by Jeff Williams | Adult Services Librarian
November is a month for celebrating Native American Heritage.
New Haven Free Public Library has created the following annotated list of online resources to recognize this occasion and to provide a starting point for exploration:
- A good starting point for locating Native American heritage information and resources is this special page hosted by The Library of Congress: https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov
- The Administration for Native Americans of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services recognizes this month-long celebration here
- Did you know that there are 574 Native American tribes recognized by the U.S.? If you are looking for stats for school projects, or for your own research for Native American Heritage Month, try the U.S. Census Bureau’s article “Facts for Features: American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: November 2023” at https://census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2023/aian-month.html
- The Smithsonian Institution offers an outstanding Native American Heritage Month page at https://si.edu/events/native-american-heritage-month
- File: Native American Heritage Month – Flickr - Grand Canyon NPS.jpg by Grand Canyon National Park under Creative Commons License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en