”It is inappropriate for American Indian children to celebrate a day honoring a person for discovering a nation of people.Peggy LarneyFounder
9th Annual American Indian Heritage Day
+Theme: Sovereignty +
September 25, 2021 / Lone Star Park
With the passage of this bill, we have a unique opportunity and responsibility to celebrate the rich traditional and contemporary American Indian culture in this state. House Bill 174 has now became a State Observance Law in the State of Texas. Signed by Gov. Perry, Friday, May 10 / HB 174 Makes Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. First American Indian Heritage Day in Texas.
This bill deserves passage and will bring deserved recognition of the historic, cultural, and social contributions that American Indian communities and leaders have made to the State of Texas.
Main Topics of Discussion
McGirt v. Oklahoma
Erasing American Indian Studies
Reclaiming the Original Namesake
American Indian culture in Texas
Critical Race Theory
Eliminating Teaching in History
Indian Relocation Act
Our Voices, Our Stories
Mourning our Ancestors
Treaties and the Land
Extension of Genocide
Celebration Tribal Showcase
Celebration Profiles in History
2021 American Indian Heritage Day Celebration
We are having our American Indian Heritage Day in Texas Celebration at Lone Star Park which is on Chickasaw Land.
The event is free and there will be a buffet to enjoy lunch while attending the Celebration, the event starts on Saturday at 10 am.
Location: Lone Star Park
1000 Lone Star Pkwy,
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Directions using Google Maps
Celebration Poster Designs
Social Injustice + Critical Race Theory + Genocide:
Ending the era of historical trauma!
This is a work-in-progress, discovering ways it could be improved, and set about refining a conscious thought to prepare to educate a new audience who wants to hear but needs details to fulfill their assumptions, create a new dialogue to change the landscape, and share to test physical and emotional strength.
The experiment teaches a diverse range to a new vision of endless possibilities of the American Indian perspective and examine the mental process in deductive reasoning to present a central focus of our latest milestones in a gradual, organic expansion, more balanced and creating a clear shift.
Historic, cultural, and social contributions made by American Indians.
We have a unique opportunity and responsibility to celebrate the rich tradition of American Indians in the State of Texas.
Our platforms are essential teaching tools to expose cultural & social justice issues from the American Indian perspective.
This is a fight of mentality versus conscious suggestion. Truth and propaganda to think change is good of American Indians.
We are .5 of 1%, most researched but least understood beyond perceived “Founding Fathers” or “Immigrants built this land”
AT&T Discovery District in Media Wall
Medicine Healing Our Historical Trauma of Past to the Future
A collaboration between American Indian Heritage Day in Texas and Inter-Tribal Council of AT&T Employees. The massive seven-story tall media wall visual honors our ancestors on National Native American Heritage Month.
Legislative Session: 83(R)
House Bill 174 Stages
American Indian Heritage Day in Texas is now Law in the State of Texas
Out of House Committee
Voted on by House
Out of Senate Committee
Voted on by House
Bill Becomes Law
Last Friday in September
Celebration – Last Saturday on Sept
HB174 becomes Law