CONCHO, Okla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT - a call to all tribes to send representatives to Washington to perform traditional prayers for the Country and to ask that America honor her commitments, treaties, policies, and promises to all of its indigenous peoples.
WHEN – November 2- 7th 10am – 5pm Daily
WHERE – The National Ellipse, Washington, DC
WHO/WHY - 564 + Federally Recognized Tribes and Native Leaders have been invited to perform their prayers, customs & ceremonies - along with and led by Cheyenne & Arapaho Traditional Leaders in honor of all Sovereign peoples - for American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month.
Many Administrations, Presidents, and Congresses have made and kept many commitments and promises to the Sovereign peoples of this great country.
Some of those promises have yet to be fulfilled! As it is our way and that of our peoples, we call on all citizens to show respect to this President and this Congress during American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month.
We ask you to join us and other Sovereign leaders on the Ellipse as we make prayers for this great land and as we assemble in peace for our Fathers and Ancestors. We will gather to pray each day for the country, its leaders and its people and we will give thanks, and ask all to pray for prosperity and the fulfillment of the pledges that America has made to its peoples.
Thursday, November 4
IHS American Indian &
Alaska Native Heritage Month Opening Ceremony
9:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Great Hall
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue S.W.
Washington, D.C., 20201
IHS American Indian
Code Talker Exhibit
2010 Exhibit Schedule
To view a .pdf of the exhibit click here.
SOURCE Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribe of Oklahoma