”It is inappropriate for American Indian children to celebrate a day honoring a person for discovering a nation of people.Peggy LarneyFounder
8th Annual American Indian Heritage Day
+Theme: Healing Our DNA & Land +
September 26, 2020 / 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.
Profiles in History
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”
Healing Sacred Voices
These Are Our Songs & Our Prayers, This Is Our Dialect
Our ancestral linguistics could not be broken during the World Wars where Anthropologists, Generals, Soldiers, Scientists, Alliance countries could not break our tactical messages in both World Wars.Learn More
#MMIW I Social Movement
Sacred Circle of our Matrilineal Leaders.
We have an opportunity to give a voice to our ancestors, elders and our future generation to reclaim our cultural identity through education in solidarity from exposure and bringing awareness.Learn More
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 on Last Sept. Saturday
HB174 becomes Law