Nizhónígo Nee Ado’ááł (Have a beautiful day)

For Teachers teaching about Thanksgiving

The following resource may be useful for teacher planning to teach about thanksgiving.  It is an essay by Dennis Zotigh originally written for Thanksgiving 2011.

Smithsonian: National Museum of The American Indian (Classroom Lessons)

The museum provides a variety of materials for use in the classroom. All have been developed by the museum's education staff in collaboration with Native community members. These materials offer rich Native perspectives on the history and contemporary life of many different Native tribes. Although these resources are grouped by category, they often address multiple themes.

Performers tell stories through dance

"Stories through Dance" was featured in the Daily Herald. Read the story here:

Community increases high school's graduation rate to 92 percent

The Title 7 program was featured on KSL, Watch the video or read the story here:

We've added some additional resources on our "Teacher Resources" page. These resources were from an email specifically for Librarians, but also serve as a great resource for teachers. Hopefully you will find them useful to you:


Here is some information to help you with cultural sensitivity this Thanksgiving:

(Letter Attached as PDF)

BYUtv's Turning Point documentary spotlights Adopt a Native Elder Program's humanitarian efforts. This is one of Nebo Title VII service projects! You can watch the documentary online:

We also want to let you know that we are still actively supporting this program, right now we are collecting oatmeal and Spam for the elders. We will take these up with us to ANE Rug Show field trip on Nov 11. We all need to help support or Native Elders!


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