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Coming in August 2023: Bear Grease Live!, Native American Community Picnic, Pride in the Park and More!


Indigenous Association presents Bear Grease! 

August 10th, 2023 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Join us at the Fargo Theatre on August 10th at either 2pm or 7pm for this Indigenous adaptation of the beloved musical Grease! This is a free show, so tell a friend and come on out! Please register for the showtime that you would like to attend:

2:00 PM Thursday August 10th at Fargo Theatre

7:00 PM  Thursday August 10th at Fargo Theatre


Pride in the Park 2023

August 12th, 2023 From 11 AM – 4 PM

Pride in the Park is going to be held at Bluestem Center for the Arts on August 12th. Come see us at our table and say hi!

Here is the Facebook Event Page for more information.


An Evening With Dr. Denise Lajimodiere

August 14th, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Join us as we welcome Dr. Denise Lajimodiere to the Indigenous Association for an evening of reflection and stories. Dr. Lajimodiere is the North Dakota Poet Laureate and is an enrolled citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe, Belcourt, ND.

Register for this event HERE! (Space is limited, and registering will guarantee entry into the event)


2023 Native American Community Picnic

August 19th, 2023 from Noon to 5:00 PM

Join us at MB Johnson Park in Moorhead on Saturday, August 19th from noon to 5:00 PM for the Annual Native American Picnic. Native Americans from many tribes live in the Fargo/Moorhead area. Ancestral homeland of the Anishinaabe and Oceti Sakowin (Lakota, Nakota, Dakota) peoples. We will have a drum and singers before the meal.

There will be door prizes, and bouncy houses for the children.

This is a free family event hosted by Indigenous Association and sponsored in part by the City of Fargo, Native American Commission and Moorhead Parks.

More information on the Facebook Event Page



Coming in August 2022: Native American Community Picnic and Pride in the Park!

Join the Fargo-Moorhead Indigenous Association this month at the Native American Community Picnic August 7th, 11:00-4:00 and for Pride in the Park August 14th.

The Community picnic will feature loads of free food (with vegetarian and kosher options available), two bands, Matty J. & Friends and Hiahli. along with a DJ. Games Galore is setting up a bouncy house for the kids and we will have corn hole set up for your enjoyment. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided on-site.

Pride in the Park is sure to be a great time! Stop by our table and get information about upcoming fall programming!


Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

The Indigenous Association, in partnership with the City of Moorhead, have started planning for the 2021 Indigenous Peoples Day celebration. Each year the City of Fargo and the City of Moorhead take turns hosting the event. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements and opportunities to participate in Indigenous Peoples Day hosted in Moorhead Monday, October 11, 2021.

Submit your nominee for the 2021 Gladys Ray Award today!

The Gladys Ray Award was created in honor of Gladys Shingobe Ray. In her family’s words, she was a dedicated lifelong human rights advocate and volunteer, who served her community through involvement in many organizations and by assisting in the development of many programs. She advocated for all people, especially American Indians, children, and the homeless. She served as a mentor and advisor to many individuals and for many projects. Gladys was devoted to sharing her love, wisdom and strength with all of her family, friends and all she knew.

Congratulations to the 2020 Gladys Ray Award Winner, Melody Staebner! We will be providing a link for the 2021 nomination form soon, stay tuned!

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