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November is National Native American Heritage Month please join us by celebrating with special events on Thursday November 19th & Friday November 20th in collaboration with Austin ISD Parent Engagement Support Office, AISD Cultural Proficiency & Inclusiveness, AISD CARES, Great Promise for American Indians and Chickasaw storyteller Amy Bruton Bluemel.

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Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 5pm

This is an online event.

Join us for a family friendly program with storytelling and educational activities to learn more about Native American culture, dances and traditions.

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Virtual Community Building Circle

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 6:30pm

This is an online event.

Join us for a virtual community building circle for caregivers from 6:30-7:30pm to connect in community and support for one another.

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Mayors of Shiprock film screening

Friday, Nov. 20th, 5pm

This is an online event.

Join us for a family friendly film screening of the short documentary, The Mayors of Shiprock a film about a group of young Navajo leaders who work to bring hope and change into their once thriving community. Afterward we will have a short discussion about the film and our Austin ISD community. To preview the trailer, click here.

To register for the above sessions please click on the Registration Link bar listed below:

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Read more about the history and celebration of Native American Heritage Month, find resources for teachers or to celebrate at home and more at nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov. Use this great resource from the National Congress of American Indians to learn more about Tribal Communities.

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Collaborators:

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Leonor Vargas, LMSW-Administrative Supervisor of Parent Programs

T.A. Vasquez-Parent Engagement Support Lead/Community Organizer

Marisol Fray, LMSW-Social Services Specialist

Maria Hanley- Parent Engagement Support Lead/Community Organizer

Jennifer Vasquez-Administrative Assistant II

Main Office: 512-414-0726

Department of School, Family & Community Education

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