Unit 4 Destination Reflection - Lummi Nation

Please open this on-line resource: http://www.native-languages.org/states.htm, which shows the pre-contact homelands of the Native Nations in what is now the United States.

Please click on your own state, and take note of which Nations were living in the area you now inhabit. You can also use the links on this resource to visit the current websites of many of the Native Nations’ tribal governments, and learn more about their history and contemporary lives.

  • What feelings arise for you in seeing a familiar landscape peopled with names that may be unfamiliar to you?
  • Do they alter the way you think about the place you live? If so, in what way?
  • Do you know anything about the current life of these communities in your home state and their struggles? Have you had experience working alongside them in the past, or can you imagine ways to become an ally going forward?


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