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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with 5 Resources on American Indian History

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with five library resources about Indigenous histories. November is Native American Heritage Month, an annual time to commemorate and reaffirm Indigenous cultural legacies and histories. 1) Rifkin, Mark. 2011. When did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship,

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Upcoming Workshop on Research Methods and Sources for Indigenous Studies

Sign up for the upcoming workshop that will cover research methodologies and relevant resources for Indigenous histories and cultures. We will walk through the new LibGuide for Indigenous Histories & Cultures, search strategies, and resources available at Stony Brook University

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6 Things to Read to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day (October 11th) with a selection of some of the Libraries’ resources on Indigenous Long Island and issues in Indian Country. Indigenous Peoples Day is a holiday on the second Monday of October that celebrates and honors

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Library Resources Celebrating Native American Heritage Month 2020

November is National Native American Heritage Month, a month-long holiday to commemorate Indigenous cultural legacies and provide a platform to honor Indigenous peoples. In the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Indigenous communities were disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. This

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Native American Heritage Month

November marks the near end of the Fall semester and the beginning of Native American Heritage Month. Native American Heritage Month is a national U.S. holiday instituted in 1990 to celebrate, honor, and provide a platform for Indigenous peoples to

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Thanksgiving Break: Native American Awareness

As Thanksgiving approaches, I am reminded of the holiday’s ambivalent impact on Native Americans.  Native Americans celebrate Thanksgiving like any other U.S. holiday. Yet, for many Indigenous communities, Thanksgiving is a reminder of loss. Since 1970, the United American Indians

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