2017 Celebration

Echoes of (Tru).th

September 30, 2017 at the Lone Star Park

We want to extend a special invitation to explore ``Our World Interpreted`` celebrating a grass root movement that started from the Dallas community.
2017 American Indian Heritage Day in Texas Celebration

Echoes of (Tru).th

5th Annual American Indian Heritage Day Celebration

+ 5th Annual / 2017 AIHD Celebration +

Echoes of (Tru).th

PROFILE IN HISTORY:
American. Indian. Stickball

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10:00 AM
Calling Song – Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas

10:05 AM
Opening Prayer

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10:30 am  
PROFILE IN HISTORY – American. Indian. Stickball
Introduction of the Southeastern Style of the Game
The creation of the game and forerunner to Lacrosse.

Facilitator: Brian Larney
Panel: Seminole Nation – Cultural Preservation
Panel: Choctaw Nation – Stick Maker and Historian
Panel: D/FW Kabutcha Toli – Urban Perpsective

Tribal Connections

Echoes of (Tru).th

TRIBAL SHOWCASE: Tribal Highlight

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11:15 am TRIBAL SHOWCASE: 
Choctaw Nation
Chickasaw Nation
Seminole Nation
Creek Nation
Cherokee Nation 

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12:30 pm TRIBAL CONNECTIONS
Recognition – Chickasaw Nation Legislature Beth Alexander
Recognition – Texas State Representative Roberto Alonzo
Recognition – Grand Prairie Mayor Pro Temp Jorja Clemson
Recognition – Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia
Recognition – City of Dallas, Kevin Acosta
Strikingsticks Award – Ms Karlie Charles
AIHD Youth Ambassador Award – Tenayah Cordova
Recognition of Sponsors:

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11:35 am Reclaiming My Roots: Apache Ancestry
Domingo Garcia

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11:45 am AIHD: My World Interpreted:
Social Issue Table #1 – 20th Anniversary of DISD Elimination of Mascots/Logos / ICARE Organization
Social Issue Table #2 – Helping Special Diabetes Program Funding
Social Issue Table #3 – Prophecy Coming True: Climate
AIHD Market Place: AIHD Vendors /Silent Auction
Concrete Jungle: Jason Ortiz
Seeing Red: Emilia Gaston

Afternoon Session

Echoes of Future Legacy

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1:00pm PRESERVATION OF MUSIC AND DANCE:

ECHOES OF future LEGACY

Cherokee Nation – Phyllis Leeann Nuno
Seminole Nation – Lewis Johnson and Canaan Johnson
Choctaw Nation –Deanna Byrd

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2:45 am Closing Ceremony

Appreciation of 2017 AIHD Ambassadors
Closing Song
Closing Prayer

American Indian Heritage Day in Texas welcomes you to our event.

We invite you to our day! Our Celebration!

American Indian Heritage Day in Texas is LAW in the State of Texas
BACKED BY THE BEST

OUR GREAT SPONSORS

We are so humbled by the support of our sponsors to help us strengthen our commitment to provide to our American Indian communities.
REACH OUT TO US

CONTACT AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE DAY IN TEXAS

Our organization continues to bridge gaps that break stereotypes, prejudice and racism. Feel free to contact us to learn more about the 567 Tribes in the United States and bring awareness to have a better understanding of our people today.

Address:

P.O. Box 225034
Dallas, TX 75202-5034

Phone:

tel_214.943.9616

Hours:

Mon-Fri 11am - 3pm
Sat-Sun 12am - 4am





CELEBRATION ON LAST SATURDAY OF SEPTEMBER

EVENT AT LONE STAR PARK

Lone Star Park / 1000 Lone Star Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 / (972) 263-7223