NEW DATE: Telling Native History through Primary Source: Michigan Indian History and Tools to Help Tell It

This workshop will bring awareness on the primary sources available to help teach native history, with a focus on Michigan Indian history. In addition, the workshop will coach educators on how to use these resources, which include handling sensitive topics and difficult stories, and where the primary sources can fit into classroom content.

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Tenets:
Supported, Healthy, Engaged and Safe

February 14 / 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Target Audience

Teachers grades 6-12, administrators, counselors, ISD staff, and support staff


Erin Hemenway, Anishnaabe Historian


Char-Em ISD Charlevoix

Learner Outcomes

Identifying primary sources for Native American history

Learning how to use primary sources in the correct context

Identifying sensitive topics and subject matter

Learning how to include difficult stories into historical curriculum and classrooms

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