Event: American Indian Heritage Day, 9/25

american indian heritage day Join the Bullock Museum and Great Promise for American Indians in celebrating the 3rd Annual American Indian Heritage Day on Friday, September 25, 2015 from 9am until 8:30pm.

The Texas State Legislature named the last Friday in September American Indian Heritage Day, which recognizes the historic, cultural, and social contributions American Indian communities and leaders have made to the state.

Schedule of Events

Program for School Groups and Museum Visitors

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Discover the diversity of native groups that have called Texas home and find out more about groups currently living in Texas. Learn about cultural traditions including storytelling, clothing decoration, art creation, and food preparation at hands-on activity stations.

Performances
Advertisement10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Dancing and drumming performances by Great Promise for American Indians in the Museum lobby.

Public Celebration

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Celebrate the traditional and contemporary arts of Texas’s American Indian groups. This FREE public program will honor American Indians of yesterday and today, with art displays and dancing and drumming performances. Stations to learn more about traditional art and foodways will be available both before and after the program.

American Indian Heritage Day

Friday, September 25 from 9am-8:30pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701

About Nicole Basham 793 Articles
A native Austinite and soccer-playing mom, Nicole uses her 10-year-old son as an excuse to rediscover her hometown through his eyes. In Thoreau's words, her mission is to "suck out all the marrow of life", or in her son's words, to cultivate in him a love of "advenchers".

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