November 1st – November 30th
November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people.
(Sports/Basketball; U.S./1945-1991; Diversity/Native American & African American and New Mexico; SEL: Breaking Out; Leadership; Teamwork; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Respect; Caring) [13+]
The Best of TWM
(U.S./1991 – Present, Diversity (Native American) & Idaho; SEL: Father/Son; Grieving; Alcoholism and Drug Abuse; Child Abuse; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring (Forgiving)) [12+]
World Vegan Day
World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every 1 November. The benefits of veganism for humans and the natural environment are celebrated through activities such as setting up stalls, hosting potlucks, and planting memorial trees.
Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, who are people who have served in the United States Armed Forces.
(U.S./1861 – 1913; Visual Arts; Medicine-Psychiatry; Biography; SEL: Talent; Grieving; Mental Illness; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8 – 12]
November 6, 1949
Arturo Sandoval is a Cuban-American jazz trumpeter, pianist, and composer. While living in his native Cuba, Sandoval was influenced by jazz musicians Charlie Parker, Clifford Brown, and Dizzy Gillespie.
November 7, 1867
Marie Salomea Skłodowska Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska, was a Polish and naturalized French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.
George S. Patton
November 11, 1885
George Smith Patton Jr. was a general in the United States Army who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the Third United States Army in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
November 24, 1864
Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, caricaturist, and illustrator whose immersion in the colorful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 19th century allowed him to produce a collection of enticing, elegant, and provocative images of the modern, sometimes decadent, affairs of those times.