Understanding Native American Heritage

“Understanding Native American Heritage” presented by NBCU Academy explains the history behind this cultural observance in November.

Alyssa London, NBC News and MSNBC contributor, and Chiara Sottile, NBC News reporter and producer, break down the meaning of Native American and Indigenous identifiers, and highlight recent and historic firsts in the Native American community.

NBCU Academy’s new series “Understanding” breaks down the history, context and nuances behind cultural observances and days of remembrance throughout the year.