November provides families the platform to honor many cultures and traditions, including the important contributions to our nation by Native people. Declared as Native American Heritage Month, November hosts many opportunities to learn more about the challenges faced by Native Americans and how they have sought to overcome these challenges, and to connect with Natives in our communities.
Resources to launch conversations with your family
- Native American Heritage Month official website
- U. S. Department of the Interior, Indian Affairs
- National Congress of American Indians
- National Museum of the American Indian
Children’s books by or about Native Americans
Adult books by or about Native Americans
Events & Exhibits
- Museum of the American Indian in Marin County
- California Natives event calendar
- Calendar of events in Washington, D.C. (below):
** Note: You can livestream select events!
Image and Washington, D. C. Calendar of Events are from the Native American Heritage Month Poster 2019, U. S. Department of the Interior, Indian Affairs. Native American Heritage booklist created by Mildred Arencibia.