AMERICAN INDIAN WARRIORS ASSOCIATION
(AIWA) MONTHLY MINUTES FOR: February 6, 2013
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Indian Warrior Association
Thanks to the AIWA President William Buchanan, VP Larry Strickland and Treasurer Joaquin Sandoval there was Pepperoni pizza, mulligan stew, sweet rolls and bottled water on the potluck menu. Also attending this meeting is past AIWA President Ivan Samm. New members: Ron Bonnin, David Smith along with Ozzie Monge, Juan del Rio, Roy Cook and our favorite VA hospital minority representative, Barbra Pepi.
The business of the American Indian Warriors Association was called to order at 7 pm by AIWA President William Buchanan. He reminded the membership of the Linda Vista April parade.
Joaquin Sandoval brought in AIWA financial and more Linda Vista parade and family news.
Roy Cook presented a report from the United Veterans Council meeting at the AIWA meeting. Additionally he distributed Native American culture stories and topics to consider and study over the next month.
Ivan Samm said he was glad to attend this AIWA meeting and he was still committed to the Native American Church class he teaches on Wednesday evening. He spoke at length about spirituality and his Navaho background.
We had a review and short re-introduction to hand drum singing and a hand on drumming workshop. This too was well received by all attending the meeting.
VA minority representative Barbra Pepi brought in news from the VA hospital, La Jolla.
AIWA welcomes positive ideas for next months meeting on April 3, 2013. After the final police call clean up of the area the AIWA meeting adjourned at 8:30pm.
submitted: Roy Cook, AIWA Historian/secretary