Announcement from National Genealogical Society (NGS):
Native American Heritage Month Resources
The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is pleased to honor our country's indigenous peoples as we celebrate Native American Heritage Month.
The Library of Congress is hosting a Native American Heritage Month website, with support from National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
NGS Board member and Chair of the NGS Awards Committee Judy Nimer Muhn has graciously shared with us the following resources for those interested in researching their Native American heritage.
- US Department of the Interior: A Guide to Tracing Your American Indian Ancestry This guide discusses how to begin genealogy research.
- Ancestry Research Guide: Researching Your American Indian Ancestors
- Cyndi’s List of Native American Genealogy Resources
You may also want to check out Judy Nimer Muhn’s own blog post, “November as Native American Heritage Month,” on her website Lineage Journeys.
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