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Teaching about North Carolina American Indians

Teaching about North Carolina American Indians

From the North Carolina Humanities Council

This curriculum guide is designed for K-12 teachers to inform and enhance teaching related to North Carolina’s America Indian tribes. Resources include best practices for teaching about American Indians, suggestions for curriculum integration, historic and contemporary visual resources, and lesson plans. The guide consists of culturally appropriate, tribally-approved information on all eight state-recognized tribes — the Coharie Indian Tribe, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe, Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, Meherrin Indian Tribe, Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation, Sappony, and Waccamaw Siouan Tribe.

This curriculum guide is drawn from a teachers’ institute curriculum enrichment project on North Carolina American Indian Studies conducted by the North Carolina Humanities Council. The teachers’ institute was funded in part by the Cherokee Preservation Foundation and the Ford Foundation. The project was made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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