Native American Heritage Month 2020

Native American Heritage Month was declared in 1990 by George H.W. Bush via Joint resolution designating November 1990 National American Indian Heritage Month. Similar proclamations have been issued annually each year since 1994. You can learn more about this and view a comprehensive inventory of Public Laws, Presidential Proclamations, and congressional resolutions related to Native American Heritage Month here. As AIPI is located in Arizona, the State Proclamation of Native American Heritage Month is here.

Every year the Census puts out revised demographics for NAHM. Find them here.  If you want more information about Native American Heritage Month and how it started you can find that information here. The President of the United States issues a White House Proclamation on Native American Heritage Month annually. You can find this year's here

This year Arizona State University is celebrating Native American Heritage Month with 27 different events put on by Student & Cultural Engagement, the Alliance of Indigenous Peoples (AIP), and partner organizations.  ASU’s Native American Heritage Month aims to provide a platform for Indigenous students to share their culture, traditions, music, crafts, and dance. Students provide opportunities to share community values and solutions for building a stronger community.