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Native American Heritage Month: Tribal Information, Resources, and Events

November is Native American Heritage Month.

Indian Tribes Within the United States

PowWow Dancing

Gathering of Nations PowWow. (2009, April 24). Grand entry part 1 [Video file]. Retrieved from


Arts and Culture


The National Museum of the American Indian is a part of the Smithsonian Institution. The national museum is dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans. The museum works in collaboration with the Native peoples of the Western Hemisphere to protect and foster their cultures by reaffirming traditions and beliefs, encouraging contemporary artistic expression, and empowering the Indian voice.