Indian Education for All


PlaceNames project (University of Montana)

The focus of this curriculum is on building cross-cultural relationships between traditional Bitterroot Salish ~ Pend d'Oreille worldviews and science using Google Earth and tribal culture. Students explore their "sense of place" and come to know the seasonal round that frames a Salish ~ Pend d'Oreille worldview.

IEFA Curriculum Resources (Montana Office of Public Instruction)

A searchable databse of IEFA lesson plans covering health, language arts, math, science, and social studies for Kindergarten through grade 12.


Native Words, Native Warriors (National Museum of the American Indian)

A multimedia presentation and associated lesson plan and resources related to the military service of Native Americans during World War I and World War II. For grade levels 6 - 12.

Lessons of Our Land (Indian Land Tenure Foundation)

An interdisciplinary Indian land tenure curriculum designed to align with existing Minnesota state standards and is adaptable to include the history and culture of the region’s Indian nations.

American Indian and Indigenous Education Links (Northern Arizona University)

A listing of links to organizations, projects, and programs; children's books; curriculum sites, etc.

Digital History (University of Houston and collaborators)

A series of guided readings on The First Americans, including Correcting Myths and Misconceptions, Origins, Prehistoric Patterns of Change, the Cultures of Prehistoric America, Native America on the Eve of Contact, and Kinship and Religion.

Unlearning "Indian" Stereotypes (Rethinking Schools, 2008)

A multimedia DVD ($18.95 plus S&H) that teaches about racial stereotypes and provides an introduction to Native American history through the eyes of children. Additional teaching ideas, lessons and resources are also included.

Alaska Native Knowledge Network Curriculum Resources

Online resources, ANKN publications, a curriculum spiral chart, and a database of lessons and units searchable by content and cultural standards, cultural region, and grade level.

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