Grade 3

What is Native Sovereignty and Why Is It Important?

Historians look and listen closely. In this lesson, students will listen to two interviews to gather evidence to answer the mystery question: "What is Native sovereignty and why is it important today?" Students will be introduced to the concept of Native sovereignty by learning about life in the Onondaga Nation today. Then they will consider how land, history, and culture are important parts of sovereignty for all Native nations.

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