Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 10:05:51 -0600
Subject: ANN: Website -- America's First Nations NEH Institute for K-12

AMERICA'S FIRST NATIONS: American Indians in Social Studies Curricula is a
four week institute to be held at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, June

26 - July 21, 2000. It offers a wide-ranging opportunity for K-12 social
studies educators to strengthen their teaching about our country's First
Nations, the American Indians. Institute activities include hands-on
engagement ranging from ancient mammoth-hunting sites to a Fourth of July
powwow, First Nations' own videos, readings guided by well-known
researchers, and time to utilize archival and museum collections for
classroom curriculum projects. Institute co-directors Dr. Alice B. Kehoe,
Professor Emerita of Anthropology and Mark G. Thiel, C. A., Assistant
Archivist, each has extensive, long-term experience with Indian communities
and their heritage. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For further information and an application, please visit our Website at or contact us at
[EMAIL PROTECTED], 414/288-6083 (Stephanie Bjork), America's First
Nations NEH Institute, Marquette University Libraries, 1415 W. Wisconsin
Ave., P.O. Box 3141, Milwaukee, WI 53201-3141.

André Cramblit, Operations Director

The Northern California Indian Development Council ( )
NCIDC is a non-profit organization that helps meet the social, educational,
and economic development needs of American Indian communities. NCIDC
operates a fine art gallery and gift boutique featuring the best of
American Indian Artist's and their work, with emphasis placed on the work
of the Tribes of N.W. California.

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