The Utah Division of Indian Affairs celebrates, honors, and recognizes the countless contributions of Utah’s American Indian community at its annual Indigenous Day celebration. As part of National Native American Indian Heritage Month, the division and its network of partners work together to promote events celebrating Native culture throughout the state.



Friday, Nov 1, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Clayton Middle School
1470 South 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Emcee Eruera “Ed” Napia, Ngapuhi Iwi (Tribe)
5:00–6:00pm  UEN/FNX Film Presentation
6:15-9:00 Program

Drum Call Sunwater Singers, Navajo Nation
Welcome Utah Division of Indian Affairs
Prayer Larry Cesspooch, Ute Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation
Declaration Reading Senator Jani Iwamoto
Shirlee Silversmith Recognition and Honor Song

• Local Native American Royalty Introductions
• Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake Cultural Youth Group
• Carl Moore (Hopi, Chemehuevi, and a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes in Arizona) : Northern Traditional Dance
• Rhonda Duvall “Honey” (Diné)
• Pete Sands (Diné)

Resource Fair
• Hill Air Force Base: Arts & Crafts Activity
• Informational Booths from Supporting Agencies
• Higher Education Reps
• Vendors