Canku Ota - A Newsletter Celebrating Native America
January 8, 2000

Websites of the Week


 Do you love art? What were you doing on January 1, 2000?
Create an artwork showing your January 1, 2000 experience, then submit it to Y2KIDS ART for display in a world-wide art gallery!
Hugging Hands - the largest children's (kids) art museum (gallery) on the web
deadline: March 31, 2000


Our calendar system says the year 2000, but the Mayan and Aztecs had two calendar systems!
Maya calendar
Aztec calendar


Find out about health services and programs all over the country
AAP - Committee on Native American Child Health


Want to learn how to politely eat halibut heads? How about how to prepare an entire whale?
These recipes from the early 1900's will teach you!
Kwakuitl Recipes


Find out about your favorite movies and stars
The Movies and Ethnic Representation: Native Americans



If you were a slave, would you try to escape? Visit this interactive website to learn more!
The Underground Railroad @


"We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint."
Explorer Robert Scott, (found in his diary after his party froze to death in Antarctica.)
SLMS - Antarctic WebQuest


Read across America! Help the National Education Association tell the world about your favorite books!
NEA's Read Across America: Kids' Favorite Books Survey


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