November Is Native American Heritage Month

Please enjoy the following resources honoring both the history and the continuing story of the Indigenous Peoples of the United States.  http://www.ncai.org/initiatives/native-american-heritage-month

Terminology/Naming

A comprehensive article on naming and Indigenous Peoples

A guide to naming and terminology for Indigenous Peoples, through a Canadian lens

 

Current Events

Mobilizing Indigenous voters in U.S. in 2018

The November 2018 elections feature a previously unprecedented number of Indigenous candidates running for office

Native women in the U.S. suffer sexual assault, abduction, and murder at rates alarmingly higher than the national average

 

Further Reading

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz -The often omitted history of the United States—the genocide and colonization of the Indigenous Peoples in America and their resistance to that oppression

#NotYourPrincess edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale - A multi-genre piece highlighting the experiences of Native women in North America