American Indian Month Kick-Off 2019

Join Us in Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of American Indian Month in Minnesota!

Wednesday, May 1st is the Kick-Off Day to start the month-long events and activities in our community.

Each May we come together as community members, professionals, political leaders, American Indian people, and our allies to celebrate and recognize the presence of Native people in our state, both those residing in tribal nations and others living in urban spaces.

Join us in planning the May 1st Kick-Off Day

Planning subcommittees meet at 10:00 am. At 11:00 am, our larger committee group will meet and share updates in the upper auditorium in the Minneapolis American Indian Center. All are welcome.

Upcoming meeting dates:

  • April 25

Subcommittee groups: 

  • Parade Team
  • Finance
  • History
  • Programming
  • Volunteer

Parade Information: 

All organizations who serve Native American communities are invited to participate in the American Indian Kick-Off Day Parade on May 1st.

Floats, banners, posters are welcome.

Check-in for the parade at Cedar Field from 9:30 am – 10:00 am. The parade will start at 10:30 am after commencement speeches.

Contest

1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will be awarded to organizations/ people who show the best spirit!

Parade Route

Line up at Cedar Field Park along 18th street near Little Earth Residents Association to walk to the Minneapolis American Indian Center.

Lunch

The parade will end at the Minneapolis American Indian Center for a free community feast.

Register

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2019 Sponsors

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donate: https://www.givemn.org/story/5ozf3f

Sponsor: 

We invite you and or your organization the opportunity to sponsor our upcoming event: 50th Celebration for Minnesota Indian Month: We are still here. We will use this day to honor the perseverance, culture, and presence of Indigenous people. The Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI)’s role for Indian Month Kick off Celebration is to act as a fiscal agent, and to co-facilitate community organized activities on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019.

 For more sponsorship information email: abuffalohead@nacdi.org

Sponsorship Levels

Sponsor – $5,000+

Sponsorship level support will receive Partner and Supporter level incentives as well as:

  • Name listed on all event promotions
  • 50th Celebration! For Minnesota Indian Month: We Are Still Here is brought to you by….
  • Opportunity to table event
  • Speaking opportunity’
  • Organization’s logo listed in print promotion materials, social media, and website
  • Sponsorship supports: Lunch for the community, and or marketing and advertisement

Partner- $2,500 – $4,999

  • Opportunity to table at the event
  • Name listed in all event promotions
  • Organization’s logo listed in print promotion materials, social media, and website
  • Sponsorship supports: interactive art and cultural activities, a portion for meals, art materials for the community parade

Supporter $1000 – $2,499

  • Name listed in all event promotions
  • Organization’s logo listed in print promotion materials, social media and website
  • Sponsorship supports: honorariums for drum group and invited speakers (elders), printing costs for educational materials and schedule for distribution

Friend – $500 – $999

  • Sponsorship supports Interactive art and cultural activities, costs for promotion and advertisement

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