More Than a Month – Indigenous Peoples’ Day
We are American History.
Seattle Public Schools strives to integrate Native past, present, and future into classrooms throughout the year. Below are the Indigenous Peoples’ Day recommendations for teachers and students and their families.
Indigenous Peoples’ Day & Native American Heritage Month Resources for All Learners
Circle of Stories Lesson 1 – 3 PBS Resource (It’s All About the Story, Our Small World, Record and Preserve Your Family Stories)
16 Famous Native American Actors, Politicians and Artists Today – Oprah Daily Article
Ichiskiin Stories and Videos – Mt. Adams School District & Yakama Nation
Native Cinema Showcase – National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)
Black Indigenous Youth Advancing Social Justice – Native Knowledge 360 (NMAI)
Recorded Student Webinars – Native Americans Today (NMAI)
SPS Teachers: Additional district-created lessons and resources can be found on our Schoology American Indian Studies Course Page.
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Toolkit – IllumiNatives
Project 562 – Changing the Way We See Native America
Northwest Treaty Tribes Magazine – Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
Our Existence is Our Resistance, October 11, 2pm – United Indians of All Tribes Virtual Event
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Festival, October 12 – 15 – Seattle Indian Health Board
Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Indigenous Knowledge in Higher Education – Seattle Central College
Monday, October 11, 2021 – 12:00 – 1:00 pm
President Joe Biden restores sacred Native American land. Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments will expand under a new presidential action.