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During the past month, new information and activities have been added to the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site.  To help you learn "What's New for You," we've listed and linked these features below.

Coin of the Month

The 2010 Native American $1 Coin features the "Great Tree of Peace."  On the front of this coin, Sacagawea carries her infant son in a sling on her back.  The reverse features the Hiawatha Belt.

One of the figures on the belt is a tree known as the Great Tree of Peace.  The story of the tree is related in this Coin of the Month Article.

2010 Native American $1 Coin Reverse

You can find out more about why this design was created for this coin on the Native American $1 Coin page.

Native American $1 Coin
Program Lesson Plan

Download free lesson plans and access resource materials related to the new 2010 Native American $1 Coin.  The Native American $1 Coin Program brings the history of American Indians to life.


Making Cents

The winter issue of this "quarterly" e-newsletter has arrived to welcome in your new year!  This issue celebrates the new America the Beautiful Quarters® Program and other new 2010 coins, and features a brand new word scramble game based on the stories in Making Cents.

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Teacher Feature

Related to:  January Coin of the Month
Curricular Areas:  Social Studies, Science, Language Arts, and Art.
Click the title and check it out.

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