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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...

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

December 4, 2018 - 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...