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“Let us put our minds together and see what life we will make for our children.” — Tatanka Iotanka (Sitting Bull)

Native American Heritage Month is a month of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States and a time to pay tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans. Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush declared the month of recognition in 1990.


Read about CTA’s Human Rights Awards, including the Jim Clark American Indian/Alaska Native Human Rights Award

Statement from CTA President E. Toby Boyd

CTA Denounces Behavior That Has No Place in Our Schools

Resources for Educators

Land Acknowledgements

A Guide to Indigenous Land Acknowledgement

Tuesday Takeovers

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Anti-Mascot Legislation and Actions

Listen to Songs of American Indian Women


View the National Museum of the American Indian’s Online Art Gallery

National Museum of the American Indian