Native American Heritage Month

Native American readingPlease join us in celebrating National Native American Heritage Month! It is an excellent time to take a moment and learn about the Indigenous and First Nations people of North America.

Click the links below to discover more about the wide array of cultural practices, historical narratives, and invaluable contributions of Native Americans. We welcome you to visit one of our 32 branch locations to learn more!

 

For more about Native American culture, contributions, history, and land, visit:

Native American Heritage Month: For Teachers: https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/for-teachers/

Native Land (digital map): https://native-land.ca/

National Museum of the American Indian: https://americanindian.si.edu/nk360/lessons-resources/search-resources

30 Stories for 30 Days: https://www.pbs.org/articles/30-stories-for-30-days-of-native-american-and-alaska-native-heritage-month

National Park Service: Indigenous Landscapes: https://www.nps.gov/articles/visit-indigenous-landscapes.htm

 

To learn more about the Anishinaabe (also known as Chippewa and/or Ojibwe) and the Dakota (also known as Sioux) of Minnesota, visit:

Explore MN: https://www.exploreminnesota.com/article/museums-historic-sites-share-american-indian-cultures

MN Indian Tribes: https://mn.gov/portal/government/tribal/mn-indian-tribes/

MN Historical Society: https://www.mnhs.org/fortsnelling/learn/native-americans

                                     https://www.mnhs.org/ojibwematerialculture

 

Library Books, DVDs, and Music: https://griver.org/new-best-fun/indigenous-peoples-day-0