National American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month

Rylan Baker, appearing at the National Museum of the American Indian, demonstrates the Men’s Fancy Dance.
Rylan Baker, appearing at the National Museum of the American Indian, demonstrates the Men’s Fancy Dance.

November 2009 is National American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month.

Resource pages include:

Presidential Proclamation

Remarks by the President During the Opening of the Tribal Nations Conference & Interactive Discussion with Tribal Leaders

The America.gov page: People & Places – includes features, articles, photo galleries, and other resources on the achievements of American Indians and other indigenous groups.

A special electronic journal on indigeneous people: eJournal USA: Indigenous People (languages: Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian, Portuguese)

Poster Show: Visions of Native Americans

Flash slide show of Photographs by Edward S. Curtis (SWF Flash )