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Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month, celebrated during the month of November, was created to celebrate and honor the accomplishments, contributions and sacrifices Native Americans have made.

Below is a list of resources and books to celebrate the contributions and creations of Native Americans.


Take part in our book challenge for this month on Beanstack to track your reading progress.

Do you want to read books from Ramona’s library collection? Check out the recommended reading list for a list of books featuring indigenous protagonists written by indigenous writers.

Or you can browse the TeachingBooks database to browse for diverse books for students under the For Students tab and discover diverse including book lists like this one.


Bottlecap Pins Workshop

Excited for the new Hunger Games film? Come by the library to make your own bottlecap pins inspired by the latest adaption of Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games series. Supplies will be provided. Workshop will take place on Monday, November 13, in the library during lunch.  


Many of the library databases can be used to explore and research different topics relating to Native American culture and history:

SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series) has articles that discuss issues related to Native American such as cultural appropriation and indigenous people.

Or explore the eLibrary’s ProQuest Research Topic Guide on Native Americans, which discusses the different tribes, nations and bands, people and events concerning Native Americans.

There also many resources through the Gale Cengage Learning Databases:

Gale in Context: Global Issues has articles exploring Indigenous people’s rights.

Gale in Context: U.S. History has an entire section on Native Americans which includes information on tribes, people, significant events and historical figures.

Gale in Context: Biography also has a section on historical and current important Native Americans, which includes biographies on figures such as Chief Joseph, Joy Harjo, Jim Thorpe and more.

Check them out below!