Native American Heritage Month : NPR Extra November is Native American Heritage Month and here is how NPR is celebrating!

Native American Heritage Month

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Native American Heritage Month 2021


November is Native American Heritage Month and NPR is celebrating by highlighting different Indigenous stories and culture throughout the public media sphere. Tiny Desk will be featuring Indigenous artists like William Prince, Ya Tseen and Raye Zaragoza. Celebrate with us by listening to these podcasts, Tiny Desk Concerts and reading through our resource list. Happy Native American Heritage Month!



Faces of NPR: Devin Mellor

Training/Sources: NPR Diverse Sources Database: Native American Issues

Indigenous stories highlighted here.

Station work:

The public media network serves a diverse range of communities including stations that are licensed to Native American tribes or serve Indigenous populations in their service areas.

These organizations report on issues relevant to their communities in the realms of public health, climate change knowledge, land acknowledgment, and so much more.

Whether it be on-the-ground community reporting, podcasting, or musical and cultural initiatives, public media organizations serve and recognize Indigenous contributions and heritage year-round.

Here is a sampling of some of the public media organizations serving Native populations:

Here are some NPR Member station podcasts focused on Native Issues:

This blog post will be updated throughout the month with new stories and highlights!