Native American Heritage Month
City Hall, San Francisco, CA 1997, Zig Jackson, via Library of Congress
Native American Heritage Month was first celebrated in 1990 by proclamation of President George H.W. Bush and was initially called “National American Indian Heritage Month.” Since 1994, each American President has issued a similar proclamation. The name has varied over time, including not only the above designations, but also National American Indian Heritage Month, National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month and American Indian Heritage Month.
- Books for Native American Heritage Month — See our Pinterest board for books by Native American authors and about Native American History and culture
- Native American Heritage Month Books for Children — See our Pinterest board for a list of childrens books by Native American authorsli>
- Native American Heritage Month — “The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.”
- Native American Heritage Month — For Native American Heritage Month 2011, the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education website celebrates 30 individuals.
- American Indian Heritage Month — Articles and features from InfoPlease
- National Museum of the American Indian — Online exhibitions and other resources from the Smithsonian Institute
- Native American History Month — A guide from the National Register of Historic Places.
- Circle of Stories — This PBS site uses documentary film, photography, artwork and music to honor and explore Native American storytelling
- The Wampanoag Homesite — An introduction and list of myths and misconceptions from the Plimoth Plantation website
- November is National American Indian Heritage Month — Lesson plans and activities to celebrate Native American heritage from the readwritethink Web site.
- Native Americans — A collection of primary source material, online exhibitions and other resources from the Library of Congress American Memory project
- Celebrate Native American Heritage — Lesson plans from Education World
- Native American Sites — A directory of websites and home of the American Indian Library Association Web Page, maintained by Lisa Mitten
- Techniques for Evaluating American Indian Web Sites — A useful guide by Elaine Cubbins