Native American Heritage Month 2023

November is Native American Heritage Month, a month-long celebration of the rich traditions, history and cultures of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Anne Arundel County Public Library honors Native American Heritage Month this November by sharing books to read, providing resources to learn from and hosting events that celebrate the important contributions of Native Americans and their diverse heritage.


Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at your local library by attending fun, educational events!

Visit our Native American Heritage Month events calendar for a complete list of programs.


Enrich your knowledge of Native American history and cultures using the library’s digital resources!

  • Find biographical information about historical Native American figures like Sitting Bull, Chief Joseph and Sacagawea using our Biography database.
  • Explore Native Americans in the context of American history using our U.S. History databases.
  • Learn about Native American rights, social issues and cultural differences using our Diversity Studies and Opposing Viewpoints databases.
  • Stream films featuring Native American actors and culture using Kanopy.
  • Discover the history of local Native and Indigenous peoples and learn how their heritage influences contemporary life in Maryland using Guide to Indigenous Maryland.

Choose your next read from our lists of books by Native American authors!

  • Check out our booklists for childrenteens and adults.
  • Download books by Native American authors in eBook and eAudiobook formats to enjoy instantly using Overdrive/Libby and Cloud Library.
  • Looking for more books written by Native Americans? Use NoveList’s “Advanced Search” feature to generate a list of books by Native American authors.

Published November 1, 2023

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Native American Heritage Month Booklists

Adults - Teens - Kids