American Indian Heritage Day Celebration @ the Bullock Museum, Austin
"With House Bill 174, the Texas State Legislature named the last Friday in September American Indian Heritage Day, which recognizes the historic, cultural, and social contributions American Indian communities and leaders have made to the state. The Bullock Museum, in partnership with Great Promise for American Indians, celebrates our community's indigenous cultures with its special American Indian Heritage Day program."
Program for School Groups and Museum Visitors
10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Discover the diversity of native groups that have called this land home and find out more about groups currently living in Texas. Learn about cultural traditions including storytelling, clothing decoration, art creation, and food preparation at hands-on activity stations.
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Dancing and drumming performances by Great Promise for American Indians in the Museum Grand Lobby.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Celebrate the traditional and contemporary arts of Texas's American Indian groups. This FREE public program will honor American Indians of yesterday and today, with dancing and drumming performances.
6:00 p.m. — Doors open. Explore the exhibition Becoming Texas
6:30 p.m. — American Indian Heritage Day program begins