In this article, it talks about how north america used to be very diverse in cultures and languages.But now many tribes have been restricted to reservations. There are many disappearing languages that people are trying to save.
This article talks about how it is important to protect the native american culture."Access to and usage of these cultural resources, as well as public awareness and understanding of Native cultural practices and traditions, are integral to the preservation of Native lifeways and the unique contribution they make to our nation." They also talk about how some acts were passed to protect their customs. We developed many of our ways from the native americans and how they made important contributions to our way of life.
This article says that November was declared national native american month. They say that they made the decision in order to "preserve the Native American culture and to celebrate the history of a minority that is too often overlooked in American society". They want more universities to participate in this to raise awareness.
In this article, it talks about how people think learning about native americans and the history is important and should be taught at universities. They started a celebration called "We are still here" that shows that there are still native americans and that the culture and history should be preserved.“The idea that native people are here in these numbers and yet not seen and not the center of the attention of education is a great mystery still".
In this article, "OU initiatives aim to preserve Native American cultures, languages" it talks about how a school in Oklahoma, OU is trying to preserve the Native American culture. They talk about how in Oklahoma there are 39 Native American Tribes and how the school was trying to do activities and fundraisers to try to save the Native American culture.It also talks about how they are trying to preserve the music and the drum and that it brings them together as a community.
My project is about preserving the Native American culture. This includes their language, food, religion, customs, etc. I believe that UNESCO should fund my project because it is important to preserve their culture and lifestyle, because they make contributions to our nation. I live in America, where there are many Native American tribes and we are living in spots where there could've been living before us. We inherited some of their traits and ways of life. We should preserve that because it is part of our history and should not be forgotten. Native American culture is being affected by popular culture and globalization because many kids are being taught only english, and many native american languages are forgotten.