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Mission

The Many Nations team's mission is to provide literacy outreach and establish ongoing partnerships with Native communities in Pima County.

Goal

Our goal is to engage in Share the Wealth and outreach events, programming support, and increasing the amount of Bookmobile stops in Native communities.

About Share the Wealth

Share the Wealth is a program through which the team provides donation books, programs, and Bookmobile visits to Native communities.

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International Women's Day: Making the world go round

Celebrating hard working, passionate, and inspirational Indigenous women.

AIM occupation of Wounded Knee

Members of the American Indian Movement (AIM) began the occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota on February 27, 1973.

Ira Hayes raised the flag on Iwo Jima 75 years ago

Learn about Ira Hayes, the Native American captured in the iconic photograph showing the raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima in WW II.

Winners of In the Margins Books Awards

Winners include stories written for youth ages 9 and 21, focusing on the experiences of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.

Geronimo

Apache warrior Geronimo’s death anniversary is Feb 17. He was the last Native American leader to formally surrender to the US on Sep 4, 1886

ALA Youth Media Awards announced

Today we learned what 2019 children's and teen books won the big American Library Association awards

The Tucson Festival of Books Author Schedule is UP!

The festival is fast approaching. Mark your calendars for March 14 and 15, then plan out your festival fun with this handy grid.

Libraries nationwide helping to get accurate Census count

Pima County Public Library is one of 59 libraries nationwide to receive a Census Equity Fund Grant from the American Library Association!

The Battle of Wounded Knee

In 1890, the Wounded Knee Massacre claimed the lives of 150 Native Americans and was the final battle between federal troops and the Sioux.

November is American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

Great things come out of the Census. Find out some facts about American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage here, all thanks to Census data.
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Well-researched, illuminating, and powerful study of, as the subtitle indicates "the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America." When I first read…

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Native Occupation of Alcatraz—Looking Back 50 Years Later

As we approach Thanksgiving, it's time to remember the 50th anniversary of the nineteen-month occupation of Alcatraz by Native Americans.

50th Anniversary of the Native Occupation of Alcatraz

Native American activists attempted to occupy Alcatraz starting on November 20, 1969 and were evicted by federal marshals on June 11, 1971.

Explore the paths of Native Americans in children's books

Fact and fiction, the Children's Room provides many good reads on the experiences of Native Americans -- both then and now.

Best Books for Teens by Native or Indigenous Writers

These are the American Indians in Children's Literature picks for 2017-2018 as the best books for teens in high school,
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