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Native People of Wisconsin
Native People of Wisconsin explores the Native Nations in Wisconsin, including their histories and cultural traditions. Readers will ...
Grades 3-5
Native Land Map
Discover whose native lands are found at a specific North American location using this interactive map. To use ...
All Grades, Educator
First Americans of the Great Lakes Region
This all-inclusive unit plan consists of five lessons on the study of the Indigenous people of the Great ...
Grades 9-12
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Social Studies teacher Paul Rykken says all subjects can be infused with American Indian perspectives

“Wisconsin is at the epicenter of Indian country…there’s an abundance of history there. If you’re going to teach the American story, this has to be included.”

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American Indian Studies in Wisconsin