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Native American Heritage Lessons

Photo of the Lesson plan of Bessie Coleman from Women in Aviation Volume I

This page helps educators highlight the aerospace/STEM achievements of Native Americans. There are many resources available for educators on this topic.

Bessie Coleman, pictured, was both the first African American woman and the first Native American woman to be a pilot. Her story is featured in Lesson Three in Civil Air Patrol's curriculum booklet, Women in Aviation Volume I. Click the link below to view the full lesson, and visit the resources in the right column on this page for lessons highlighting Native American Heritage.

Civil Air Patrol Native American Heritage Lesson
Pilot Bessie Coleman Women in Aviation, Volume I, Chapter 3


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