American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month

Who Were the First Settlers Where ASCI Serves Children & Families?

The approaching Thanksgiving holiday makes one think about the traditional story we are told in school about the pilgrims and indigenous people sharing the first Thanksgiving. A Second Chance, Inc. provides service delivery in…

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How to Honor Native Americans This Thanksgiving

The celebration of Thanksgiving brings a mix of emotions among Americans. What we once learned as children, as adults became a myth. Whitewashed accounts of the first Thanksgiving created harmful…

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Smithsonian Hosts 2021 Native Cinema Showcase

2021 Native Cinema Showcase Nov. 12–18, on demand Time: 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian brings its annual Native Cinema Showcase to online…

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Indigenous Peoples Day: Children’s Books Written by Indigenous Authors

Indigenous peoples have unique relationships with the land on which they have lived for generations. National Indigenous Peoples Day, celebrated on October 11, is a holiday that commemorates the original…

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Mental Health Resources for Black, Indigenous and Other People of Color

While there is no doubt that mental health issues impact everyone in all communities, BIPOC are under-treated in the mental health field. However, there are several growing resources tailored to…

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Join the #ICWAForFamilies Campaign!

As part of their ongoing effort to protect ICWA (Indian Child Welfare Act), NICWA (National Indian Child Welfare Association) has launched its #ICWAForFamilies campaign through Thursday, November 19! According to…

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Smithsonian Hosts Native Cinema Showcase

When? Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 7–11pm Where? Online Price? Free! The National Museum of the American Indian’s Native Cinema Showcase is a celebration of the best in Native film. For…

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Join Smithsonian Education for a Free Learning Event on Native Culture

Join Smithsonian Education for an online exploration into American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month! They will go live via YouTube on November 19 at 11 a.m. You can click…

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