Native American Heritage Month

Celebrating DPS Cultural Moments

Indigenous Peoples' Day is Monday, October 12th. Native American Heritage Month is November.

Celebrate the vibrant impact and legacy of Native American heritage! We've included a curated list of new and well-reviewed books written by Native American authors, links to relevant Sora collections, links to vetted external resources for lesson plans and activities, and more.

Access the entire Indigenous Authors Sora collection.

Elementary Picture Book Reads

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Elementary Chapter Book Reads

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Middle School Reads

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High School Reads

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Resources include lesson plans, activity ideas, local calendar of events, change-maker biographies and Sora navigation.

Thriving in Indian Country: What's in the Way and How Do We Overcome | Anton Treuer | TEDxBemidji
History Liberated Sora Collection

Books highlighting the perspectives of historically marginalized groups to provide a well-rounded view of our nation's past and present.

Denver Public School's Top 100 for 2021-2022

Selection audit tool for creating inclusive collections.

Blind Date with a Sora eBook

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This flyer is a part of Library Services Diverse Books Initiative that seeks to support culturally responsive education in Denver Public Schools where all students have equitable access to reading materials that reflect and honor their lives, and connect them with the world.