Cultural Events & Activities

Cultural Services:
An important part of our program is integrating cultural and traditional services into our treatment. We implement therapeutic and care coordination services that are culturally centered using a theoretically supported and practiced competencies that understand and appreciate diversity among and within American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations.


Some of the cultural activities that are provided to AI/AN clients either individually or as a group includes:

  • Beading
  • Drumming
  • Singing and Dancing
  • Language Classes
  • Sage Picking
  • Traditional Games and Crafts
  • Talking Circles
  • Individual Traditional Counseling
  • Equine Assisted Growth and Healing Services


The future’s looking brighter for American Indians living in Los Angeles. Ever since the City Council voted to eliminate Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day, Los Angeles American Indians have felt a growing sense of pride and contentment as fully recognized members of the greater Los Angeles community. Monday, October 8th marked the very first Indigenous Peoples Day event in LA, and United American Indian Involvement (UAII) was at its forefront, together
On Friday, November 2nd, Harold was welcomed to L.A. City Hall by Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell who thanked Harold for his dedication to the community. Harold received a plaque from the city and was able to share a few words about his experience coming to Los Angeles on relocation and working towards education and career as an American Indian in the City. On Tuesday, November 20th Harold was invited to an LA County Board of Supervisor
On Tuesday, January 15th our organization took part in a special presentation hosted by PBS So Cal, Independent Lens, and the Autry Museum. The event showcased the premiere of the film Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World on PBS and throughout the night featured movie clips and a discussion panel featuring one of the film’s producers, Stevie Salas (Apache), actor Edward James Olmos, and Wayne Cramer of the American band, MC5.  The event was hosted