Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month and we are happy to be sharing opportunities for you to honor, recognize and learn more about the First Nations/American Indian/Indigenous communities in our regional and national community! Below are events that our office is hosting as well as events and resources to support your observance of this important heritage month.
Perspectives: Learning from the Lakota – (we are offering two dates of this program)
This event aims to help illuminate a more accurate history of our Indigenous/American Indian People in the U.S. context and understand how that history is impacting the present.
- Friday, 11/19 from 12-1 pm – via Zoom – click HERE to register
- Monday, 11/22 from 12-1 pm – via Zoom – click HERE to register
The Myth of the Thanksgiving Story: Transforming our Relationship to this Beloved Holiday
This event aims to deepen our awareness of the truth around the first Thanksgiving and how we grapple with that truth as we continue valued family time and traditions.
- Tuesday, 11/23 from 12-1 pm via Zoom – click HERE to register
Additional Events and Resources for Native American Heritage Month:
- Native Women & Political Activism – Thursday, 11/18/21 – MO History Museum – 5:30-8:00 pm
- Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies
- Cahokia Mounds – One of the greatest cities of the world, Cahokia was larger than London was in AD 1250…and it is right across the river!
- 8 Documentaries from PBS’s Independent Lens