By respecting and appreciating the diversity within our LRCD communities, we can empower everyone to live their best life and promote equity and justice for all of our residents. We hope you enjoy these monthly resources and events that help you learn about and celebrate the beauty in our differences, while acknowledging our shared humanity.
In 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November 1990 “National American Indian Heritage Month.” Similar proclamations, under slightly different names have been issued each year since 1994. You can read this year’s proclamation here.
Celebrate by listening to Indigenous and native voices from across North America. You can learn more about the diverse experiences of Native Americans and Alaska Natives with this collection of films and shows from PBS.
Celebrate Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month | PBS
And check out this great resource from Boys & Girls Clubs of America with ideas to celebrate and learn with your children.
8 Ways to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month (bgca.org)