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Native American Heritage Month


Native American Heritage Month is a special time to recognize and honor the enduring contributions of Indigenous people. Their deep-rooted connections to the land, as well as their enriching impact on various aspects of American culture, deserve appreciation.

Mid-Continent Public Library proudly celebrates by spotlighting the work of Native American authors, artists, musicians, and other valuable contributions to our history and culture. We offer a selection of books, online resources, and programs that delve into the rich tapestry of Native American cultures.

We invite you to join us in celebrating Native American Heritage Month and embark on a journey of discovery into the diverse and vibrant cultures of Native American communities.

Use your Library Card to explore these resources or apply for a free card today.

Picture Books for Native American Heritage Month

Read a story written by a Native American author to your little one. Perfect for kids and families of all ages.

Access Video on Demand

Explore a wide selection of documentaries and educational films to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the struggles, achievements, and historical milestones of Native Americans.


Explore biographies of some of the most notable Native American figures from the worlds of politics, sports, entertainment, and more. Subjects include Standing Bear, Sacagawea, Sharice Davids, and more.

Celebrate Native American Authors: Fiction Reads

Native American authors write in every genre. Here is a list to help you read more by Native authors.

Native American Poetry

Read about all of the human emotions through the art of poetry.

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month Books and Music
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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month Books and Music

In 1990, Congress passed a joint resolution designating the month of November as Native American Heritage Month.
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