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National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month 2017

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"The Congress, by Public Law 101-343, has designated November 1990 as "National American Indian Heritage Month" and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of this month. ... President of the United States of America proclaimed November 1990 as National American Indian Heritage Month...."   - George Bush

"The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise a general awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present, and the ways in which tribal citizens have worked to conquer these challenges..."  - National Congress of American Indians

To celebrate this month, our library presents the Reading List for National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage monthCome to see what Highline College Library has to offer by browsing our recommended reading list. You can also find these materials on our Recommended Reading display rack on the Plaza Level of the library. Please check them out and enjoy them!

 

 

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https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov 

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…

http://www.ncai.org/initiatives/native-american-heritage-month 

The National Congress of American Indians, founded in 1944, is the oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities…

http://www.indian-ed.org/ 

Tribal Sovereignty in Washington State Curriculum houses resources, materials, lessons, and entire units to support the teaching of tribal sovereignty, tribal history, and current tribal issues within the context of OSPI recommended units for Washington and US history in the elementary and middle school levels and US history and Contemporary World Issues in the high school level…

http://nativenewsonline.net/currents/msnbcs-odonnell-telling-like-standing-rock/ 

Native News Online reaches out to all nations. Native News Online is a online American Indian publication…

https://www.standingrock.org/ 

The Standing Rock Indian Reservation is located in North Dakota and South Dakota in the United States, and is occupied by ethnic Hunkpapa LakotaSihasapa Lakota and Yanktonai Dakota. The sixth-largest Native American reservation in land area in the US, Standing Rock includes all of Sioux County, North Dakota, and all of Corson County, South Dakota, plus slivers of northern Dewey and Ziebach counties in South Dakota, along their northern county lines at Highway 20...

http://www.nmai.si.edu/

 National Museum of the American Indian NMAI is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere through partnership with Native people and ...

https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/ 

Indian Country Today Media Network (ICT, ICMN, or ICTMN) is a website and weekly online newsletter that is a national news source for and about Native ...

http://www.native-languages.org/languages.htm 

Native American Tribes and Languages presents the alphabetic listing of Native American Indian tribes of South, Central, and North America, with links to information about each Indian tribe and its native language.

http://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/collections/index.html 

Trace Indian Ancestry - US Department of the Interior It is the individual tribes who set tribal enrollment requirements. Additional information on tracing American Indian or Alaska Native ancestry can be found in the website.

www.huffingtonpost.com/.../27-native-american-herita_n_787747.html 

27 Native American Heritage Sites (PHOTOS) It shows the history of the European settlement of North America and the fate of the indigenous

http://www.ilhawaii.net/~stony/loreindx.html 

Native American Lore Index    Are you interested in the legends and traditional stories of Native American tribes? This site is for you! Here you will find over 100 tales from the Cherokee, Cheyenne, Hopi, Seneca,..

http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/

Native American Authors   This website provides information on Native North American authors with bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links to online resources including interviews, online texts and tribal websites. Site is browsable by authors ...

http://www.nativetech.org/ 

NativeTech - Native American Technology and Art    "NativeTech is an educational web site that covers topics of Native American technology and emphasizes the Eastern Woodlands region. The web site is organized into categories of Beadwork, Birds & Feathers, Clay & Pottery, Leather & Clothes, Metalwork ...

http://www.tmealf.com/DH/ 

The Flags of the Native Peoples of the United States    Pictures, history, and explanations of over 60 Native American flags and the increasing use of flags among Native tribes. Scroll down the page to get to the list of flags available.

http://www.nativetech.org/cordage/ 

Native American Cordage  contains general information on methods used by American Indians to locate, harvest, and prepare various plant and animal fibers for making ropes and cords. An animated demonstration of thigh-spinning is included. From NativeTech: Native American Tec ... 

 

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