On August 3, 1990 President George H. W. Bush delcared the month of November as Native American Heritage Month.
Whose Land are You On?
Notice how these backgrounds indicate whose land we are on? Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples occupied much of what is now known as the United States long before any immigrant settlers arrived. To learn more about whose land you are on, simply click here and enter in your address.
Much of Los Angeles is on the land of the Tongva People. This interactive site created by the LA Times is a great resource to learn more about the Tongva People and their land, which we occupy.
Here is another great source for learning more about whose land you're on as well as some history behind United States siezure of billions of acres of land from Indigenous Peoples.
Please also take a moment to explore the additional resources below.
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