25 Years Ago President Bush Designated November ‘National American Indian Heritage Month’

By  //  November 15, 2015

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Pictured is John Bennett Herrington, former NASA astronaut and naval aviator. (NASA Image)

In 1990, President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November 1990 “National American Indian Heritage Month.”

Join us in a celebration of this rich cultural heritage.

Pictured is John Bennett Herrington, former NASA astronaut and naval aviator.

In 2002, Herrington, a member of the Chickasaw tribe, became the first enrolled member of a Native American tribe to fly in space during STS-113.


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