San Rafael Public Library

Native American Heritage Month

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Every November we celebrate and acknowledge the Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian history, culture, and heritage that makes up a fundamental part of the land that we think of as the United States of America.

The City of San Rafael and most of Marin County occupy traditional Coast Miwok land, and the Bay Area has always been home to many more indigenous populations. If you’re curious about other territories in North America and around the world, Native Land is a great map tool for exploring North America’s native cultures and languages.

The Native American Heritage Month website has plenty of resources, online exhibits, and virtual events planned for this year, so be sure to check them out. If you’re looking for some new reads, check out our list focused on Indigenous Culture & History!

For more information and materials:

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  • Downtown Library

    Hours
    Sun: closed
    Mon, Tues, Weds: 10-4
    Thurs: 12-6
    Fri & Sat: 10-4

    Contact
    (415) 485-3323

    Address
    1100 E Street (at 5th Avenue)
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Pickleweed Library

    Hours
    Sat, Sun & Mon: Closed
    Tues: 10-4
    Weds & Thurs: 12-6
    Fri: 10-4

    Contact
    (415) 485-3483

    Address
    50 Canal Street
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Northgate Library

    Hours
    Sun, Mon, Tues, Weds: Closed
    Thurs, Fri, Sat: 12-4

    Contact
    (415) 524-2694

    Address
    5800 Northgate Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903


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