Below are educational resources as well as organizations that provide vital help to Native and Indigenous peoples.
EDUCATION & RESOURCES
Native American Heritage Month Visit
This resource is collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. You can find events, programs, films, and more from various institutions.
PBS celebrates the history, culture, and traditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives in a special collection of films, short stories, and resources from Public Television.
National Park Service Visit
The history, heritage, and culture of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are part of all national parks today. Every November during Native American Heritage Month and throughout the year, the National Park Service and their partners share history and the continuing culture of America’s indigenous peoples.
National Museum of the American Indian Visit
The NMAI is dedicated to acting as a resource for the hemisphere’s Native communities and to serving the greater public as an honest and thoughtful conduit to Native cultures—present and past—in all their richness, depth, and diversity.
National Congress of American Indians Visit
NCAI promotes a common understanding of the rightful place of tribes in the family of American governments and seeks to improve the quality of life for Native communities and peoples.
Center for Native Peoples and the Environment Visit
The mission of the SUNY-ESF Center for Native Peoples and the Environment is to create programs that draw on the wisdom of both indigenous and scientific knowledge in support of their shared goals of environmental sustainability. In addition to serving as a bridge between traditional ecological knowledge and western scientific approaches, the Center incorporates indigenous perspectives and knowledge for the benefit of native students and work to educate mainstream students in a cross-cultural context.
American Indian Community House Visit
AICH was founded in 1969, by Native American volunteers as a community-based organization, mandated to improve the status of Native Americans, and to foster inter-cultural understanding.
Red Hawk Native American Arts Council Visit
The Redhawk Native American Arts Council is a non-profit organization founded and maintained by Native American artists and educators serving the tristate area. Since 1994, the Council is dedicated to educating the general public about Native American heritage through song, dance, theater, works of art and other cultural forms of expression. The council represents artists from North, South, Central American, Caribbean and Polynesian Indigenous cultures.
New York Indian Council Visit
The mission of the NYIC is to promote the well-being of American Indian/Alaskan Native people by providing health services that are in tune with their history, traditions, and philosophies.
North American Indigenous Center of NY Visit
Through intersectional Indigenous cultural, social, arts, educational, environmental, economic, health, and wellness programming, NAIC-NY honors the past living legacy of their people, and meets the present multiple needs of their communities.