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If you are looking for additional context to support a broader understanding of the historical, cultural, geographical, and literary references made in the “Living Nations, Living Words” project, we have gathered below some materials that may be helpful places to begin.
The Native Knowledge 360° is an initiative by the National Museum of the American Indian that provides various educational resources to support students and teachers in the study of Native American cultures, histories, and more.
A group of American Indian teachers and scholars who come together to support and develop papers related to composition, language, and literature and to promote positive and accurate representations of American Indian educators and students.
Announcement by the Library of Congress of the companion poetry anthology, “Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First Peoples Poetry" (2021), collected by Joy Harjo, which features each poem and poet from the project.