Native American Heritage Month is an annual celebration that takes place in November throughout the United States of America. this commemorative month honors the cultures, traditions, histories, and heritages of Native Americans. It is a time educate our communities about the important sacrifices and contributions(historic and current), that Native Americans have made to our country and communities.
“Native American Heritage Month recognizes the significance of Native American history, culture and issues and what this means to our students, faculty, staff and the local Flagstaff community"Ora Marek-Martinez Associate Vice President, Office of Native American Initiatives.
To honor Native American Heritage Month, The Cline Library has selected 5 representative books from our collections that might serve as an introduction to a rich and diverse heritage of fiction, nonfiction, history, poetry, memoir, and more by and about Indigenous peoples in the United States.
Drawing upon Navajo history and enduring tradition, renowned poet and Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at NAU Sherwin Bitsui leads us on a treacherous, otherworldly passage through the American Southwest.
Native American Heritage Collection; PS3602.I85 A6 2019
The story of Native peoples’ resistance to environmental injustice and land incursions, and a call for environmentalists to learn from the Indigenous community’s rich history of activism Special Collections; E98.S67 G55 2019