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Event: Healing Reflection and Memorial for AIS Cemetery

Join the Office of Equity and Inclusion, Parks and Recreation Department and the community to honor those who attended Albuquerque Indian School.

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 25, 2021
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Native American Community Academy
1000 Indian School Rd
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Description

As important work continues to determine the next steps for the Albuquerque Indian School (AIS) Cemetery located at 4H Park, the City of Albuquerque invites the public to a healing reflection and memorial to honor those who attended AIS, and those who are buried in the cemetery. 

Event Agenda:

Invocation - Patrick Trujillo - Traditional Wellness Practioner, First Nations Community Healthsource

Welcoming Remarks - Zane Rosette (Chippew-Cree) Executive Director, Native American Community Academy                                                                                                                                                                     

Remarks - Mayor Tim Keller

History of the Albuquerque Indian School Cemetery at 4H Park - Dawn Begay (Diné), Native American Affairs Coordinator, Office of Native American Affairs                     

Acknowledgement of Historical and Intergenerational Trauma - Statement by Justine McCleae (Turtle Mountain Anishinaabe) - CEO, National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition             

Recognition of Reconciliation Efforts -  Terry Sloan (Diné and Hopi), Intergovernmental Tribal Liaison, City of Albuquerque, and David Flores, Deputy Director, Parks and Recreation Department

Memorial and Honor Song - Drum group: Zuni Knifewing

Closing Prayer - Patrick Trujillo - Traditional Wellness Practioner, First Nations Community Healthsource

Adjournment 

 

Please note: This healing reflection and memorial event is being held off-site, away from the cemetery, following the strong recommendations of spiritual leaders. The site is open for individuals and Tribes to visit, in accordance with their personal spiritual practices.

Price

Free

Contact

Office of Equity and Inclusion
505-768-3491