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98th NCSS Annual Conference | 30 Minute Power Session

From Time Immemorial: Indigenous History, Cultural Sensitivity, and Children's Literacy

Fri Nov 30 9:00 am to 9:30 am
Room: 
Columbian, Concourse Level, West Tower
Subject: 
Global Connections
Learning cultural sensitivity begins early. Introduce students to North American indigenous peoples--First Nations, Inuit, and Métis--through thoughtfully selected picture books in a modern context to avoid stereotypes. Resources distributed.
Presenters: 

Amy Sotherden, Center for the Study of Canada, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY; Betsy Arntzen, Canadian-American Center, University of Maine, Orono, ME; Kyla Sweet, Center for Canadian-American Studies, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

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