September 2016

Indian Ed. LA

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Here is whats happening this month with Indian Ed.

American Indian Day

Come on out to our booth and say hello to the Indian Ed Team!

We will be teaching basket weaving.

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Moompetam @ The Aquarium of The Pacific

Sunday, Sep. 18th, 10am-5pm

100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA

Come join us at the Aquarium of the Pacific! We are giving out coupons for $5 entry during Moompetam on Sunday September 18th. Thats a $25 discount! It's a first come first served basis to Indian Education Program students with a 506 form. Every student can get one ticket and an additional two tickets per family for their parents or guardians. We only have 300 tickets available! If you don't have a 506 form you can fill one out when you get there and get your tickets. Exciting and our team is looking forward to seeing you all there!

We will distribute coupons at the aquarium's picnic area from 10:00am - 12:00pm

In celebration of the local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its twelfth annual Moompetam Festival. This weekend celebration will feature traditional cultural crafts, storytelling, educational programs, live demonstrations, music, and dance celebrating the indigenous California maritime cultures, including Tongva, Chumash, Acjachemen, Costanoan, Luiseno, and Kumeyaay.


RSVPs are enabled for this event.


The Los Angeles City/County Native American Indian Commission is sponsoring the contest titled: TRIBAL TRADITIONS, PAST, PRESENT, & FUTURE. The contest is open to LAUSD students enrolled in the Indian Education Program and will be on display at Los Angeles City Hall in celebration of Native American Indian Heritage Month during the month of November.

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Dance and Regalia Workshop

Wednesday, Sep. 28th, 6-8pm

3207 University Avenue

Los Angeles, CA

We are officially announcing that our program will be offering a weekly dance and regalia workshop. In partnership with the USC Native American Student Union.

Student will begin their journey in the Pow wow circle through dance lessons, cultural teachings, learning pow wow protocols and much more. They will learn about every dance style and the history behind each.

Parents are encouraged to join and take part in the Regalia making lessons while students are taking their dance lessons. We want every student to have a completed regalia by the end of the eight week course. Supplies and tools will be provided.

Also, students will be properly introduced to the pow wow circle through an initiation ceremony to celebrate their new accomplishment. This will take place at a local pow wow.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Want to get involved? Join us at the Indian Education Program PARENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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LAUSD Indian Education Program

Connecting American Indian and Alaska Native students in the Los Angeles Unified School District with resources and support to promote academic achievement.