Native American Heritage Month

We pay tribute during November to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans. Since 1990, U.S. presidents have proclaimed November as the month to recognize contributions from Native American and Indigenous People.

Read more about the history of Native American Heritage Month here. To see this year's official  White House proclamation, click here.

For a list of books to learn more about Native American stories, visit this page for recommendations from the National Education Association.

To see the history of Native Americans in the Great Lakes states and beyond, visit the National Archives website.