Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day 2022

Celebrate this year’s upcoming Indigenous Peoples Day (October 10th) with a selection of some of the Libraries’ resources on Indigeneity. Indigenous Peoples Day is a holiday on the second Monday of October that celebrates and honors Indigenous peoples, histories, and cultures.   

Explore the Red Power Movement and Indigenous community activism.

Say We Are Nations: Documents of Politics and Protest in Indigenous America since 1887, Book edited by Daniel M. Cobb. 2015. 

Explore issues in providing health care to Indigenous groups from an Indigenous perspective. 

Taylor, Emma V., et al. “‘We’re Very Much Part of the Team Here’:  A Culture of Respect for Indigenous Health Workforce Transforms Indigenous Health Care.” PloS One, vol. 15, no. 9, 2020, pp. e0239207–e0239207

Learn more about the data sovereignty movement and contemporary work in tribal communities in New Mexico. 

Walter, Maggie, and Michele Suina. “Indigenous Data, Indigenous Methodologies and Indigenous Data Sovereignty.” International Journal of Social Research Methodology, vol. 22, no. 3, 2019, pp. 233–43

Explore environmental issues – Indigenous peoples and their lands are often the most impacted by human-caused climate change.

Zentner, Emilie, et al. “Ignoring Indigenous Peoples—climate Change, Oil Development, and Indigenous Rights Clash in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.” Climatic Change, vol. 155, no. 4, 2019, pp. 533–44, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-019-02489-4.
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