Tag Archives: Native American Day
California Native American Day
Instead of Columbus Day, we celebrate the survival of our cultures and the beauty in the uniqueness of Indigenous peoples… and we remember our ancestors who did not [survive].
Recently in Native News
Did you read about the Google Doodle that celebrates Native American jingle dancers? Read this and more from recent #NativeNews.
Giving Tuesday: Three Reasons to Remember Native Americans
While there are many reasons to give back to Native peoples, here are three important ones. I join PWNA in encouraging you to remember Native Americans in your holiday giving this year.
November is American Indian Heritage Month: Remember Native Americans
This November, American Indian Heritage Month, PWNA encourages you to participate in our #RememberNativeAmericans campaign and learn more about the myths vs. realities facing many tribes today.
Recently in Native News
Enjoy some of the most interesting Native American news from September, on Native American Day, 40 Under 40, a Native artist, and economic development.
Native American Day in Arizona
Arizona joins the ranks of only a handful of states that celebrate Native American Day.
Columbus Day: Shift the Focus
Can you tell me what the upcoming holiday is? Depending on who you are, that answer is going to change. For most, it’s Columbus Day and the history taught in school, and for others, Native American Day or Indigenous Peoples Day. Regardless of what you call it, the celebration of Columbus can be taken as […]
November Celebrates American Indian Heritage Month & Native American Heritage Day
American Indian Heritage Month is an apt remembrance given that the contributions of the First Americans long preceded and continued after the first Thanksgiving.
History of Native American Day
In many parts of the U.S., Native American Day is celebrated on the fourth Friday in September. Although not a “national” holiday, Native American Day is a time set aside by individual states to honor, recognize, and appreciate the rich cultural heritage and significant contributions of the indigenous people in their respective states. One of […]
Native American Day & Columbus
South Dakota was the first state to recognize Native American Day instead of Columbus Day — sending a significant message to all, and remembering Native American leaders who contributed to the history of the state. Columbus is a nice story; he sails the ocean blue and finds a land rich in natural resources and friendly brown people.