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American Indian Resource Library

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Native American Heritage Month – We Are More Than a Month

Welcome to Seattle Public Schools’ American Indian Resource Library! Our resources emphasize Native American, First and Alaska Native perspectives and boasts a growing collection of global indigenous resources.

Accessible to all SPS Staff: Search our online catalog to discover books and resources for elementary, middle and high school students.

Library Address:

American Indian Resource Library 
Meany Middle School Room #46, Mailstop CD-139 
301 21st Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98112

Visit our Follett/Destiny Discover Collections, ranging from commemorative months, regional books and resources, new fiction, current issues and more. This link opens in a new window.

Are you looking to diversify your classroom library? Peruse the American Indian Resource Library webinar series from 2021-22. There you will find themed book talks found within our collections for elementary, middle school, and high school readers.

Seattle Public Schools’ American Indian Studies – Since Time Immemorial webpage: Access Washington State tribal history social studies curriculum, lesson plans and continuous learning resources for teachers, families and students compiled by SPS’s Native American Education Curriculum Specialist.

Native Knowledge Resources

Explore this selection of resources focused on Native American and Alaska Native knowledge curated by SPS Native American Education staff. Our aim is to make it easy for teachers to integrate teaching about contemporary culture and people as well as Washington State tribal history with their lessons all year long.

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October 10 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day

View presentations from the October 1, 2022 Native Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) & Teaching for Change for a virtual Curriculum Teach-In

Learn More about Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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Lushootseed translation of "We would like to acknowledge that we are on the ancestral lands and traditional territories of the Puget Sound Coast Salish People"

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