When: October 3rd, 2019

Where: Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle Waterfront

Doors open at 11:00am, lunch is served at noon.
The program will run from 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Registration for the event is now closed, but we will have a limited amount of seats available at the door.

It’s still possible to donate to the Luncheon whether you are able to attend or not, and each dollar donated before 10/4/19 will be generously matched by the Vadon Foundation!

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GUNAŁCHEÉSH TO OUR SUPPORTERS

We are so excited to celebrate with you and hope you will bring your friends to celebrate too.
We are so grateful you have partnered with us to raise up our Native relatives experiencing homelessness by providing the basic needs required to regain a self-sustaining life in Our Indian City. We will be using the hashtags:

#NativeHousing2021 & #ItsGoodToBeHomeHere

We have also included a social media kit that you can share with your community to invite them to celebrate Our Indian City together.

This year’s event will feature special guests:

Cecelia Firethunder is a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation, her clan is the Kiyaksa Tiospaye from the Pejuta Haka/Medicine Root District of Kyle, South Dakota. Cecelia moved with her family to California on the Relocation program, completed high school and became a nurse. Cecelia then co-founded the American Indian Free Clinic in Los Angeles in the 70’s, after moving to San Diego co-founded the American Indian Health Center.  She is the President of Oglala Lakota Nation Education Coalition, Board of Directors for Little Wound School (K-12) and an elder /matriarch Tasunke Wakan Okolakiciye, Medicine Horse Society, addressing trauma in children using Lakota healing practices. She has brought schools and school leaders together to help each other on Lakota Language efforts, and after a long career in health, returned to school and is a Certified Lakota Language teacher. She is an adjunct instructor at Oglala Lakota College where she teaches Lakota Culture, Lakota Traditional Art, American Indian Women, American Indian/Lakota Psychology and Graduate course on Lakota Community Organizing.

Cecelia Firethunder is a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation, her clan is the Kiyaksa Tiospaye from the Pejuta Haka/Medicine Root District of Kyle, South Dakota. Cecelia moved with her family to California on the Relocation program, completed high school and became a nurse. Cecelia then co-founded the American Indian Free Clinic in Los Angeles in the 70’s, after moving to San Diego co-founded the American Indian Health Center.

She is the President of Oglala Lakota Nation Education Coalition, Board of Directors for Little Wound School (K-12) and an elder /matriarch Tasunke Wakan Okolakiciye, Medicine Horse Society, addressing trauma in children using Lakota healing practices. She has brought schools and school leaders together to help each other on Lakota Language efforts, and after a long career in health, returned to school and is a Certified Lakota Language teacher. She is an adjunct instructor at Oglala Lakota College where she teaches Lakota Culture, Lakota Traditional Art, American Indian Women, American Indian/Lakota Psychology and Graduate course on Lakota Community Organizing.


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