Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In

October 1 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT)

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and Teaching for Change will host an online teach-in with a series of workshops and keynote speaker, Rebecca Nagle.

Workshop on Indigenous Central America

Teaching Central America program specialist Jonathan Peraza Campos will lead a workshop that will provide teachers with strategies and resources for introducing the Quiche Maya ancestral story in their classrooms. Participants will explore the Popol Vuh, the Maya origin story, which highlights the importance of corn and nature to the Maya and other Indigenous communities throughout Central America. Connections will be made to Indigenous communities and the challenges they face today.

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