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Hank Adams, Activist and Indigenous Law Expert, 1943-2020

November is Native American Heritage Month, when we recognize and celebrate the first peoples of this continent and their science, art, accomplishments and traditional knowledge. The Law Library collects primary source law, codes, and regulations of sovereign Indigenous nations and tribes, and commentary on Indigenous law as well. We recognize the importance of Indigenous law […]

An Interview with Drue Edney, Intern with the Digital Resources Division

Today’s interview is with Drue Edney, an intern in the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress through the Library of Congress Internship program (LOCI). Describe your background. I was born and raised in Brawley, California, right on the borders of Mexico and Arizona, situated in the Imperial Valley. Brawley has two seasons: hot […]

Hispanic Heritage Month 2022: New Acquisitions

The United States has been commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month since 1968. The celebration honors the civic and cultural contributions and achievements made by our fellow Americans of Hispanic heritage, and also Mexico’s independence day (September 16) and the anniversaries of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. To honor these people and celebrations, […]