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View Resource Campfire Stories with George Catlin

Understanding the broad legacy left by various interpreters of the Native American way of life, such as artist George Catlin or the photographer Edward S. Curtis, can be puzzling and rather difficult at times. Drawing on the fine collection of paintings and sketches by Catlin held by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, this multifaceted online exhibit and educational tool offers interpretations...

https://2.americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/online/catlinclassr...
View Resource National NAGPRA

The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) is a Federal law passed in 1990 that provides a process by which museums and Federal agencies (such as the U.S Corps of Engineers) to return certain Native American cultural items, including human remains and sacred objects, to lineal descendants, culturally affiliated Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations. Given that...

https://www.nps.gov/nagpra/
View Resource NativeTech

Native Tech is an internet resource providing historical and contemporary information, including how-to's and references on indigenous ethno-technology and arts of Eastern Woodland Indian Peoples. The non-profit organization is "dedicated to removing the term primitive from discussions of Indian artifacts." Articles address topics such as Beads & Beadwork, Metalwork, Stonework and Tools, and...

http://www.nativetech.org/
View Resource Celebrations Mark Opening of the National Museum of the American Indian

NPR: Native Americans Gather for Opening of Museum [RealOnePlayer] http://www.npr.org/features/feature.php?wfId=3929554 Ottawa architect won't attend Washington opening http://ottawa.cbc.ca/regional/servlet/View?filename=ot_cardinal20040920 National Museum of the American Indian [Macromedia Flash Reader, Windows Media] http://www.nmai.si.edu/ Fast Facts: National Museum of the American...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/0924
View Resource PBS-Nova: America's Stone Age Explorers

This Nova website asks the question: "Who were the first Americans, and where did they come from?" The site was designed to accompany a Nova program about America's Stone Age Explorers that aired on November 9, 2004. The site provides a transcript of the program; a brief article discussing the disappearance of many large mammals around 13,000 years ago; a photographic exhibit of 10...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/stoneage/