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Minitex News articles tagged with "Indigenous Representations" (12):

A graphic with various elements with the text "The First Thanksgiving"

Thanksgiving: An enduring yet evolving American tradition

Nov 16, 2023

Using eLibrary Minnesota, let’s delve into Thanksgiving's rich history and evolution, from the experience of the Wampanoag to the holiday’s emphasis on unity, gratitude, and the pursuit of a better life.
Indigenous man with feathered headdress and multiple white beaded necklaces

New release of PebbleGo Next Indigenous Peoples’ History

Sep 13, 2023

Part of eLibrary Minnesota, Indigenous Peoples’ History by PebbleGo Next, offers a digital collection of over 50 articles for 3rd-5th grade learners, ensuring that educators have the essential resources needed to deliver thoughtful, accurate, and engaging lessons on this important topic
Close up of a youth's face with the earth appearing over their shoulder

Ebooks MN Highlight: This place: 150 years retold

Jul 19, 2023

One of the more popular graphic novels in Ebooks Minnesota, "This place: 150 years retold," receives high ratings across the board.
We are grateful: Otsaliheliga

eReadalong ebook: We are grateful: Otsaliheliga

Oct 19, 2022

Ebooks Minnesota features an award-winning eReadalong book, We are grateful: Otsaliheliga, by Traci Sorell, a citizen of the Cherokee nation.  An eReadalong is an ebook fully integrated with high-quality audio production and is delivered through a streaming process.
The cover of "Songs from the Loom: A Navajo Girl Learns to Weave," by Monty Roessel. The cover features an image of a child weaving with the help of an older woman.

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day with Ebooks Minnesota

Oct 7, 2022

Ebooks Minnesota includes 28 high-quality titles in its Indigenous Representations featured group. This collection is an excellent resource for any classroom or family looking to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day by learning more about contemporary Native American life, as well as its history.
Understand Native Minnesota podcast

Understand Native Minnesota podcast available

Jul 7, 2022

You may have heard recently of the research report, "Restoring Our Place: An analysis of Native American resources used in Minnesota's classrooms." Access to the most recent Understand Native Minnesota podcast is now available.
The cover of a book called "We are Water Protectors."

Campaign to give teachers resources to expand indigenous curriculum

Jun 27, 2022

A recent Minneapolis Star Tribune article details a report commissioned by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community that found "most K-12 Minnesota teachers don't have the confidence or tools needed to teach about Native Americans -- and that the resources available vary widely in quality." Newly added works in Ebooks Minnesota are well suited to help fill the gap.
The Bonesetter's Daughter

Classics and AP English reads added to Ebooks Minnesota

Jun 1, 2022

We're happy to share that twenty-five titles for AP English Literature readers have been added to Ebooks Minnesota along with MARC records.
The cover of "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States."

Ebooks MN adds titles around Indigenous Representations curriculum

May 19, 2022

Ebooks Minnesota has recently added Indigenous Representations titles aligned to Minnesota education standards and English Language Arts benchmarks.
A photo of Dr. Debbie Reese.

American Indians in Books for Children and Teens event

Oct 26, 2021

Dakota County Library is hosting a live virtual program with Dr. Debbie Reese as part of their upcoming Native American and Indigenous series. Dr. Reese’s live virtual presentation will be entitled American Indians in Books for Children and Teens and is scheduled for Monday, November 8 at 7 pm.