Welcome Join us for our 16th Annual Event! 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 the Americas or people who have a deep conviction to help learn and preserve our history and lifeways for future generations. Our Council is dedicated to developing and providing accurate information about the diversity and similarities of our cultures. IIA is recognized for its family interactive learning events and programs. Seed Ambassador programIndigenous Grocery Store ( Neh Sha Market), Mobile Educational Community training (MEC training) Mobile Educational Displays (MED)Cultural skill workshops We are proud to receive the Silver Transparency Award from Guidestar.