The month of November is celebrated as National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. Efforts to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions that Native Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States first began at the turn of the century.
SIRS Knowledge Source has many articles in its database detailing various issues concerning American Indian and Alaska Native people, including tribal culture, history, and relations with the American government. Articles include:
- Who Were the First Americans? - TIME March 13, 2006, Vol. 167, No. 11, pp. 44-52
- More Women Buck Tradition, Take Reins of Indian Tribes
- National Indian Museum Opens at Last
- Indian Languages Struggle to Survive
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