Native American Heritage Month

Updated October 4, 2021 | Infoplease Staff

Native American Heritage Month is observed every November in the United States. Learn about the history of the observance, read biographies of famous Native Americans, try our quizzes, find stats and facts about tribes and reservations, and more.

Featured biography
Featured Biography
Will Rogers
Actor and humorist

Notable Native Americans

Native American Tribes

History and Biography

Learn about famous firsts by Native Americans, read about the origins of Native AmericanHeritage Month, and view slideshows about Native Americanlife.

Contemporary Issues and Culture

Learn the etymology of many English words that have Native Americanorigins, find a list of the best Native American novels and insightful proverbs, and read a glossary of Native Americanterms.

Tribes and Reservations

Find a list of the largest tribes and reservations in the United States, where each group originated and where they were forced to move throughout the years, a map of reservations, and more.

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