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It's Native American Heritage Month at the International Museum of the Horse! We are celebrating Indigenous horses and humans who have made an impact on our lives today!

Learn about the true history of Thanksgiving. Check out these articles below to read about all of the historical inaccuracies that are typically taught in schools. 

-The Myths of the Thanksgiving Story and the Lasting Damage They Imbue

-Everything You Learned About Thanksgiving Is Wrong

-What Really Happened at the First Thanksgiving? The Wampanoag Side of the Tale


Lunchtime Lecture:  On Thursday, November 4th, at 12:30 p.m. hop onto our Facebook Live Event with Tressa Brown as she discusses Native Americans & horses!


- Social Media: Join us throughout the month on both our Facebook and Instagram as we celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America!
Find us also on TikTok 

Create: Check out this month's coloring pages to celebrate with us while showing off your creativity! 


Build your own turkey from

Design your war horse! Look at the traditional Native American Markings, and add whatever you might need while riding into battle!

Humans of the Horse World: We'd love to hear from you! An open call to highlight personal stories from equestrians is a part of a new initiative for more diversity and inclusion. We hope to keep moving with these throughout the rest of 2021. If you would like to share your story, please email us!   

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