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National Museum of the American Indian "Giving Thanks" Teacher Workshop

  • National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC 20560 (map)

Giving thanks: including more complete narratives about Thanksgiving and Native People

Do you want to increase your confidence and ability to teach about Native Americans during the month of November? Learn how to teach the history of Thanksgiving in culturally appropriate ways, explore the Americans exhibition, and engage in take-away art activities in this hands-on workshop.

Participants will learn about some of the important food traditions of select Native communities and why giving thanks is important throughout the year with Elizabeth Woody, the 2016 Oregon poet laureate and an artist, author, and educator.

A catered Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe lunch, teaching poster, and additional classroom resources are provided for $20.00.

Email gokeyr@si.edu for information and to pre-register. Recommended for teachers grades K–8.

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