Due to ongoing restrictions and public health risks during the coronavirus pandemic, the INAIAC held its meetings and events online in 2020. Visit our Native American Heritage Month resource page for information on our cultural education and outreach efforts in the virtual space.
INAIAC Director Williams participated at the following pow wows
The INAIAC Director Williams participated at the following pow wows: First Nations Bloomington, Columbia City, Lebanon, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi by promoting the INAIAC Native American student scholarships and the Michael Pace Educator Grant.
In July, Evansville Central Library was the third location chosen for the INAIAC Listening Session. Thank you to INAIAC Director MeLissa Williams, Commissioner John Adams, Tom Montezuma, Kaleb McCaffry, Sheila Bobay and the moderator, Monica Stinchfield.
Interns working for Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission, Alaina Bryant, IUPUI, and Annie Bedwell, Ball State University.
In June, Kokomo was the second city chosen for the INAIAC Listening Session. Thank you to Commissioner Sally Tuttle, Tanya Denk, Noah McClerkin, Larkin Four Killer, Tyler Moore.
In May, Monroe County Public Library located in Bloomington, Indiana was the first location for the INAIAC first Listening Session. (Listening Session Bloominton2),Thank you to Commissioner Felica Ahasteen-Bryant, Dr. Champion Shaw, Alaina Bryant, ICRC Outreach Manager, John Hawkins.
Februrary was the month of Swearing In Commissioners for the Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission.