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Native American Heritage Night, Thank You

A Big Thank You to all who made this night a successful and memorable night. Thanks to the San Francisco Giants organization for their support, and to all the Native people and community who bought tickets for the game, making this event a successful fundraiser and information opportunity. Thank you especially to the drum group and dancers for sharing their…

Congratulations To Our Graduates

Frank Waln Show

* For those who will be attending the Frank Waln performance, please be aware that this is an open air event at the Pergola on Lake Merritt. This space is at the end of the Lake and near the 580 freeway, Grand Ave exit from 580 and the Lakeshore Ave entrance ramp to 580 heading towards Hayward. When coming from Hayward it is the reverse. The venue space is between Grand Ave. and Lakeshore Ave.

2015 Quilt Raffle

2015 Quilt Raffle Series

Fundraiser to help us provide backpacks and school supplies for the American Indian students in our programs. Raffle tickets are $1.00 each and winner will be announced October 10, 2015 at the Indigenous People’s Day Powwow.

We can accept PayPal, the Square, and checks. Just call and make arrangements.

Contact: Mary Trimble Norris: 510-208-1870 ext. 305 or…

AICRC 16th Annual Pow wow

AICRC 16th Annual Pow Wow
In just a few short weeks AICRC will host our 16th Annual Pow Wow. This year the event will be on Saturday December 6th and Sunday December 7th at Laney College Gymnasium in Oakland. We look forward to seeing the community at the free event. Like each year we will have contest dancing, Native American food venders, a children’s gift giveaway with Santa, arts and…

Support Oakland’s Native Youth!

 Today, Native American students in Oakland are facing some of the steepest challenges to success of any ethnic group in the area. Our Native students, graduating at a rate of just 63.6%, have one of the highest dropout rates of any ethnic group in Oakland Unified. Given the many challenges facing urban native youth in reaching adulthood with a diploma, it is incredibly important to recogniz…

Traditional Foods Program Offering Youth Internships

AICRC is happy to announce that we will be offering an exciting opportunity through our Preparing Oakland Native Youth (PONY) program’s new project, Feast of Nations.  PONY is a program that helps support Native youth ages 14-21 develop goals and have a successful transition into adulthood.    The project,  made possible through the Christensen Fund, will offer Native young people five week…

Seeking Foster Families

Native Children need  Culturally Supportive Foster Homes!
 AICRC is  so serious about getting more foster homes for our community we are offering $200 incentive for any referral that results in a successfully certified foster home.  Anyone can apply regardless of race, gender, marital status, etc.  The social workers at the American Indian Child Resource Center can answer all your…

Beats Rhymes and Life

The Oakland  Indian Education Center is  incredibly excited to be partnering with Beats Rhymes and Life to offer  Native  youth the opportunity for personal development though music making and hip hop therapy.

Beats Rhymes and Life (BRL) is an innovative and award winning program that grew in response to a critical need for more youth-centered, strength-based, culturally responsiv…

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