NAAF staff, The Tohono O'odham Department of Education, and Healthy People Coalition members have selected a few resources for you to enjoy remotely!
Take good care, and if you have more suggestions, please let us know.
Tohono O'odham Language Resources
A collection of Tohono O’odham words, sentences, and phrases taught by Selina Jesus with O’odham and English definitions and pronunciations. These lessons are fun, quick and you will learn a lot!
Education (Sciences, Technology, Math & Language Arts)
This TOCC site includes K-12 education sources, audio books, arts and crafts, free magazines, test preparation (GED, AP, ACT and SAT) and virtual field trips!
PBS cartoon celebrating Alaska Native cultures, languages and stories [including Gwich’in, Koyukon, Dena'ina Athabascan, Tlingit , with STEM content. Website has activities, games, and full animated episodes.
Science website for ages 6 and up with hands-on activities, videos, virtual exhibits and introduction to all studies of science, from climate change to physics to zoology.
Well-Being and Fitness
Douglas Miles [San Carlos Apache-Akimel O’odham] artist, skateboard designer, filmmaker and founder of Apache Skateboards and Apache Skate Team features incredible film, art and skateboard knowledge
NB3 is an award-winning Native-led nonprofit founded by professional golfer Notah Begay III and dedicated to improving Native American children’s health. Videos, stories and inspiration for families and youth.
Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk and his nonprofit foundation fund community skatepark projects. Here is their conversation with Walt Pourier from Stronghold Society and Pine Ridge Skatepark for the Oglala Lakota Nation. Includes website for Wounded Knee Skateboards.
Gardens, Indigenous Foods and Sacred Geographies
Short interview with Jim Enote, a Zuni Elder, high altitude farmer and director of A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center at Zuni, New Mexico.
Jim Enote shares Zuni agriculture, geographic knowledge, and the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center. He challenges the idea of what maps are with real alternatives: art, Zuni place names, constellations, origins and ideas beyond a “piece of paper.”