Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
Education and Human Development
The lives and actions on non-Euro-American individuals have historically been omitted from the American narrative. My research exposes how historians have, over the past few decades, begun to study Native American women in ways that honor their diversity and participation in American History. I challenge historians that discredit native oral traditions, a method that has been used to suppress native histories, through an analysis of an Oneida tradition. Finally, I created a website to educate schools and teachers of the steps they must take to rectify the disservice textbooks and curriculum have committed against minority students. The inclusion of minority participation throughout American History education is crucial to build pride and confidence in minority students.
Krencik, Margaret E., "Native American Women Representations in American History" (2014). Education and Human Development Master's Theses. 528.