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It’s the end of the week and that means that it’s time for the Freebie Friday. Today’s freebie is a video on how tobacco is considered sacred by most Native American tribes. The video talks about the way that tribes use tobacco and the reasons behind it. You can view […]

Freebie Friday: Tobacco is Considered Sacred by Most Native American ...



We had someone write us a harshly worded Facebook message the other day, excoriating us for using this image. They were appalled, apparently, that in AzTech – a series of games about Central American and U.S. Latin American history – we would include the conquistadors. Now, mind you, the game […]

How History Works


Hello everyone! It’s time for another Freebie Friday. Today’s freebie is related to our game Spirit Lake. The freebie is a link we like. The link we like is the Dakota-Lakota page from the Native-Languages.org website. Overall, the Native Languages website strives to preserve and promote American Indian languages. It […]

Freebie Friday: Links We Like, Native-Languages.org (Dakota-Lakota)


Happy Freebie Friday! It’s the first Friday of 2018, so welcome to a new year of Freebie Fridays. Today’s freebie is associated with our game Fish Lake and it is another photo of Ojibwa camp life. We previously shared a different photo of an Indian woman drying fish. Today’s photo […]

Freebie Friday: Man Mending His Canoe (historical photo)



sugar skulls dia de los muertos
Maybe you know all about the traditional Mexican holiday celebrating the “Day of the Dead.” Maybe you don’t. In fact, if you’re reading a piece titled “What is Día de los Muertos?” we’re going to assume you don’t know that much about the topic. Let’s start with what Día de […]

What is Día de los Muertos?





It’s Friday and that means that it’s time for another dose of the Freebie Friday! Today’s freebie is associated with our game Spirit Lake and it’s an authentic and copyright-free Native American photo. Our freebie is a historical photo of the census being taken at the Standing Rock Agency. In the […]

Freebie Friday – Taking the Census at Standing Rock Agency ...