Friday, November 22, 2013

Introducing Native American Culture to Children at Natural Parents Network

I have a post today at Natural Parents Network about "Introducing Native American Culture to

That time of year has arrived. Harvest, turkeys, apple picking, pumpkin pies, and the story of the Indians and Pilgrims sharing the First Thanksgiving. It seems to be the only time of year we consider the historical or cultural impact "Indians" had on our lives: as a vague story of peace and harmony between the two groups who cohabited the area around Plymouth Rock. But, with November being Native American Heritage Month, more families are taking a closer look at the contributions Native Americans have made to our history and society.

Bringing the discussion of Native history to our conversations today can be a very
difficult subject to find reliable information on. There are books, crafts, movies, and
shows, all shaping the view our society has of what it is to be Indian. So, how do we
bring that discussion to our children, in a way that is respectful of true Native

Continue reading at Natural Parents Network

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