Native American Heritage

Native American Heritage Month is celebrated from November 1 through November 30 each year.

November

Native American Heritage Month is celebrated from November 1 through November 30 each year. What began as a day of honoring the first Americans became a full month in 1990 when President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November as "National American Indian Heritage Month. Other variations of the month-long celebration include "Native American Heritage Month" and "National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month."

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Sewees | South Carolina Public Radio
Sewees | South Carolina Public Radio

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“S” is for Sewees. The Sewees were a Native American nation based along the Santee River and the Sea Islands. In 1670 it was the Sewees who showed the English colonists the best harbors. They helped...
Lesson 10 - Indians | Sandlapper's Corner
Lesson 10 - Indians | Sandlapper's Corner

Video

A tourist in Cherokee, NC is taking his daughters' picture with an "Indian Chief" who is wearing a feather headdress and is standing in front of a teepee. A Cherokee girl passes them and tells about...
Osceola | History of SC Slide Collection
Osceola | History of SC Slide Collection

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Osceola ( -1838), the celebrated Seminole Chief, died in captivity at Fort Moultrie on January 30th, 1838. Osceola's death marked the end of a long and determined resistance by his people to the...
Carolina Indians  | Palmetto Special
Carolina Indians | Palmetto Special

Video

The lesson consists of the host and three students visiting Keowee-Toxaway State Park in Pickens County. The story of the Cherokee is told there through drawings and artifacts in a series of display...
The Legend of Isaqueena | Palmetto Special
The Legend of Isaqueena | Palmetto Special

Video

The "Palmetto Special" leaves Columbia and travels to Spartanburg County. At the beginning of the program the Fall Line is defined, along with an introduction to the backcountry, the frontier of South...