National Native American Heritage Month

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Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month is the whole month of November. It's a time to celebrate the rich history, diverse culture, and important contributions of our nation's first people. We hope you take this time to learn more, explore the past, and check out some of our cultural wellness resources.

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2.7 Million Native Americans living in the US*

573 Federally-recognized tribes in the US*

60 Percent of the food supply we eat comes from the Native American’s agriculture

*Census Bureau, 2020

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Native American History

Podcast

Library of Congress & National Book Festival Presents

Join Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate, Deb Haaland, the first Native American cabinet secretary, and Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden in a conversation.

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Virtual Exhibit

Why We Serve

This exhibit honors the generations of Native Americans who have served in the armed forces of the US.

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Recipe

Roasted Salmon on Sticks

Native American cookery is the oldest food and cooking method in North America. Learn how this traditional dish is made.

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Catalogs

American Indian Treaties

The National Archives created a series called “Ratified Indian Treaties, 1722-1869.” Explore digitized treaties by date or tribe.

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Fast Facts

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Resources

For students

UF Multicultural and Diversity Affairs (MCDA)

UF MCDA is a department within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides a wide range of services, educational opportunities, learning, support, outreach, activities, and engagement for students.

Cookbook

Nizhónígo Iiná Cooking with Navajo Traditional Food Guide

Interested in traditional Native American dishes? Look no further! The Native American recipe guide is linked below with four traditional dishes.

Tour

Native American Tour

Experience Native American Country with a Native guide or tour that provides an in-depth look at some of America’s most storied lands. Hear authentic stories from the people who call these lands home.