American Indian Day

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Noun1.American Indian Day - US: the 4th Friday in September
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
Sep, Sept, September - the month following August and preceding October
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The annual Congress of the American Indian Association meeting in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1915, formally approved to consider a plan concerning the celebration of an American Indian Day.
The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York.
The Quarterly Journal helped to promote American Indian Day as a public display of the endurance of the Native American people and of the specific challenges posed to Indigenous people.
Then, the Congress of the American Indian Association decided to formally approach implementing an American Indian Day in the United States.
However, it was not until 1983 that Congress designated an American Indian Day.
It took some time and help from a few other Indian rights activists, but the first American Indian Day was finally recognized in New York in May 1916.
James), who had recently ridden his pony to state capitals across the nation to a meeting with President Woodrow Wilson to draw attention to Native concerns and to promote the SAI'S American Indian Day.
An American Indian Day was promoted in schools and churches.
Caption: A great example of a men's buckskin outfit (right), Don Pepion s leading the precession at the North American Indian Days Powwow in Browning Montana.
64th Annual North American Indian Days Blackfeet Reservation

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