[Daily Bruin] Op-ed: Americans should remember and honor Native American roots every day

By Kat High and Shannon Speed November 27, 2020 Nov. 27 is Native American Heritage Day. The first American Indian Day was celebrated in New York in May of 1916. The event brought to fruition the work of Red Fox Skiukusha of the Blackfeet Nation, who rode 4,000 miles across the country on horseback, eventually … Read more

[The Source] Native American Hip Hop: Rhymes and Stories from the City to the Rez

By Kyle Mays November 30, 2020 November is Native American Heritage Month. But how many people knew that? Better yet, how many people know that Native Americans—the Indigenous people of this land—are still here? During this month, it presents an opportunity for all of us to reflect on a history of genocide, and to consider … Read more

CNN: Native American designers fight cultural caricatures

By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN updated 5:01 PM EST, Fri November 30, 2012 (CNN) — This November, events nationwide celebrated the traditions, fashion and food of the nation’s 566 recognized Indian tribes as part of Native American Heritage Month. But a few high profile missteps surrounding the use of indigenous cultural imagery made bigger national headlines … Read more

President Obama Announces National Native American Heritage Month Proclamation

Presidential Proclamation — National Native American Heritage Month, 2012 NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2012 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As the first people to live on the land we all cherish, American Indians and Alaska Natives have profoundly shaped our country’s … Read more

Mayor honors AISC

By Elizabeth Kivowitz Boatright-Simon (http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/city-honors-american-indian-studies-111924.aspx) October 30, 2009, UCLA Newsroom Category: Arts & Humanities, Campus News Mayor Honors American Indian Studies Center On Friday, Oct. 30, Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and the Los Angeles City Council honored the UCLA American Indian Studies Center on the occasion of its 40th anniversary by presenting a proclamation to … Read more