November is Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month


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Notable Native Americans

American Indian Tribes

Native American Heritage Month is observed every November in the United States. Learn here about the history of American Indian Heritage Month, read biographies of famous American Indians, try quizzes and crosswords, find stats and facts about tribes and reservations, and more.

History and Biography

Learn about famous firsts by Native Americans, read about the origins of Native American Heritage Month, and view slideshows about Native American life.

Contemporary Issues and Culture

Learn the etymology of many English words that have Native American origins, find a list of the best American Indian novels and insightful proverbs, and read a glossary of Native American terms.

Tribes and Reservations

Find a list of the largest tribes and reservations in the United States, where each group originated and where they were forced to move throughout the years, a map of reservations, and more.

Quizzes and Crosswords

Test your knowledge about American Indian history and famous Native Americans by trying these quizzes and crosswords.



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