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Arizona Recognizes Native American Heritage Month

November 13, 2019

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey declared November 2019 Native American Heritage Month in Arizona to recognize the many historical, cultural and economic contributions of Native Americans in Arizona and across the nation.

“Arizona is proud of the diversity and cultural richness advanced by the 22 Tribal Nations and communities throughout our state,” said Governor Ducey. “Native American culture and identity are an intrinsic part of Arizona’s past, present and future. In recognition of the unique ways that Native American communities enhance the vitality of our state, it’s my honor to proclaim November Native American Heritage Month.”

Arizona is home to 22 Tribal Nations and communities. The land of these nations and communities comprises approximately 28 percent of Arizona’s land base.

Download the Proclamation here.