November is Native American Heritage Month, also referred to as the American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. We honor and raise awareness of these remarkable peoples’ histories, stories, contributions, traditions, and cultures. This month allows us to educate others about the various challenges faced by the Native Americans in the past and present. #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth
Don’t forget to join us and speaker Katelyn Lucas, a Tribal Historic Preservation Assistant for Delaware Nation, for History of the Lenape People: The Past and Present of Indigenous Peoples, Monday, November 29, 6:30 PM. RSVP here.
Native Voices Book Picks
Our expert librarians have selected some great picks. Grab a blanket and curl up on the couch with these great selections!
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Our expert librarians have selected some great reads for adults and teens!
ALA winner of Best Books for Young Adults. After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue. Read more.
Robin Wall Kimmerer.
In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise. Read more.