American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month


November is National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month
Among many celebrations, events, speeches, activities across the country, there are also excellent links to information, speeches, art and film. Follow this link to watch the winners of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian first-ever “Answering the Call: Veterans Day Short Film Contest.”

Check out some outstanding books on Native American culture in our library, such as Sister nations: Native American women writers on community
Many internet sources are available, as well, such as this extensive list of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and an extensive collection of Native American Resources
photo [Chumash hut] uploaded from Flickr: October 12, 2008 by KnaPix