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Indigenous Peoples Day! (6-10)

Kelly Tudor
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(805)
Young students will learn about the holiday Indigenous Peoples Day in the United States through pictures, videos, and discussion. This class is taught by an Indigenous person.

Class experience

US Grade 1 - 4
I am a citizen of the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas. I have been teaching about Native peoples, past and present, for many years. My children and I have been hired at museums, schools, historical sites, and libraries over the years to teach students from pre-school to adult ESL, as well as teaching teachers how to accurately teach about us. I love teaching children about Native peoples. Truthful education about us is important and I love to help people of all ages learn accurate information. Indigenous Peoples Day is a holiday my family and I have spent years advocating for in several different cities and we continue to push for a federal holiday. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
The focus of this class is on the holiday Indigenous Peoples Day in the United States. Since it exists as a replacement for Columbus Day, we will briefly talk about why many Natives want to get rid of Columbus Day. There will not be much detail, but I will mention that he didn't discover the Americas, he did harmful things to the Taino, and many Natives died or were enslaved. It will all be kept simple and age appropriate. 
Depending on the children's book I read, it may include mentions of slavery, land theft, reservations, poverty, and harm by the US government. They are all brief mentions in a poetic style to explain how Native peoples have survived and persevered and are still here today. If you have any questions, please feel free to message me and ask. 
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(805)
I am Lipan Apache and a citizen of the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas. I am culturally intact, learning my language, and am active in my local Native community. I am raising my two children traditionally Apache. 
    I have noticed my whole life that... 
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per class
Meets once
40 min

Completed by 260 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 6-10
1-10 learners per class

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