Monday, November 6, 2017

Citizenship Resources for Native American Heritage Month

VOANews: Native Americans Seek to Raise Awareness of their History

In 1990 then-President George H.W. Bush approved a resolution declaring November "National American Indian Heritage Month," and it's been observed ever since. VOA's Alex Yanevskyy visited the Museum of Natural History in Utah on a day when Native American heritage was being celebrated.

American English at State: Celebrate!

US Citizenship Podcast
  • Native American Tribes Puzzle 
  • A Citizenship Quiz in Honor of Native American Heritage Month (November)
    • A Second Citizenship Quiz in Honor of Native American Heritage Month (2017)
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    • 10 USCIS Civics questions focusing on Recent Native American History and Legislation (2016)

VOANews: Voice of America (These are recent stories; search for more stories and videos)
  1. All About America Blog: Stunning Photos Capture Native Americans in Early 1900s
  2. Are Federal Courts Harsher on Native American Offenders?
  3. Educators Try New Methods to Save American Indian Languages
  4. Goodbye Pocahontas: Photos Reveal Today’s True Native Americans
  5. Massachusetts Tribe Reclaims Language Not Spoken for Six Generations
  6. Mattaponi Tribe's Pow Wow a Time of Celebration & Giving Thanks
  7. Native American Journalists Debate Future of Media in Indian Country
  8. Native American Pow Wows Celebrate Patriotism, Unity
  9. Native American Rodeo: More Than Sport, It’s ‘A Way Out’
  10. Native Americans Call for Rethinking of Bering Strait Theory
  11. Native Americans No Closer to Learning Fates of Boarding School Ancestors
  12. Native Americans Seek to Raise Awareness of their History
  13. NEH Funds Native American Cultural Projects
  14. Separating Myth and Fact About Pocahontas
  15. Squanto: From Slave to Diplomat
  16. Rise in Hate Crimes Alarms Native American Communities
  17. This is America: Visiting Sacred Grounds in National Park Monuments
  18. US Rules Descendants of Cherokees' Former Slaves Have Full Tribal Rights
  19. Utah Monument Fight Reflects National Debate
  20. Water, Stone and History in Navajo Land
  21. Why Aren't More Native Americans Members of the US Congress?
  22. VOA News Videos About Native American Culture and News

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