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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

January 25, 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...

Sacagawea Golden Dollar Coin

May 22, 2017 - The Life of Sacagawea Sacagawea was the Shoshone Indian who assisted the historic Lewis and Clark expedition. Between 1804-1806, while still a teenager, she guided the adventurers from the Northern Great Plains to the Pacific Ocean and back. Her husband,...

2017 Native American $1 Coin

April 20, 2017 - The 2017 Native American $1 Coin commemorates Sequoyah, inventor of the Cherokee Syllabary. Introduction Sequoyah adapted writing to the Cherokee language by devising symbols for each syllable. His achievement is one of a handful of examples in world history regarding...

Native American $1 Coin Images

February 21, 2018 - News Image Library For more information on these coins, visit their Coins and Medals page. Are you interested in using images or designs of circulating coins? Please consult the United States Mint Circulating Coin Policy for more information. See also: Business Use Guidelines...