Monday, November 21, 2011

History and the Headlines: Native American Heritage Month

Focus on Treaties for Native American Heritage Month

 During the month of November, the United States commemorates National Native American Heritage Month, which recognizes the rich culture and historical importance of the indigenous peoples who first settled this land. Many events taking place during National Native American Heritage Month, such as Minnesota's "Why Treaties Matter" traveling exhibit, honor the different tribes who have shaped this country while acknowledging the challenges that Native Americans have faced and their complex relationship with the United States.

Help your students test their knowledge of treaties and develop critical thinking skills with reliable reference content and primary sources that you have come to expect from ABC-CLIO. Content includes:
  • An insightful introductory Need to Know essay that provides an overview of the history and significance of the treaty making process.
  • A thought-provoking Examine section that tests students' knowledge of treaties and promotes critical thinking through primary source analysis.
  • Over 150 reference entries, primary source documents, and images that offer students a unique opportunity to enhance their understanding of Native American treaties.  
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