National Native American Heritage Day 2022 is on Monday, November 28, 2022: What legislation is linked to Native American Heritage Day

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What legislation is linked to Native American Heritage Day??

President George Bush declared the first National American Indian Heritage Month(November). His action was based on legislation presented by Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii) and Congressional Delegate Eni Faleomavaega (D-American Samoa). Although the first "American Indian Day" was declared by the State of New York in 1916, a month long recognition of Native Americans was not achieved until 1990. In each of the four previous years, Congress had enacted legislation designating "American Indian Heritage Week." The purpose of National American Indian Heritage Month is to honor and recognize the original peoples of this land. The 1996 proclamation details their contributions to the past and to the future.

A “Pow-Wow, is scheduled in celebration of National American Indian Heritage Month, a month designated by the federal government to recognize intertribal cultures, events, lifeways, designs and achievements of Native American societies.

Why are there no Native American days designated as National Holidays?

Why are there no Native American days designated as National Holidays?

Yes, the government acknowledges it. However, most school districts fail to follow suite.

"November is Native American Heritage Month -

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans."

Maybe you need to expand the websites you references. Anything that ends in .gov or .edu is a legit resource.

Or you could always do your research and submit your own info into wikepedia.

Edit: Just read the rest of your question. We DO have Native American Music Awards. Google NAMA or Nammy. Or check out this site:

They just aren't as publisicied as the other awards programs. A relative of mine was runner up in the hip-hop rap category.

Why? I don't know. I think probably it would hurt Hollywood if people realized we look nothing like what they tell the world we should look like. And, in all honesty, if all the non-Natives seen us as people- just like everyone else, they might expect the governent to treat us as such.

What book did the Native Americans have to sign their names in?

What book did the Native Americans have to sign their names in?

There are rolls. There are hundreds of rolls. Different tribes have different rolls.

E.g. Dawes Rolls, Durant Roll, Baker Roll

Native American Rolls

Native American Records at the National Archives

Native American Indian Genealogy

"Indian" Rolls and Census Data

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