November is National Native American Heritage Month

During National Native American Heritage Month, let’s celebrate the rich and diverse culture, traditions, and the countless contributions of Native peoples past and present, along with acknowledging their hardship and struggles both throughout history and in the present day.

Did you know that we owe lots of things to Native innovation? Things that we might take for granted, like rubber, corn, kayaks, modern-day farming and even mouth wash. To learn more read https://indiancountrytoday.com/archive/suppositories-yeah-native-made-indigenous-inventions-changed-world Learn together as a family and pick up one of the books https://www.lapl.org/kids/books/native-american-heritage-month-childrens-book-book-list

You can also find a collection of books on Epic: https://www.getepic.com/collection/1597725/native-american-heritage-month

Visit https://www.pbs.org/specials/native-american-heritage-month/ to learn more, or listen to the podcast https://www.npr.org/2021/09/03/1033867602/sean-sherman-what-can-we-learn-from-indigenous-culinary-traditions to learn about culinary traditions.