Native American Heritage Day is a day to celebrate the rich culture and history of the Native American people. This holiday was created in 1990 by Congress to commemorate the unique and diverse cultures of the indigenous people of the United States.
Native American Heritage Day is celebrated each year on the day after Thanksgiving, and is a time to reflect on the importance of indigenous cultures in our country. This holiday is also a time to celebrate the many achievements of Native Americans, including their contributions to the arts, sciences, and politics.
There are many ways to celebrate Native American Heritage Day:
Visit a local Native American museum or cultural center.
Attend a powwow or other traditional Native American event.
Learn about the Native American history and culture.
Read books or watch movies about Native Americans.
Talk to a Native American friend or family member about their culture.
Whatever you do, take some time on Native American Heritage Day to celebrate the incredible contribution that Native Americans have made to our country!