Office of Multicultural Student Success

Native American Heritage Month

Planning committees are open to all UT students, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in serving on the planning committee for Native American Heritage Month, please email

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The Museum of Native American History

The Museum of Native American History has a virtual cultural celebration where students can view the FB live video. The website provides a glimpse of collections of art, culture and people. The online giftshop is also open for you to shop for Native American books, pottery, seeds, toys, art, collectibles and more!Find it here Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

In partnership with Native peoples and their allies, the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) fosters a richer shared human experience through a more informed understanding of Native peoples. The NMAI is an active and visible component of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex. Check out the featured exhibition: Americans, which highlights the ways in which American Indians have been part of the nation's identity since before the country began. 

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A Virtual Tour of the National Museum of the American Indian Exhibitions Creation’s Journey and All Roads Are Good 

 Created by students from the Four Directions Schools: Santa Clara Day School, Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico, Nah Tah Wahsh PSA, Hannahville Potawatomi, Michigan, and Marty Indian School, South Dakota. 

This Virtual Tour is the result of a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian, the Four Directions project and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The Four Directions project is funded through a U.S. Department of Education Challenge Grant and is managed by the Pueblo of Laguna Department of Education. 

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Virtual Field Trip: Indigenous Dances of North and South America 

Music and dance have always been essential to the spiritual, cultural, and social lives of Native peoples. Unique forms of ritual, ceremonial, and social dancing remain a vital part of contemporary community life. Everywhere dance is found, it is accompanied by distinctive Native musical styles. Rich music and dance traditions create strong ties that bind American Indian communities to all living things, to the earth, spirit world, and—when people have deep ancestral claims to their dances—to the past. 

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PBS Cherokee Nation Virtual Field Trip 

The Cherokee Nation virtual field trip affords an in-depth look at the lives of the Cherokee Indians, from their first encounters with Europeans to events, such as the Gold Rush and the signing of the Indian Removal Act by Andrew Jackson, that led to their forced relocation to Indian Territory in 1838. 

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Explore Native American Culture Online

Check out the list of Pow Wows still happening or watch live videos. Explore history, food, arts & crafts as well.

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Last Updated: 8/11/22