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National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian
National Museum of the American Indian Robert Davidson: Abstract ImpulseThrough September 14, 2014—New York, NY Children's Festival: "Aloha Days at the NMAI"May 17 & 18, 2014—New York Symposium—Looking to the Future: The Life and Legacy of Senator Daniel K. InouyeMay 15, 2014—Washington, DC Hawai‘i Festival May 16-18, 2014—Washington, DC

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» Treasure Trove of 1960s Movement Photos Available Online and Free to Teachers Zinn Education Project Harvey Richards dedicated much of his life to shining a light on movements for social justice. He filmed and photographed the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, the early farmworker movement in California, peace protests, GI anti-war activists, and more. As is explained in his biography, “Harvey Richards went to the front lines of social conflict in the early 1960s when the struggles for justice were largely ignored and needed some good press. At first, Richards’ camera would be one of a small number photographing the picket lines. As more media arrived, Richards moved on to the next issue. “Richards had become a movement photographer after years of working as a machinist and as a merchant seaman.

Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum The Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum consists of a cargo truck outfitted as a replica of the trucks involved in a recent slavery operation (U.S. v. Navarrete, 2008), accompanied by displays on the history and evolution of slavery in Florida. The museum toured the state intensively for six weeks in the lead-up to the 2010 Farmworker Freedom March, and was exhibited in various cities in the Northeast in the summer of 2010. Since then, it has toured across the Southeast to many universities, churches, and conferences, bringing a new-found level of consciousness to communities about the history of slavery.

Electronic Texts, Primary Sources and Digital Libraries See Also: Archives & Manuscripts | Audio, Video, Multimedia | French Literature | History | Images | Literature | Magazines & Journals Looking for a particular title or author? Best starting place is the Online Books Page, John Mark Ockerbloom's index to full-texts on the Web with links to more than 30,000 books in various formats. ABU: la Bibliothèque Universelle - Over 288 searchable French e-texts, ranging from Balzac to Zola, listed alphabetically by author and title.

Native American Legends, Folk Tales, and Stories Native American mythology has a very rich cultural history of its own. In the telling of tales, many things can be taught or learned. This is one of the ways that many tribes kept their cultures alive; it was not just a collection of stories, but of their beliefs, their ways, and their lives. Many legends are still told; some old, some new, but all are part of the beautiful culture that the indigenous peoples of North America have had and still have.

Welcome - Early Canadiana Online Aboriginal Studies This collection of 900 titles relating to Canada’s early First Nations Peoples was published from 1558 to 1900 in a variety of countries (Canada, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States) and in a variety of languages (e.g. Micmac, Iroquois, Mohawk, Chipewyan, Nootka, Chinook, Ojibwa). Here you will find writings on: customs, folklore, spirituality, history, languages, treaties, battles, biographies, relations with the government, cultural assimilation, education, etc. Browse this collection » Early Canadian Periodicals

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket Aired: 08/23/201301:25:12Rating: NR The life, works and beliefs of the late writer and civil rights activist are recounted: what it is to be born black, impoverished, gifted, and gay in a world that has yet to understand that “all men are brothers.” James Baldwin tells his own story in this emotional portrait. KidZania Opens Their Largest and Most Comprehensive Edutainment Park in Mexico City - Entertainment Designer Posted by Staff on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 If you’ve been following us for a while, you might remember our article on KidZania Kuala Lampur. The edutainment theme park is part of the KidZania franchise, which now has 11 entertainment centers around the world.

The National Security Archive December 9, 2014 Torture Report Finally Released Senate Intelligence Committee Summary of CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program Concludes CIA Misled Itself, Congress, the President about Lack of Effectiveness. September 28, 2014 THE YELLOW BOOK Secret Salvadoran military document from the civil war era catalogued "enemies," many killed or disappeared. More recent items Native American Homes: Wigwams, Longhouses, Tepees, Lodges, and other American Indian houses There were many different types of American Indian houses in North America. Each tribe needed a kind of housing that would fit their lifestyle and their climate. Sponsored Links Since North America is such a big continent, different tribes had very different weather to contend with. Early Canadian Periodicals The Early Canadian Periodicals collection includes over 1,000 magazines, totaling over 65,000 issues. It covers a wide range of topics such as political satire, agriculture, religion, medicine and health, as well as many men’s, women’s and children’s popular magazines.

U.S. and World Maps and Puzzles - Free Maps That Teach Maps that Teach take advantage of the fact that geography is spatial. They also utilize the way kids learn best, by actively participating in their learning; learning by doing. As students assemble the maps, they build a permanent mental picture of their world. From Maps that Teach, a student will learn about the continents and where they are in relation to each other; the countries of the world, their capitals and major cultural landmarks, physical features; what is far and what is near. Ohio Local History Alliance Since its founding in 1960, the Ohio Local History Alliance (Alliance) has worked closely with the Ohio Historical Society (OHS). Both organizations share a common goal to encourage the preservation and the presentation of Ohio's heritage. Although separate organizations, they are joined by this common purpose and by the belief that through collaboration the two groups can be effective in meeting their goals. The staff of the OHS Local History Office administers and coordinates all Alliance programs. The Alliance, through its twenty-three person board of trustees, provides direction and oversight for those programs.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University The Schlesinger Library holdings date from the founding of the United States to the present and include more than 3,200 manuscript collections, 100,000 volumes of books and periodicals, and films, photos, and audiovisual material. Researchers travel from around the world to use the manuscript collections of Julia Child, the Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Maud Wood Park, and Betty Friedan or to examine comics like Ms. Marvel and periodicals like Bust.

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