Summer Storytelling: American Indian Basketry

You are invited to learn about Southwest Native American basketry. Experts will focus on how baskets are made, the meaning and traditional stories represented by the designs, and the represented baskets’ significance in construction. Join us!

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019

Time:  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Phoenix Indian School Visitor Center (300 E Indian School Rd. | Phoenix, AZ 85012)

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GONA – Join Us!

The Phoenix Indian Center, Prevention Team, invites you to the GONA: Gathering of Native Americans Workshop.

This FREE workshop will explore the 4 Cultural Components of embracing community and healing: BELONGING, MASTERY, INTERDEPENDENCE, and GENEROSITY.

It will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Gila River Indian Community,

Location: Gila River Boys & Girls Club, 5047 W. Pecos Rd., Laveen Village, AZ 85339

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided—childcare is FREE with RSVP. We hope you will join us! For more information, contact Linda Martin at lmartin@phxindcenter.org, or 602-264-6768.

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Navajo School Clothing Program

We are now taking applications for the annual Navajo School Clothing Program! Applications are taken on a first come, first served basis so come in today to submit your application.  Here is some important information:

DEADLINE: JULY 29, 2019.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Child must be an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation with a census enrollment number
  2. Child must be between the ages of 3 and 13 years old at the time of order
  3. Child must be enrolled in an approved and participating educational institution

Documents Needed:

  1. NEW participants: CIM (Certificate of Indian Blood – Navajo Tribe ONLY) for child(ren), along with parent(s)/guardian(s) CIB
  2. RETURNING participants: completed application for current year
  3. Please bring:
    • Child’s clothing & shoe size, along with weight & height measurements.
    • Child’s school information: School district name, school name, school address, and school phone number

Please Note:

  • Applications may be requested and/or submitted electronically via email or fax
  • Applications may be submitted at the Phoenix Indian Center at 4520 N Central Ave, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012, Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Evening hours will be offered on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, and Thursday, July 25, 2019.
  • Children who are HOME-SCHOOLED, enrolled in HEADSTART HOMEBASED PROGRAMS or DAYCARE CENTERS are not eligible for services
  • Children who attend school in the
    • KYRENE SCHOOL DISTRICT: Please call Tammy @ 480-541-1133
    • TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT: Please call Diane @ 480-730-7328
    • MESA SCHOOL DISTRICT: Please call Eleanor @ 480-472-0577

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