Social Justice Heritage Monthly Guide: Native American/First Nation Heritage Month (November)

A guide of resources by heritage and/or history months.

Native American/ First Nation Heritage Month

Native American Heritage month celebrates rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and acknowledges the important contributions of Native people. It is also a time to educate the general public about tribes and to raise awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced currently and in the past. 

National Congress of American Indians. (n.d.). Native American Heritage Month. Retrieved from http://www.ncai.org/initiatives/native-american-heritage-month

Web Resources

Selected Library Databases

Selected DVDs and Streaming Video

Virginia Tribes

Virginia's 11 officially recognized tribes today:

  • Chickahominy - Charles City County
  • Eastern Chickahominy - New Kent County 
  • Mattaponi - Mattaponi River/King William County 
  • Upper Mataponi - King William County 
  • Nansemond - Cities of Suffolk and Chesapeake 
  • Rappahannock - Indian Neck/King & Queen County 
  • Monacan Indian Nation -Bear Mountain/Amherst County 
  • Pamunkey - Pamunkey River/King William County 
  • Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) -Courtland/Southampton County
  • Nottoway of Virginia -Capron/Southampton County
  • Patowomeck - Stafford County

from https://www.virginia.org/virginiaindians/

Selected Books at Greenwood Library