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Alaska Native Knowledge Network – Traditional Health, Medicine and Healing

http://ankn.uaf.edu/IKS/health.html
This web page includes materials that describe traditional health, medicine and healing practices of Alaska Native people and their applicability today. There are also links to different organizations that support healthcare of Alaska Natives.

Library of Congress

  • 1492: An Ongoing Voyage

    http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/1492/
    This online exhibition describes both pre- and post-contact America, as well as the Mediterranean world at the same time. Compelling questions are raised, such as: Who lived in the Americas before 1492? What was the effect of 1492 for Americans throughout the Western Hemisphere? The online exhibit is divided into six sections and includes images of twenty-two objects from the original exhibit.

  • Immigration: Native Americans

    http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/
    presentations/immigration/native_american.html

    This presentation discusses the impact of European immigration to the North American continent on the Native Americans. At the end, there is a vocabulary activity to locate places based on the Native American names.

  • Native American Heritage Month – For Teachers

    http://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/teachers/
    This lists classroom resources on Native American topics from Library of Congress, National Archives, National Endowment for Humanities, National Gallery of Art, and National Museum of the American Indian websites.

National Archives: Archives Library Information Center – Indians/Native Americans

http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/native-americans.html
This page is a list of resources relating to Native Americans in American history. The links include NARA resources, National Park Service resources, digital collections, genealogical resources, historical background, laws and treaties, and tribal resources.

National Museum of the American Indian – Native Words, Native Warriors

http://www.americanindian.si.edu/education/codetalkers/
During WWI and WWII, hundreds of American Indians joined the United States armed forces and used words from their traditional tribal languages as weapons. This companion website to the traveling exhibition Native Words, Native Warriors features a presentation, gallery, lesson plan, and many additional resources.

PBS – Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey

http://www.pbs.org/wayfinders/
Through interviews, training sessions, archival images, and sailing footage, Wayfinders reveals how the legacy of wayfinding connects modern Polynesians to their past and helps them face the challenges of the future. This companion website to the film provides further exploration of the film’s major themes and subjects, as well as information about Pacific Island geography, culture, history, archaeology, linguistics and celestial navigation.