Colorful illustration of a person in a landscape with an outer brown edge with black text
This button was used to help commemorate "National American Indian Heritage Month." U.S. President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution declaring November "National American Indian Heritage Month." Since 1994, other proclamations have been announced using the names "Native American Heritage Month" and "National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month." Heritage Month presents education opportunities to the general public about tribes and raises awareness of Native Americans.