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November Proclaimed As American Indian Heritage Month


Last updated 11/1/2021 at 11:18am

Gov. Roy Cooper has declared November as American Indian Heritage Month, an observance that celebrates the history and heritage of the nation’s first inhabitants.

North Carolina is home to eight state recognized tribes, including the Coharie, Eastern Band of Cherokee, Haliwa-Saponi, Lumbee, Meherrin, Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation, Sappony and Waccamaw-Siouan. The state also has four urban Indian associations, including the Cumberland County Association for Indian People, Guilford Native American Association, Metrolina Native American Association and the Triangle Native American...

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