Presidential Proclamation - NOVEMBER is National Native American Heritage Month
Monday, November 1, 2010
By Julie Saylor
From The White House, Office of the Press Secretary, October 29, 2010
Presidential Proclamation -- National Native American Heritage Month
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION
For millennia before Europeans settled in North America, the indigenous peoples of this continent flourished with vibrant cultures and were the original stewards of the land. From generation to generation, they handed down invaluable cultural knowledge and rich traditions, which continue to thrive in Native American communities across our country today. During National Native American Heritage Month, we honor and celebrate their importance to our great Nation and our world ....
The complete text can be found online at http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/10/29/presidential-proclamation-national-native-american-heritage-month