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Tribal Museums Day 2023

Saturday, December 2, 2023


Sharing Our Wisdom, Values and Diverse Cultures

In celebration of the Association on American Indian Affairs’ 100th anniversary (1922-2022), the Association is honored to announce the second annual Tribal Museums Day to be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023. We are engaging Tribal Museums and Cultural Centers across Indian Country to share our collective wisdom, values and diverse cultures!

The Association’s vision is to create a world where diverse Native cultures and values are lived, protected and respected. Tribal Museums Day will bring attention to our diverse Nations and cultures, stimulate tourism, and grow Tribal economies. Tribal Museums Day will also support the vision and mission of each Tribal Museum by re-educating the public that our Nations are the primary experts of Indigenous histories, knowledge, cultures, lifeways and values.  

Live Event

Tune in to watch live onsite interviews with wisdom keepers from across Indian Country!

More details to follow. Check this page frequently for updates.

Participation Details

Participation is free for Tribal Museums and Cultural Centers! This grassroots event will be supported by the Association on American Indian Affairs. Participating Tribal Museums and Cultural Centers will receive: 
  • FREE Event Advertising: The Association will leverage its significant social media presence to promote the event along with our organization partners.  
  • FREE Listing and link on our Tribal Museums Day event page on our website. 
  • FREE Media Guide: Printable flyers, press releases, graphics and messaging for your network. 
  • FREE Social Media Guide: Easy copy and paste event graphics, messaging and hashtags. 
  • FREE Programming support and ideas. 
  • FREE Template resolution for your Native Nation (if needed) to approve and support this new annual event. 

Participation Ideas

If you choose to participate, here are some additional offerings to make this important day a success for Indian Country and your Native Nation and Museum:
  • Provide FREE or discounted admission
  • Special exhibits 
  • Film screenings 
  • Gift shop discounts (consider holiday gift giving!) 
  • Art markets or holiday bazaars 
  • Cultural demonstrations: music, dance, painting, beading, basket-making, etc. 


Please reach out to us and ask us questions and provide feedback and ideas. We would love to hear from you!
Shannon Martin

Citizen of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians – Gun Lake Tribe & descendant of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

For more information, click here!

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Saturday, December 2, 2023

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