Latino & Native American Cultural Resources – Arizona PBS LearningMedia

The Latino and Native-American community have a rich culture here in the Southwest, particularly Arizona.

On Arizona PBS Learning Media’s website, there is a plentiful amount of material on these communities, for both teachers and parents alike. All of the resources here line up with state and national standards.

Specifically, for resources on Latino culture, there is an entire page full of tools, such as educator guides, media resources, arts and artists, civil rights, and much more. It is a part of the Latino Public Broadcasting Education Collection. The LPB provides a voice to the diverse Latino community throughout the United States.


Pedro E. Guerrero Photography Workshop

This media gallery contains video clips from the American Masters and VOCES co-presentation of Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey. The videos are intended for use in a beginner’s photography workshop. See the support materials below for a sample photography workshop plan.

As Long as I Remember: American Veteranos | PTSD and Art as Therapy: Media Gallery

As Long As I Remember: American Veteranos examines the steep personal toll and enduring legacy of the Vietnam War on three artists from south Texas: visual artist Juan Farias, author Michael Rodriguez and actor/poet Eduardo Garza. Through their personal histories and experiences of these Chicano veterans, the film reveals the important role art plays in sorting their memories, celebrating their culture, and treating the long-term impact of their military experience including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Rebel: Loreta Velazquez Civil War Soldier and Spy | Lesson Plan: Hidden Histories

“What a woman may do if only she dares, and dares to do greatly.” — Loretta Velazquez

Rebel: Loretta Velazquez Civil War Soldier and Spy, the true story of Loreta Velazquez, Confederate soldier turned Union spy…


In addition, there is a page dedicated for the Native-American Heritage Collection.

The collection includes many valuable guides, such as clips and materials from POV | Up Heartbreak Hill, lessons on the Cherokee alphabet, dances and music, and much more.


Children and Families | Native American Civilizations | U.S. History

This mini-collection of photographs of Native Americans were individually selected from the prestigious Getty Images collections to help PBS LearningMedia teachers and students discuss Native American History. Visit our full collection of 150 images, all downloadable for classroom use.

 

Portraits | Native American Civilizations | U.S. History

This mini-collection of photographs of Native Americans were individually selected from the prestigious Getty Images collections to help PBS LearningMedia teachers and students discuss Native American History. Visit our full collection of 150 images, all downloadable for classroom use.

Native American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

 

Native American Heritage Month honors the indigenous people living in the United States before the arrival of the Europeans. In November, the United States honors and celebrates the customs and legacy of Native Americans.

 


The resources are labeled with the grade that is appropriate for teaching, so you will know exactly which resource fits your classroom or home.

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