2024 Indigenous Fall Ball Showcase

Join us at McClintock High School for a day of football and volleyball drills and info sessions! This FREE event is exclusively for American Indian/Native Hawaiian High School Athletes (Grad class of 2024, 2025, 2026 and 2027). Meet with real college coaches and recruiters to learn all you need to know to prepare yourself for the next level! Registration is required for attendees. Lunch will be provided. Register today, click here. 

Who? American Indian/Native Hawaiian High School Football and Volleyball Athletes

What? Phoenix Indian Center’s Indigenous Fall Ball Showcase

When? Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 3 PM to 7 PM

Where? McClintock High School

For more information, contact Lolan Lauvao at 602-264-6768 or llauvao@phxindcenter.org


2024 Indigenous Community Fashion Showcase

Join us on Saturday, March 02 for the return of our annual Indigenous Community Fashion Showcase!

“Threads From The Land” serves as our 2024 theme as we highlight Indigenous designers and creatives from Turtle Island who will showcase their work inspired by their culture and community. Join us and our guest em-cees Colton Shone (Diné) Anchor and Reporter for Az Family and Mary Kim Titla (San Carlos Apache) Executive Director of United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. for this special evening.  This year we will feature two runway shows with community designers and five featured designers:

  • Rosine Tree | Ro Tree
  • Michelle Luna | Bitterwater for Redhouse
  • Lenaya Tso | Beading Soul Creation
  • Wendell Sakiestewa | Hopi Wen Saks
  • Iris Smith | Naabé Swimwear

Doors open at 5:30 PM for a silent auction and pre-show reception. Runway shows start at 6:30 PM.
Music provided by DJ Audrey Pekala (Tohono O’odham/Chicano). Reserve your seat today for this special event. Tickets are now on sale, click here.  

Thank you to sponsors Brophy College Preparatory, Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise and Cook Native American Ministries Foundation.

We also want to thank event co-chairs Shaliyah Ben (Diné) with Idyllwild Arts and Robert Black of Fashion By Robert Black

For questions about sponsorships or to get more information call us at 602-264-6768.

2024 Annual Suicide Prevention Convening

2024 Annual Suicide Prevention Convening (SPC) 

Hosted by the Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona and the Phoenix Indian Center, the SPC is a safe space for local organizers to help establish suicide-safer communities for Urban American Indian families. SPC hopes to incorporate traditional and contemporary Indigenous knowledge to bring together behavioral health staff, service providers, school support staff, youth service organizations, and community members to discuss and strategize how to reduce deaths by suicide among urban American Indian youth and adults. Please join us as we plan to have a community discussion about suicide prevention through an American Indian culturally respective lens to benefit our communities as well as highlight the prevention efforts taking place throughout Maricopa County and Arizona. This year’s theme is Journey to Community Healing. *Parent permission is required if under the age of 18 to attend.

To register, click here.    

Date: March 29, 2024

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: Desert Willow Conference Center, 4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85040

a 501(c) 3 non-profit recognized by the IRS. Tax ID Number: 86-6006566