Ah, November, the month of Thanksgiving, turkey dinners, and college football games. Yet centuries ago early American were establishing colonies, traveling over dangerous seas, and exploring the unknown. It's hard to think back a few hundred years and appreciate how our ancestors came to America and what they did to live in the New World.
This time of year not only do we mark the Pilgrims' milestone of thanks, but November is also Native American Month. Understanding the native inhabitants of America and their impact on the culture and heritage of the United State is important for your student to know. If you're looking for ways to teach your student more about Native American Indians, we've made a quick helpful list of website resources for you.
InfoPlease.com – Discover Native American Indian biographies, cultural issues, tribe and reservation listings, and quizzes and crossword puzzles.
Bia.gov – Visit the U.S. Department of the Interior to read about the history of the month and find important dates through history recognizing Indians.
Defense.gov – Read about American Indian veterans, find links to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service, and read about famous Native American Indians.