Native American Heritage Month


Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month – Rethinking Thanksgiving 

“Indigenous people have often been erased from the country’s historical record – a survey from the National Congress of American Indians found that 87% of state history standards don’t mention Native American history after 1900, while 27 states don’t mention Native Americans in their K-12 curriculum” – By Harmeet Kaur, CNN

November is Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate and learn more this holiday season to help commemorate the rich history, diverse culture, and vibrant traditions of our nation’s first people.  Learn more about how you can honor Indigenous Heritage Month: 


Sogorea Te’ Land Trust: 

Honoring Indigenous Peoples, NYPL recommended reading list:

An Indigenous People’s History of the United States (PDF):

Makamham – Ohlone Cafe: Cafe Ohlone — mak-‘amham/Cafe Ohlone (


On this day in 1865—two and a half years following the Emancipation Proclamation—the enslaved people of Galveston, Texas were finally informed that the American Civil

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