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Native American Heritage Month

Native American History Month (November)

Native American Heritage Month it is a time to celebrate, recognize, and inform the public about the culture, traditions, histories, art, and contributions of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Native American Heritage Month began in 1976, as Native American Awareness Week, which was observed in October. Native American Heritage Month began in 1976, as Native American Awareness week in October. In 1990, President Bush approved the designation of November as National American Indian Heritage Month.