November is American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month

Please reflect on the gifts provided by those who were here first, our ancestors taught lessons that are as valid today as ever.  Learn from history and shape the future.

Below are a few links that share the beauty of Indigenous peoples and their culture, and some facts about issues they face.

http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/indian/Index.htm

http://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/

http://www.ihs.gov/heritageMonth/

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb10ff22.html

http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlID=201

 

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3 Responses to November is American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month

  1. Kevin says:

    I hope to shine some hope on the dim outlook of these days. Thank you for caring. Council-FIRE has a wonderful mission and needs your prayers and energy to keep it alive

    • Maria says:

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