Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the significant contributions of Native people!

Missed our virtual Native American & Indigenous Heritage Panel Discussion: Perspectives on Native and Indigenous Pasts, Presence and Futures? Watch the recording below!


Native American Peoples Reading List compiled by the Hyattsville Branch Library

“Great Women in Native American History” – a 2 minute look at some of the famous women in Native American post colonial history.

“To be friends with the Piscataway” – Rico Newman explains the lifeways of the early pre-colonial Indians. 

MMIW resources:

National Museum of American Indian Knowledge 360 Interactive Learning Project : 

PGMLS Upcoming Events in Celebration of Native American Heritage Month: 

Below you can find links to virtual and in-person programs and events happening in the area:

The Library of Congress, Smithsonian & more: virtual and in-person exhibitions, screenings, and webinars

Prince George's County Memorial Library System: virtual programs, films, short stories, poems, and other print and digital resources

National Park Service: learn more about Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian history and heritage

National Congress of American Indians (NCAI): get involved by joining NCAI's conferences, meetings, and events regarding policy and programs