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United States Mint Unveils 2020 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

October 5, 2019 - ANCHORAGE – United States Mint (Mint) Chief Administrative Officer Patrick Hernandez unveiled the reverse (tails) design for the 2020 Native American $1 Coin today during the Alaska Native Brothers and Alaska Native Sisters Convention at Alaska Pacific University. The theme...

2020 Native American $1 Coin

November 7, 2019 - The theme of the 2020 Native American $1 Coin design is Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Law. The first anti-discrimination law in the United States, prohibiting discrimination in access to public accommodations, was passed in the Alaskan territorial government in...

2019 Native American $1 Coin

July 1, 2019 - The theme of the 2019 Native American $1 Coin design is American Indians in the Space Program. Native Americans have been on the modern frontier of space flight since the beginning of NASA. Their contributions to the U.S. space program...

Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018 - Why Thanksgiving? Many cultures and communities around the world set aside a day to give thanks. In the United States, the first Thanksgiving was in 1621 when the Puritans, later called Pilgrims, arrived in Massachusetts. Since they arrived in December,...

2018 Native American $1 Coin

December 4, 2018 - James Francis “Jim” Thorpe (1888-1953), was born near Prague, Oklahoma, in what was then Indian Territory. Raised in the Sac and Fox tribe, he was given the native name Wa-Tho-Huk, meaning “Bright Path.” Jim Thorpe became possibly the most versatile...

Native American $1 Coin Lesson Plans

May 30, 2018 - The Native American $1 Coin Program brings the history of Native Americans to life. Slated to last at least as long as the 10-year Presidential $1 Coin Program, a series of designs will be released, one each year, depicting Native American...