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Six Suggestions for Teaching a Historically Balanced Thanksgiving

We’re not elementary school teachers (except Shannon, who actually has a BA in Education, and used to be an elementary school teacher), but most of us ARE Native American, so we compiled a brief list of recommendations for those of you who perpetuate Thanksgiving stereotypes and/or rely on Disney features for US history lessons. Please pass on to someone who needs it… Try to balance your historical frame of reference. Many people see Native Americans as existing only a “long time ago.” DO ... Read more