NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH
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Native American Heritage Month should be a time to celebrate the indigenous people of America but instead we have to face other realities: Native Americans are disproportionately affected by police brutality, and they've spent the last several weeks at the #DAPL protest at Standing Rock, North Dakota.
The month of November is Native American Heritage Month. A recent editorial by Kevin Gover, director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian, suggests that "the vast majority of Americans have a limited -- and often mistaken -- understanding of Native American history."
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