HuffPost Offers Some Ways to Honor Native American History Month #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth
If you are looking for a way to learn more about Native American History Month, check out this piece from HuffingtonPost. The first portion describes how the month came to be recognized. Towards the end of the article there are 6 great activities you can do to educate yourself!
1.Look into the history of Thanksgiving and understand why it’s a controversial topic for American Indians
2. Research your nearby tribe, learn about those who might have lived in the area before you arrived
3.Attend a Pow Wow: a ceremony that consists of dancing and singing to honor their traditions and tribes from different regions
4.Find Native American artists, like Steven Paul Judd, and support their work. Remember traditional local artists and their tribes!
5.Watch a documentary about Native American Culture and learn about the history not covered in schools
6.Get involved with National Heritage Sites around the nation by visiting tribal sites, and donate to preserve them