Education Resources

Lessons for Deeper Learning

Online education resources help students dive deeper into the art, history, and cultures of the American West and Indigenous Peoples of North America. Use them to help prepare for a visit to the museum or to extend the lesson afterward. Download these resources to use in your classroom today.

Teacher Resource Guide

Mihtohseenionki Resource

Use this resource to add depth to learning about the Native Peoples of the Indiana region past and present. This resource is broken up in 6 parts.

Western Family Experience Resource

Western Family Experience

Learn the history of the artists and stories that inspired the R.B. Annis Western Family experience.

Jingle Rails Resource

Jingle Rails

Get background information about the geography and history of the locations of the American West. Newly updated curriculum in 2019.

Teacher Resource Guide

Miami Greeting (MP3)

Use this audio resource to hear, learn, and practice the traditional Miami greeting with this link.

Teacher Resource Guide

Language Learning (MP3)

This resource breaks down the Miami language to help students and teachers understand phrases.

Helpful Links

National Museum Of American Indians

You won’t want to miss the Smithsonian’s museum dedicated to the history and culture of Native Americans.

Learning for Justice

This initiative supports educators who are committed to teaching diversity, equality, and justice.

Thanksgiving History Of Plimoth Plantation

Get the tools to teach your class about the history of one of America’s biggest holidays: Thanksgiving.

Take your lessons to the museum

Museum Info

Monday – Saturday:
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Noon – 5 p.m.

500 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204