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Dec. 1, 2021

Rock Your Mocs winner announced

The Native American/Alaskan Native Employment Program has announced the winner of the 2021 Rock Your Mocs contest is Steven Zimmer. Zimmer is a resolution specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime's Maritime Supplier Operations directorate.

Nov. 18, 2021

Commentary: Catawba Indian Nation keeps Native American traditions alive

The final article in recognition of Native American/Alaskan Native Heritage Month introduces the Piedmont area of South Carolina, North Carolina and parts of Virginia representing the ancestral lands of the Catawba Indians who have occupied the region along the Catawba River dating back 6,000 years.

Nov. 12, 2021

Commentary: Sacred water vital to Crow Tribe’s way of life

The Native American/Alaskan Native Employment Program continues its series celebrating Native American culture with an inside look into the spiritual role of water. The committee selected the Crow Tribe’s relationship with water as the focus of their third piece illuminating rituals, spiritual teachings and the connection to earth. Through the perspective of the Apsáalooke, also known as the Crow Tribe, water is both a critical resource in human survival and Native American spiritual traditions.

Nov. 4, 2021

Commentary: Beauty, Balance and Harmony in Native American traditions

The 2021 theme for Native American/Alaskan Native Heritage Month emphasizes the rich traditions that form the foundations of social development combined with spirituality as the life blood of a life of resilience. This narrative represents one in a series of articles celebrating Native American culture.

Oct. 29, 2021

Grounded in Tradition…Resilient in Spirit: Celebrating Native American/Alaskan Native Heritage Month

In November, we recognize Native Americans and Alaskan Natives prominent accomplishments and contributions to our country during National American Indian Heritage Month observances. Due to the pandemic, we will celebrate Native American Heritage Month by sharing informative articles in the DLA and DFAS daily bulletins and websites.

Nov. 6, 2020

National American Indian Heritage Month Employee Spotlight: Ann Large

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes National American Indian Heritage Month each November. We are highlighting employees of American Indian heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Oct. 28, 2020

National American Indian Heritage Month Employee Spotlight: Patricia Hampton

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes National American Indian Heritage Month each November. We are highlighting employees of American Indian heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Oct. 28, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates American Indian heritage in November

November is the month where time is set aside to recognize Native Americans and Alaskan’s prominent accomplishments and contributions to our country during the National American Indian Heritage Month observance. This year’s theme is “Patriot Nations - Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces: We have a sacred purpose to protect our land.”

Dec. 7, 2018

NASA engineer talks culture, resilience at annual Native American heritage celebration

An aerospace engineer and Haudenosaunee tribal member headlined the Defense Federal Community’s Native American Heritage Month celebration Nov. 29 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Nov. 20, 2017

DSCC’s Native American program reflects on history and celebrates cultural traditions

The Defense Federal Community celebrated Native American Heritage Month Nov. 16 in the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Operations Center auditorium, reflecting on the history and celebrating cultural traditions of native nations.