Use these resources to provide a better understanding of North American First People’s Day celebrated the first Monday in October in Summit County, Ohio.

Resources are curated at the Sithsonian Learning Lab.

North American First People’s Day – Akron history, images, resources


Native Cultures and Peoples (of what we now call) Ohio – prehistory, historic, today


Essential Understandings about American Indians – Currated from the National Museum of American Indians


JVONAEC exhibit – Jim & Vanita Oelschlager Native American Ethnographic Collection at the University of Akron


The Portage Path – history, images, resources


Portage Path Collaborative – history, images, resources


Native Americans in the Media – history, images, resources


Life Along the Portage Path

Eric Olson The Captain’s Log Fall 2022 Special Issue

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