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All About the Holidays: Native American Heritage Month

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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. Part of the “All About the Holidays” series.

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Runtime: 1 minutes 28 seconds

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All About the Holidays
Episode 1
1 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Episode 2
1 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Episode 3
1 minutes 28 seconds
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Episode 4
1 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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All About the Holidays
Episode 5
1 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Episode 6
53 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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All About the Holidays
Episode 7
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Episode 8
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All About the Holidays
Episode 9
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Grade Level: 4 - 8
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All About the Holidays
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Grade Level: 4 - 8