BRING YOUR MARCH COPY OF MINUTES TO DECEMBER MEETING
The location of all AIWA meetings is at 3928 Illinois St. San Diego, CA. Many Nations in Recovery facility. Chet A. Hunt Community Center. AIWA is welcome to utilize the facilities in a respectful manner. (It is two blocks east of 30th St. and one-half block North of University Ave. on the west side of the street.)
The members were purified by: ___Roy Cook___
Social potluck from 6:30-7:20.
Excellent fare for all to enjoy (List menu items.)
Call to order
__Ivan D. Sam_minutes approved/ _changes _(M/S/P)
*Vice Pres**ident:* Ida Huhn-Not Present
*Secretary**:* Ivan D. Sam-Present
*Treasurer**:* George Hyde-Not Present
*Master at Arms: *Gary Burill-Not Present**
Ida got the check for color guard at Balboa Park.
Henry Mendibles reported on the Hawaii Powwow and said he was thankful for the help of AIWA funding his trip to make it to Hawaii Pow Wow to represent AIWA as well as taking honors for Head Gourd Dancer.
Henry Mendibles received a Medal of Valor by the Lt. Gov. of Hawaii for the Navajo Code Talkers and military veterans at VFW dinner. (Duane Dog Chapman)
Ronnie Murphy also received the $223 for his daughters 6^th grade camp. The fire has put a crimp in the plans but we are hoping for the best.
*_Upcoming events/Event cordinator report_*:
See New Business below.
New business: (M/S)
Barona Event- Jerry
Starnes said he will be there.
Don V. , Henry
M. , and Richard D. are all going to Santa Ysabel.
Native American Heritage Month
* *Arturo Tisnado- Says hes thankful for being apart of AIWA meeting. Hes half Apache and Yaqui. Says hes thankful to join veterans group and also talked about the event Red Earth Appreciation Day at City College Nov. 8^th , 2007. He asked if AIWA could attend and Ivan Sam dedicated himself to represent AIWA and SACNAS to attend the event.
Round Robin discussion:
Ivan Sam- Said he was out helping Ida and Gary look for salvageable items within their property after their home was burned down from the Harris Fire 2007.
Ronnie Murphy- Forgot what he was going to say, said hes thankful to be at the meeting. He said he got to have his knee worked on. Said he says personally he thinks the surgery will not help. He said the Creator works in many different ways and that we dont pay enough attention to see whats right and wrong, and in the end, we suffer the consequences.
Henry Mendibles- He says hes thankful for AIWA for funding his trip.
Joaquin Sandoval- Joaquin said plaque for Chet Hunt is $1,500. He said Ida couldnt make it to meeting, car wouldnt start. He said Ivans wife got him in the Tele-Med program with the V.A. Medical Center, La Jolla. Joaquin said hes thankful for the program, and it makes life a lot easier for him. He said hes suppose to have surgery on his nose.
Bob- Said hes having problems with registering for Native American Preference.
Richard De Crane- He said not much going on but school.
Karen- Karen said her familys business isnt doing too well. Construction problems with Sycuan has slowed business down, and holding money from her familys business and they cant continue with work.
Roy- didnt have anything to say.
Meeting adjourned: _9:00_PM. M/S: ___Ivan D. Sam___
AMERICAN INDIAN WARRIORS ASSOCIATION (AIWA) AGENDA:
Robert rules of
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