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Preserve the Native American Indian culture through exhibits and cultural dances.
Preserve the spirituality through ceremonies, spiritual dances, and the preservation of Sacred Grounds.
Heighten public awareness through education, the annual Keeping Of The
Tradition Pow Wow, an Elders' Speak Program, and Press Releases.
We have seen other ethnic groups around the world are willing and want to learn. Open minds attempt to understand the American Indian values; traditional values which too often are not fully recognized or appreciated. Many of The Miami Valley Council's events and programs share such information. In turn this enriches the global community, while it promotes cultural appreciation and cultural diversity.
are pleased that our community has welcomed The Miami Valley Council for
Native Americans. As our programs and services expand, it is our
hope that organizations, businesses, corporations, private foundations,
and government agencies will continue to welcome and support the Council's
NO Non-Profit Status
1989 The Miami Valley Council for Native Americans was founded and incorporated.
This occurred after Native American friends in the Dayton, OH area had
been meeting for several years. The MVCNA is no longer a non-profit, tax-exempt,
Buffalo Medicine Wheel displayed on the index page is a copyrighted symbol
held by The Miami Valley Council for Native Americans.
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