Celebrate American Indian Heritage Month with the University Libraries

November 1, 2022

American Indian Heritage Month. Blue orange and red pattern adorn the top and bottom of the graphic with text in the middle.November is American Indian Heritage Month, a time to acknowledge and honor the past, present, and future contributions of American Indians to our community. In recognition of the occasion, the University Libraries is sharing curated collections highlighting work by American Indian creators. Read on to learn how you can engage.

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples on OverDrive
The University Libraries’ Celebrating Indigenous Peoples collection on OverDrive contains more than 120 ebooks and audiobooks from and about American Indians and other indigenous peoples. All are available to read on your own devices from the comfort of home.

American Indian Heritage Month Film Collection
Media Materials Manager Crystal Casparis has curated a collection of films that center American Indian stories.  Search the library catalog, view the streaming guide or visit the Media & Design Center for more information about accessing films.

Michael D. Green Lecture with Joy Harjo
On Tuesday, November 1, the UNC American Indian Center is hosting Joy Harjo for the 2022 Michael D. Green Lecture. Harjo is the twenty-third United States Poet Laureate and the first Native American to hold the position. The event, co-sponsored by the University Libraries, starts at 2:30 p.m. and includes a reading and reception at the Carolina Union Auditorium.