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We hope you will join us for our 16th annual event, now named IIAmericas Celebration!

Join us for the countdown to IIAC 2023 at the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum in Cleburne, Texas.

Use the buttons below for IIAC 2023 Event updates and vendor/sponsor information.

The Indigenous Institute of the Americas is a 501 (C) 3 nonprofit organization 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 gathering and providing accurate information about the diversity and similarities of our cultures.  IIA is recognized for its family interactive learning events and programs

We strive to be inclusive with all Tribal groups and original peoples of the Americas.  We recognize and validate our shared histories, which came long before contact with people from other continents. 

Our organization founded and conducts the following initiatives:

Seed Ambassador program

Indigenous Grocery Store ( Neh Sha Market), 

Mobile Educational Community training (MEC training) 

Mobile Educational Displays (MED)

Cultural skill workshops

Tailored workshops on topics adapted to ages 2 to 100.

We are proud to receive the Silver Transparency Award from Guidestar.