7 ways to celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Google
Created on November 12, 2023 at 10:24 am
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My great-grandfather was Chief Sam Georgeof the Nooksack Indian tribe. During his time as Chief, he championed our tribe by speaking to governmental bodies like the United States Congress and what is now known as the Bureau of Indian Affairs to secure healthcare, housing and education for his people. He focused on the most fundamental and pressing issues of his time, using the tools he had, knowing that improvement on those fronts would benefit future generations.
Through my work at Googleand as one of the global leads of the Google Aboriginal and
Indigenous Network( GAIN ) employee resource group, I’m also in a position to help my community, using Google ’s technology to bring their businesses online, connect them with resources to build digital skills and more.
As Novemberunfolds, we embark on a month-long celebration of Native American heritage, and Google is honoring Indigenous cultures through our products and services. Here’s how we’re honoring and amplifying Indigenous voices throughout the month .