“Let us put our minds together and see what life we can
make for our children.”
Chief Sitting Bull, Sioux Indian Chief and
Medicine Man, 1877
In addition to Adoption Awareness month and Thanksgiving, November
is also National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month.
It is celebrated to recognize the intertribal cultures and to
educate the public about the heritage, history, art, and traditions of the
American Indian and Alaskan Native people.
Did you know?
- When the settlers came to America, the Cherokee Indians
had cures for every disease known to them.
- When the Trail of Tears occurred, many Cherokee
Indians had assimilated to white society, some were plantation owners,
owned slaves, and their sons attended West Point.
- The Three Sisters refers to Beans, Corn and Squash.
They should be planted together, one seed of each- per hole.
Labels: Cultural Identity, Family, Heritage, Holidays, Inspirational