Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in Sacramento

Join the California State Indian Museum in artist demonstrations + more.

Two red doors stand open at the entry way of the State Indian Museum in Sacramento.

The State Indian Museum is open all week, including weekends, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Photo by SACtoday staff

Designated in 1990, Native American Heritage Month was established to recognize important contributions made by our nation’s first peoples and their rich and diverse cultures.

Groups in the Sacramento area include:

A bookshelf of books and display of shirts by Californian Native Americans are in the museum gift shop.

Native handcrafted art + resources are sold in the State Indian Museum’s gift shop.

Photo by SACtoday staff

The California Indian Heritage Center Foundation + the State Indian Museum host events year-round, but this November boasts three main events you’ll want to pencil in.

Basketweaving Demonstration
Saturday, Nov. 11 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • Led by Karuk basketweaver Dixie Rogers, she demonstrates the fine art of basketweaving in an educational and hands-on experience.

Native Arts & Crafts Market
Friday + Saturday, Nov. 24-25 | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

  • Shop local + purchase unique gifts for the upcoming holidays (or just because). Expect a variety of products, activities + more.

Museum Store Sunday
Sunday, Nov. 26 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Celebrate Museum Store Sunday with the State Indian Museum + get a free tote bag with any purchase, while supplies last.