Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in Winston-Salem

The celebration has been issued every year since 1994. Here’s where you can learn more about the history of Native American tribes.

WStoday: Native American Heritage month celebration

Native American tribes include Cherokee, Sioux, Cheyenne, and others.

Photo by Ryan Dial-Stanley, Lumbee Tribe of NC via SECCA

Did you know North Carolina continues to be the state with the largest American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) population east of the Mississippi River? In honor of Native American Heritage Month in November, here’s how you can celebrate the rich ancestry and traditions through these free local events.

American Indian Heritage Celebration, Saturday, Nov. 11 | 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. | SECCA, 750 Marguerite Dr. | Celebrate the occasion with dancers, drumming, and other family-friendly activities.

Dreamcatchers: Native American Heritage, Tuesday, Nov. 28 | 5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m. | Central Library, second floor, 660 W. 5th St. | Learn about the history and culture behind the Ojibwe tribe creating dreamcatchers with Tina Smith from Lam Museum of Anthropology. Register via email.