to notable contemporary and historical images. A Pinterest page is also available with photos.

The Audio/Video page connects to webcasts, musical recordings, and unique sound artifacts and stories.

The For Teachers page connects to lesson plans and instructional materials that could be used in conjunction with the month-long event.

This outstanding website is the perfect starting point for teacher librarians seeking library and classroom integration ideas for this special month.

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