Reports are circulating — on Twitter and elsewhere — that Donald Trump has cancelled Native American Heritage Month and replaced it with a new designation: National American History and Founders Month.
They think we are not paying attention as they implement their white nationalist agenda. This administration just replaced Native American History Month with National American History and Founders Month. The erasure of our indigenous fam is outrageous. https://t.co/J6CbLcn48o
— Linda Sarsour (@lsarsour) November 5, 2019
They’re wrong. On Thursday, Trump continued a tradition started by President George H.W. Bush back in 1990 and declared the month of November National Native American Heritage Month. The same day, the president issued a second — and new — proclamation declaring November “National American History and