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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. In 1990, President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November 1990 “National American Indian Heritage Month.” Similar proclamations have been issued each year since 1994. Read more information.

Following the tradition, on November 1, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation declaring November as Native American Heritage Month. Click here for a copy of the proclamation.

The ACHP is proud that its work to support Tribal and Native Hawaiian historic preservation continues throughout the year. The ACHP was the first and is still the only federal agency to adopt a plan to formally support the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The ACHP has had a tribal policy since 2000. It was the first federal agency to have a Native Hawaiian policy, and it is the only agency to have a policy supporting Tribal Historic Preservation Officers. To learn more about the ACHP’s efforts to support tribal and Native Hawaiian preservation, go to

Updated on December 11, 2017

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