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Upcoming Events

  • Sep 22
    Share Our Food

    Time: 6-8pm
    Tickets: $40 ($50 at door if available)

    Join us for a tasting of authentic American Indian dishes from across the country. Open to all who want to experience new tastes! Doors open at 5:30pm, Intro begins at 6:00pm and Dinner begins at 6:15pm. The Museum will be open from 5:30-8:00pm with free admission to dinner guests.

  • Oct 6
    Native America Celebration Day

    ​Time: 10am - 4pm
    Admission: FREE

    KPTS - Channel 8 and the Mid-America All-Indian Center are teaming up to present a FREE day at the museum. Activities include the Trail of Tears Memorial Walk; a traditional meal; dancing; hands-on activities for kids; and a presentation by the Wounded Knee Survivors Run Group from South Dakota. Join us as we celebrate the indigenous peoples of the Americas, and the upcoming documentary Native America. A screening of this film will be held on Oct. 11 with the premiere on KPTS on Oct. 23.

    • Trail of Tears Memorial Walk - 10am - Noon
      This walk honors those who suffered during The Trail of Tears, and keeps this piece of American history in people's minds. The walk will begin at the Indian Center at 10am.
    • Native America Fair - 10am - 3pm
      Kids can experience fun, hands-on education stations located throughout the museum.
    • Traditional Indian Meal - Noon - 1pm
      Experience a traditional meal of fry bread and corn soup. The meal is free and will be served as long as food lasts.
    • Dance Exhibition - Noon - 1pm
      Watch the dances of local Native American tribes, accompanied by a powwow drum performance.
    • Wounded Knee Survivors Run Presentation - 1pm
      The Wounded Knee Survivors Run group will discuss the challenges of living on the reservation vs. the urban life.

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  • Oct 11
    Native America Screening

    Time: 7pm
    Admission: FREE

    Don't miss a screening of Native America. Doors open at 6:30pm and the screening begins at 7pm. Light refreshments will be served. You'll get a sneak peek at the first episode of the series.

    Native America is a four-part documentary series airing on KPTS - Channel 8 beginning at 8pm, October 23, 2018. This series will explore the histories of the indigenous peoples of North and South America, as well as the archaeology that has brought these hidden histories to life. Learn about Native tribes' religions, science, and cultures that shaped interactions with others for millenia. New episodes air every Tuesday at 8pm.​

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  • Oct 20
    Indians of Wichita Remembering the Vietnam War - Opening Reception

    ​Time: 1-2pm

    In cooperation with Humanities Kansas, we have collected the stories of American Indian Vietnam Veterans. These stories will be housed as part of the Veteran's History Project the Library of Congress. This exhibit explores the role of the Warrior in the Indian culture.


  • Nov 3
    5th Annual MAAIC and Friends Culture Dash