Rethinking Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month

Open to: All teachers, recommended for K-8 and social studies teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian is holding a foundations workshop to support your teaching of Thanksgiving and indigenous peoples’ history and culture. Guest educator and storyteller, Perry Ground (Onondaga Nation) will share his Native perspectives on giving thanks and guide you through the history and myths associated with the national holiday. Learn culturally appropriate ways to approach the study of diverse American Indian cultures in the classroom.

Event date: Thursday, November 1, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Location: National Museum of the American Indian–New York, iAC Education Classroom, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004.

Registration date: Rolling until full. 

Take action: Check out the website and register to attend.

For more information: Contact Joy Liu by email  liuj@si.edu or phone: 212-514-3710.