Category HISTORY HAPPENINGS
Bouts of extreme – (for the area – hot weather happens in North America in the summer (we’ve noticed) but isn’t too much of a problem unless those who live there aren’t prepared for it. In 1911, the people of America’s East Coast weren’t. https://www.history.com/news/heat-wave-1911-weather-insane
Kids can’t help but know about native residential schools now, so here are some books that might help explain the system and the long-lasting, generational, effects of it in ways they can understand. 4-7s The Orange Shirt by Phyllis Webstad Stolen Words by Melanie Florence When We Were Alone by David A Robertson 7-9s I […]
Father’s Day took a bit longer than Mother’s Day to get itself established, but dads now do have their day. https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/fathers-day Also: Happy Summer Solstice!
Question: Which British monarch gave the lands of Native Americans back to them? Answer: King George III. Albeit, not for long. https://tinyurl.com/yxbkfmck
Though the word holocaust is now most only thought of as applying to the twentieth-century Nazi annihilation of ‘undesirables’, there was a Native American holocaust, too. And it was way bigger. https://www.history.com/news/native-americans-genocide-united-states