Friday, November 26 is Native American Heritage Day

22 Nov Friday, November 26 is Native American Heritage Day

November is Native American Heritage Month.  This month was established to honor and recognize Native Americans as the first people of this nation and to celebrate both their cultural heritage and integral importance to our past, our present, and our future.  November 23 is Native American Heritage Day.  Please read here for more information on the importance of this day.

As we wrap up our month dedicated to the celebration of Native Americans, we wanted to share with you the real truth behind Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, when it comes to the history of Thanksgiving, there are always two sides to a story.  Generations of Americans have been taught a one-sided history in homes and schools but what does Thanksgiving mean to Native Americans? Please read here for some historical truths and opinions about Thanksgiving, from the perspective of Native Americans.