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  • Increase Parenting Support for Families with Young Children

  • Promote Youth Academic Success

  • Identify Young Children with Mental, Emotional or Behavioral Problems and Provide Support

  • Reduce Violent and Aggressive Behavior by and to Youth

  • Increase Parenting Support for Families with Young Children

November is Native American Heritage Month

November has been designated as Native American Heritage Month. There are many resources available to learn about the history, culture, languages, and current issues on Facebook and the Internet. Here are some that may be of interest to you.

https://www.facebook.com/NationalNativeAmericanHeritageMonth/  addresses tribes across North America

Here are 12 books recommended by the Native American Heritage Month Facebook Group These books address native peoples in many areas of North America

Wendy Sampson, Klallam Language and Culture Teacher recommends these books that address Clallam County Tribes:

  1. Shadows of our Ancestors- Readings in the History of Klallam-White Relations, Edited by Jerry Gorsline
  2. Native Peoples of the Olympic Peninsula: Who We Are, Second Edition by Jacilee Wray with forward by Patty Murray
  3. The Strong People a HIstory of Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe

All these books and MANY more are available at the following Olympic Peninsula Libraries:

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribal Library behind the Tribal Center- 2851 Lower Elwha Rd. Port Angeles, 98363

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribal Library- 1070 Old Blyn Hwy. Sequim, WA 98382

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribal Library- Little Boston 31912 Little Boston Road NE Kingston, Washington 98346

Makah Library/Archives Located at the Makah Museum https://makahmuseum.com/departments/library-archives/

Peninsula College Library- 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Port Angeles 98362 

North Olympic Library System Libraries in Sequim, Port Angeles, and Forks