Grades 3-6 | The Cranbrook Institute of Science presents Native American Treasures – Nov 12, 2018 11:10am EST

This program introduces the virtual viewer the diversity of Native American cultures across North America by showing outstanding examples of Native American artifacts from the Institute’s collection. From ancient Paleo-Indian spear points to 20th century art pieces, viewers will gain an appreciation for the innovations of Native Peoples, past and present, in every aspect of living from basic survival to artistic expression. These grade appropriate tours also touch upon the ethics of collecting Native American artifacts and how curators care for their collections.​

Grade Range: 3-6

Curriculum: History, Social Studies

Tags: Native American, history, social studies, Native Peoples

Grades 7-10 | The Cranbrook Institute of Science presents Native American Treasures – Nov 12, 2018 1:10pm EST

This program introduces the virtual viewer the diversity of Native American cultures across North America by showing outstanding examples of Native American artifacts from the Institute’s collection. From ancient Paleo-Indian spear points to 20th century art pieces, viewers will gain an appreciation for the innovations of Native Peoples, past and present, in every aspect of living from basic survival to artistic expression. These grade appropriate tours also touch upon the ethics of collecting Native American artifacts and how curators care for their collections.​

Grade Range: 7-10

Curriculum: History, Social Studies

Tags: Native American, history, social studies, Native Peoples

Grades 4-6 | Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum presents Seminole History and Culture 101 – Nov 13, 2018 11:10am EST

Come visit the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum to discover more about the Seminole people of Florida. A guide will share Seminole culture, past and present, from the immersive environment of our diorama-style exhibits. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and a Smithsonian Affiliate Institution, the museum offers a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity you won’t want to miss!

Grade Range: 4-6

Curriculum: History, Social Studies

Tags: history, social studies, Native Americans

Grades 4-6 | Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum presents Seminole History and Culture 101 – Nov 13, 2018 11:10am EST

Come visit the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum to discover more about the Seminole people of Florida. A guide will share Seminole culture, past and present, from the immersive environment of our diorama-style exhibits. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and a Smithsonian Affiliate Institution, the museum offers a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity you won’t want to miss!

Grade Range: 4-6

Curriculum: History, Social Studies

Tags: history, social studies, Native Americans

Grades 6-12 | The National D-Day Memorial presents “Tsaakʉ nʉnnuwee—We Made A Good Landing”: The Comanche Code Talkers and D-Day – Nov 16, 2018 10:10am EST

During World War II, the United States utilized Native Americans to create codes that the Germans and Japanese could not break. While the famous Navajo Code Talkers assisted in communication in the Pacific, Comanche Code Talkers were used for the European Theater of Operations. Fourteen of these code talkers landed on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944. Learn about their role on D-Day during this interactive session honoring the legacy of Native Americans in World War II.

Comanche Code Talkers Activity Package

Grade Range: 6-12

Curriculum: History, Social Studies

Tags: Native American heritage, history, social studies, World War 2, WW11

Grades 6-12 | The National D-Day Memorial presents “Tsaakʉ nʉnnuwee—We Made A Good Landing”: The Comanche Code Talkers and D-Day – Nov 16, 2018 12:10pm EST

During World War II, the United States utilized Native Americans to create codes that the Germans and Japanese could not break. While the famous Navajo Code Talkers assisted in communication in the Pacific, Comanche Code Talkers were used for the European Theater of Operations. Fourteen of these code talkers landed on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944. Learn about their role on D-Day during this interactive session honoring the legacy of Native Americans in World War II.

Comanche Code Talkers Activity Package

Grade Range: 6-12

Curriculum: History, Social Studies

Tags: Native American heritage, history, social studies, World War 2, WW11