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Black (African American) History
  ARTSEDGE: Themes: African American History
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/themes/
african-american-history.aspx
Learn about the African American experience through the arts — and discover the contributions of African Americans to the history and culture of the United States.
  BlackHistory.com - Celebrating Black History Month - Every Month!
http://www.blackhistory.com/
This site is the largest online encyclopedia and social network dedicated to Black history and culture. Users can browse our collection of African American profiles of the past, and interact with thousands of today's Black history makers.
  Black History Month  |  Literacy Calendar  |  Reading Rockets
http://www.readingrockets.org/
calendar/blackhistory/
This web page on the Reading Rockets web site celebrates Black History Month. There is information about authors and illustrators, recommended children's books, and activities.
  Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to Black History
http://www.britannica.com/blackhistory
Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to Black History provides significant milestones, examines the entirety of the African American experience, and celebrates the achievements of many individual African Americans.
  TIME for kids -- Mini-Sites - Black History Month
http://www.timeforkids.com/minisite/black-history-month
The TIME for Kids website celebrates Black History Month with articles about Black history and interviews with celebrities.
General Cultural Sites  
  Are We So Different? :: A Project of the American Anthropological Association
http://www.understandingrace.org/

 

"Race: Are We So Different" is an educational web site from the American Anthropological Association that explores race from three lenses: History, Human Variation, and Lived Experience. The RACE Project explains differences among people and reveals the reality – and unreality – of race.
  It's International
http://www.topics-mag.com/
internatl/center.htm
Learn about customs and traditions from around the world. 
Hispanic Culture  
  ARTSEDGE presents AmericArtes
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/
themes/latin-america.aspx
This site celebrates the arts of Latin America. There is information on the performing arts, the visual arts, people and places, and the literary arts.
  Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
http://teacher.scholastic.com/
activities/hispanic/
Learn about Hispanic history in the Americas, meet some famous Latinos, or play the Piñata Concentration Game.
  ¡Colorín colorado! -- Calendar -- Celebrations -- Hispanic Heritage Month
http://www.colorincolorado.org/
calendar/celebrations/hhm/

 

The Colorín Colorado salutes the rich history of Hispanic culture with games, books, activities, and fun! Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 to October 15, is a great way to celebrate a family legacy and expose students to world traditions. Resources that can be used all year.
  Hispanic Reading Room
http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/
This site from the Library of Congress that presents primary source material.
En Español
Native Americans
  Gathering of Nations
http://www.gatheringofnations.com/
front.htm
The site has information on one of the most popular powwows that is held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  National Congress of American Indians
http://www.ncai.org/
This web site has a Tribal Directory with links to to the tribes' web sites (if available)
  Native American Sites
http://www.nativeculturelinks.com/
indians.html
Has information on all things regarding Native Americans. Select Information on Individual Native Nations for an alphabetical list of tribes.
  Native Languages of the Americas: Facts for Kids
http://www.native-languages.org/kids.htm
Even though the emphasize on this site is language, there is more on this site than just information on native languages.  Over 30 tribal languages are listed with the alphabets and dictionaries.
 
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