Native American Culture

Museums and Parks in Phoenix where you can appreciate Native American Culture

The Phoenix area is overflowing with reminders of the Native American peoples who lived here before Europeans arrived. Whether it's petroglyphs, ruins, pottery, kachina dolls, the Valley of the Sun is one of the best places in the United States to learn about and appreciate Native American culture.

Park Bench Books (Columbus Day/Native American Day Edition)

Did you know that Columbus Day is called "Native American Day" in South Dakota, "Discovery Day" in Hawaii and the Bahamas, "National Day" in Spain, and "Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity" in Argentina?

For good and for bad, the meeting of the Americas and Eurasia (and later, Africa) changed the world. Learn more about the pre- and post-Columbian worlds with one of these fascinating reads:

For the Adults:

Nine Fun Things to Do This Weekend in the Phoenix Metro Area (April 12-14, 2013)

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