Posts Tagged: Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month: A Brief History of Dehumanization & Displacement

On August 3, 1990, November was declared Native American Heritage Month, acknowledging the original inhabitants of the American land.  But it didn’t start there – in 1976, Cherokee American, Jerry C. Elliott (High Eagle), a physicist known for his contributions as the lead retro fire officer (flight control) of the Apollo 13, authored congressional legislation for Native American Awareness Week from October 10th to 16th. The first of its kind, it was signed into law … Read More

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