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Resource Spotlight from the BSC Library

November is Native American Heritage Month

by Megan Rupe on 2021-11-01T08:00:00-04:00 | Comments

Native American Heritage Month honors Native Americans and their contributions to the United States. Please check out this selection of documentaries and books from the Bay State Library's collections to learn about Native Americans tribes' history, their impact on the United States, and their ongoing struggle for their rights and lands.

Videos from Films on Demand:

Our Fires Still Burn-This documentary explores the lives of Native American communities today and shares colonization's impact on these communities.

The Warrior Tradition-This documentary the story of Native Americans serving in the US Military.

Pocahontas Revealed-Using the discovery of Werowocomoco (Chief Powhatan's seat of power) as a lens, this PBS documentary covers the Native American perspective of the Jamestown colony and the story behind John Smith, Pocahontas, and her tribe.

A Texas Myth-The Two Rivers Camp--created by indigenous activists--challenges the encroachment on native lands and the destruction of natural resources and sacred land and artifacts.

Indian School: Stories of Survival: Have you seen the news about the Indian schools in Canada? The United States had these as well, and this documentary covers these horrific schools in the United States and their impact on Native communities today.

A Selection Books from ProQuest Ebook Central

Cover ArtEverything You Know about Indians Is Wrong by Paul Chaat Smith
ISBN: 9780816656011
Publication Date: 2009-04-14

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