A National Education Initiative Framework for Essential Understandings about American Indians


This resource outlines vital concepts about the rich and diverse cultures, histories, and contemporary lives of Native Peoples. The framework is intended to lead students to new knowledge about Native Americans as historical and contemporary people with diverse cultures and roles, namely as diplomats and leaders, civic engineers, orators, scientists, agriculturalists, participants in global events, and much more.

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