The Indigenous Institute of the Americas is a 501 (C) 3 nonprofit organization located in Plano, Texas.  Our all volunteer Council, Advisors, Elders, Youth and International Ambassadors are  Indigenous people representing North and South America  or have a deep conviction to learning about  and preserving our history and life ways. 

Our Council is dedicated to collecting, preserving and disseminating accurate information about the diversity and similarities of our cultures.

Our organization is recognized for its family interactive learning programs.

  • Seed Ambassador program
  • Indigenous Grocery Store ( Neh Sha Market),
  • Mobile Educational Community training (MEC training)
  • Mobile Educational Displays (MED)
  • Cultural skill workshops


15TH Annual event – Santa Fe Dayson the Chisholm Trail is scheduled for Saturday October 24th and Sunday October 25, 2020.  HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO COVID 19 –  Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum in Cleburne Texas.


THE Santa Fe Days on the Chisholm Trail brings in over 8,000 visitors from the 4 state area.  We have over 70 outstanding Native American Indian artists reflecting Tribal Nations from across United States.

NATIVE American Indian Artist registration, volunteer opportunities, food vendor applications and Community Partners/ Donors can contact us by Facebook at Santafedays, Facebook at IIAmericas or  email .

OUR Santa Fe Days annual event provides our organization with the opportunity to bring our Purpose, Mission and Vision together so that the entire community can learn about our culture in fun creative ways.