Explore Native American Heritage in Georgia

This Native American Heritage Month, why not download a book from our collection on Overdrive and the Libby app or visit our American Indian History portal from Infobase to learn more about the first nations? While tribes in Georgia like the Seminole and Cherokee are widely known, November is a great time to learn about people like The Savannah River Band of Uchee,  the Timucua  or other tribes of the Southeast cultural area. Georgia is also home to many descendants of American Indians and African Americans, a heritage that is sometimes overlooked in classrooms.

For more local history connections to Native American History Month, use our American Indian History portal from Infobase to read about the landmark Supreme Court case Cherokee Nation v. Georgia and the subsequent political, cultural, and humanitarian fallout. Drawing from such reference sources as The Smithsonian's Handbook of North American Indians, citing sources from top University scholarly sources, and providing a long list of primary resources, Infobase American Indian History  is a great resource for learners at every level. Images and timelines can be embedded into presentations, and the biographies available of notable figures and current issues can provide a modern context for those learning about indigenous peoples.

Don't forget that all Infobase resources offer curriculum tools for avoiding plagiarism, evaluating online resources, writing a research paper and more. Looking for something for younger learners? Why not try an educational video? 

Tools for teachers, parents, and students are available inside all Infobase resources.