American Indian Society (AIS) of DC


AIS Events

Ongoing Events 2014

AIS Meetings 1st Wed. of every month: Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 2, May 7, Jun 4, Jul 2, Aug 6, Sep 3, Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3 – The Church of St. Clement Episcopal, 1701 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria, VA

Baltimore American Indian Center Cultural Classes--Tuesdays and Thursdays, Baltimore American Indian Center, 113 South Broadway, Baltimore, MD,

         Upcoming Events of AISDC          

Monthly Events – 2014

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January 2014

Jan 11 – Morning Star Celebration, 14th Annual Benefit powwow for St. Labre Indian School, John Carroll School, 703 E. Churchville Rd, Bel Air, MD 21014 (I-95, exit 85, follow Rt. 22 to Bel Air, school on left).  Contact Gary Scholl 410-838-8333 x 2002 or Website:

February 2014

Feb 15 – Valentine's Round Dance & Potluck, 6-10 p.m.  In celebration of heart health month, Maryland’s First Nation Health Initiative is sponsoring a round dance. Door prizes, cakewalk, and free health screenings and Information. Bring a heart healthy dish!!  $1000 Hand Drum Contest. Piscataway Indian Museum, 16816 Country Lane Waldorf, Maryland 20601for more info call: 240-640-6273 or email

March 2014

Mar 14-16 – Potomac Flute Festival, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Drive, Rockville, MD. See website for schedule, registration, concert tickets, info…. Website: 

Mar 15 – Lawilowan American Indian Festival, 10am-6pm Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257, Contact Arvil Meisenhelter, 717-817-6421. Website:

Mar 15 – Virginia Indian Health Summit, United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) building in downtown Richmond, VA. 700 N. Fourth Street, Richmond, VA 23219, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Virginia Indian Health and Wellness Summit will provide information on access to care and support. Additionally, it will prompt a community dialog to address our most important health concerns. Be a part of building a healthier intertribal community. The summit is FREE with lunch on your own.
A travel reimbursement is available. To receive the reimbursement, you must register at the Omnicity website ( ).
Reimbursements are limited and are given on a first come basis. Reimbursements are calculated roundtrip from the address used to register to the summit address using MapQuest. So, register today. You may pick-up your reimbursement at the registration table at the end of the summit.
UNOS has its own parking lot and parking garage. Parking is free.  
Contact: Melissa Canaday, M.Ed. 804-586-6412 (cell)
March 29 – Multicultural Health Fair presented by the Baltimore American Indian Center Health & Outreach Services, 10 am – 3 pm.  DebtLess Community Foundation, 435 Maryland Ave., Essex, MD 21221 (behind post office).  Ethnic Cuisine for sale, Cultural Performances, Give-aways, Free Event, All Are Welcome.  Info 410.205.2847 or 410.675.3535. 

April 2014

Apr 5 – Georgetown University NASC Pow Wow, Noon to 4 PM, Copley Lawn.  Parking in southwest graage off of Canal Street.  Contact: for more info.

**SAVE THE DATE** Apr 24-26 - Jim Thorpe Days!!  Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, PA.  Carlisle War College trainers square off in various sporting events in the spirit of Jim Thorpe, voted the 20th Century’s Greatest Athlete by TEAM USA.  Special Guest Speaker: LT. GOV. Jefferson Keel, Chickasaw Nation, Immediate Past President of the National Congress of American Indians.  For GPS location, enter "Jim Thorpe and Claremont roads, Carlisle PA" 17013..  Note: Photo ID to enter Carlisle Barracks is required.

May 2014

May 16-18 – Monacan Nation 22nd Annual Powwow, Elon VA. For more information go to:

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 November 2014

Nov 22-23 –  Baltimore American Indian Center 40th Annual Powwow, Towson University/University Union, 2nd Floor Union Garage Entrance.(Sat. 11am-7pm, Sun.11am-6pm)  Traditional Powwow/Native Dancers Invited/Daily Specials.  Daily Admission Adult $10/Child $5/under 3 free.  Native American Dance/Drum, Cultural Presentations/Native Craft  FREE PARKING UNION GARGAGE- This is the main Entrance 410.675.3535.

December 2014

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