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#NativeReads Campaign of Native Children's Literature Launched Just in Time to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month.   Wondering how to celebrate Native American Heritage Month?  One of the best ways is simply by reading. Use this guide to help you find resources in understanding the rich culture  and traditions of the indigenous people of this country. 

What is Native American Heritage Month?

 November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month.

The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise a general awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present, and the ways in which tribal citizens have worked to conquer these challenges. 

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