Native American

Joseph, Chief Hinmton Yalaktit

Profile. Chief Joseph Hinmton Yalaktit (1840—1904), a Nez Percé Indian chief in what is now northeastern Oregon.
Time Periods: Colonization: 1492 - 1764, 19th Century
Themes: Native American, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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Lucy Gonzales Parsons

Profile. By William Loren Katz. Lucy Gonzales Parsons (c. 1853 – March 7, 1942) was a labor organizer and orator.
Time Periods: 20th Century
Themes: African American, Labor, Native American, Women's History
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Native American Activism: 1960s to Present

Overview of Native American activism since the late 1960s, including protests at Mt. Rushmore, Alcatraz, Standing Rock, and more.
Time Periods: 20th Century, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000, 21st Century, 2001 - Present
Themes: Climate Justice, Native American, Organizing
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1492-1992: The Legacy of Columbus

Audio CD. By Howard Zinn. 2011. 60 min. Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin on October 9, 1991, Howard Zinn challenges the myths of the Columbus legend.
Time Periods: Pre-18th Century, Colonization: 1492 - 1764
Themes: Imperialism, Native American
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A People’s History of the United States: Highlights from the Twentieth Century (Audio)

Audio. By Howard Zinn. Read by Matt Damon. 2003. 8 hours, 44 min. Audio book version of excerpted highlights from A People's History of the United States.
Time Periods: Colonization: 1492 - 1764, 18th Century, Revolution & Constitution: 1765 - 1799, 19th Century, Early 19th Century: 1800 - 1849, Civil War Era: 1850 - 1864, Reconstruction Period: 1865 - 1876, Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899, 20th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000, 21st Century, 2001 - Present, All US History
Themes: African American, Reconstruction, Asian American, Civil Rights Movements, Democracy & Citizenship, Immigration, Imperialism, Labor, Laws & Citizen Rights, Native American, Organizing, Racism & Racial Identity, Slavery and Resistance, Social Class, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, Women's History
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American Indians in Children’s Literature

Website. By Debbie Reese. Critical perspectives of Indigenous peoples in children's books, the school curriculum, popular culture, and society-at-large.
Time Periods: All US History
Themes: Education, Native American
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Americans Who Tell the Truth

Website. Portraits by Robert Shetterly and biographies of individuals who have taken a stand for justice.
Time Periods: All US History
Themes: African American, Environment, Art & Music, Asian American, Civil Rights Movements, Democracy & Citizenship, Disability, Immigration, Imperialism, Labor, Latinx, LGBTQ, Native American, Organizing, Racism & Racial Identity, Slavery and Resistance, Social Class, Sports, Women's History
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Oyate

Website. Reviews of resources about Native Americans.
Themes: Native American
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Dec. 25, 1837: Seminole Anticolonial Struggle

Africans and Native Americans formed Florida’s Seminole Nation and defeated a heavily armed U.S. invading army.
Time Periods: Early 19th Century: 1800 - 1849
Themes: African American, Native American, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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Dec. 28, 1872: Skeleton Cave Massacre

The Yavapai people's shelter of Skeleton Cave in Arizona was attacked by the U.S. Army, trying to force them to reservations.
Time Periods: Reconstruction Period: 1865 - 1876
Themes: Native American
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Dec. 29, 1890: Anniversary of the Wounded Knee Massacre (This Day in History) - “We Remember” poster by Bruce Carter | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

Dec. 29, 1890: Wounded Knee Massacre

A Lakota encampment on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation was attacked by the U.S. Army and close to 300 Native Americans were murdered near Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota.
Time Periods: Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899
Themes: Native American
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Feb. 27, 1973: Activists Occupy Wounded Knee

About 250 Sioux Indians, led by members of the American Indian Movement, converged on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, launching the famous 71-day occupation of Wounded Knee.
Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Democracy & Citizenship, Native American, Organizing
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