Baltimore American Indian Center

Baltimore American Indian Center Founded by Natives, run by Natives, serving the Greater Baltimore community since 1968!

The Baltimore American Indian Center remains to be the only American Indian Center in Baltimore founded by Natives, run by Natives and serving Natives in the City of Baltimore.

Mission: The Baltimore American Indian Center (BAIC) is an Urban American Indian Community Center established to assist and support American Indian and Alaskan Native families with moving into an urban environment and adjusting to the culture change they will experience. The BAIC also serves as a focal point for the Indian community for social and cultural activities and to educate non-native people about the cultures of the North American Indian and Alaskan Native communities.

A great night celebrating our Native graduates!
06/25/2019

A great night celebrating our Native graduates!

06/23/2019

Just a reminder that the Graduation Ceremony is TOMORROW at 6:30! We look forward to honoring our native graduates and all they’ve accomplished!

Today is the last day to register!!!!
06/19/2019
Native American LifeLines of Baltimore

Today is the last day to register!!!!

Today is the last day to register for the graduation ceremony, on Monday, June 24th. We are honoring community members that have graduated Pre-K, Kindergarten, 5th, 8th, 12th, College (any level), Trade Schools and Military. If you would like to attend please fill out the form using the link below. If you need further assistance call 410-837-2258 x 102.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7Q23CSS

06/18/2019

Tonight’s culture class is cancelled.

We will be pausing culture class for the summer. Culture class will resume in September!

Be on the look out for some special classes this summer! (More details coming soon)

05/22/2019

Culture class is cancelled this evening.

Please email Jessica if you plan to attend. All the details are listed in the flyer and on the Facebook event.
05/17/2019

Please email Jessica if you plan to attend. All the details are listed in the flyer and on the Facebook event.

04/23/2019

Unfortunately, there will not be culture class tonight.

"The drums will always beat loudly in our hearts even through the noise of the world, and every time your feet touch our...
04/03/2019

"The drums will always beat loudly in our hearts even through the noise of the world, and every time your feet touch our Mother Earth our souls will feel the pull of those who walked before us." -William WindWalker

Come hear the drums of Uptown Boyz this Saturday April 6th at BAIC Mini Pow-wow! 12 PM - 3 PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/336161226994092/

The Uptown Boyz is an intertribal Powwow drum group based in Washington, DC and performing in surrounding areas. They were founded in 2017 in response to the local Native community's calls for representation through music. They are an indigenous group, humbly learning and teaching as they go.

Thank you to Teko Photography for amazing photography and community organizing. Spot Teko at our next event! Tomas "Teko" Alejo (Chicano/Huasteco Teenek) is a Community Organizer, Social Worker, Tattoo Artist, and Photographer.

#WhyWeDanceTo dance is to pray,to pray is to heal,to heal is to give,to give is to live,to live is to dance.—MariJo Mo...
04/03/2019

#WhyWeDance
To dance is to pray,
to pray is to heal,
to heal is to give,
to give is to live,
to live is to dance.

—MariJo Moore, Cherokee

Please join us this Saturday for the BAIC Mini Pow-wow for culture, community and fun!
https://www.facebook.com/events/336161226994092/

Native Dancing & Drumming, Food, Culture, Face Painting, Flute Playing, 50/50 Raffle and more!

Thanks to Tony Williams of Williams' Enterprises Photography for always capturing amazing moments at our events. Look for him behind the camera on Saturday!

Happy Friday and Congratulations to Alexis Jones!
03/29/2019
Lumbee woman Alexis Jones wins Golden Ticket on American Idol

Happy Friday and Congratulations to Alexis Jones!

If you haven't been following American Idol this year, it might be time to start. University of North Carolina senior Alexis Jones who also happened to be Lumbee was given a Golden Ticket after her

03/28/2019
KQED Arts Shorts

KQED Arts Shorts

“The dance is thousands of years old. To have an opportunity to exercise it, to me, is an ultimate act of sovereignty, of resistance.”

Watch the Sampson Bros. of Minneapolis teach the next generation the power of traditional hoop dancing—with a hip-hop twist.

Full story: bit.ly/MinneapolisxHoopDance
#IfCitiesCouldDance

What will you bring to Mini Pow-wow?? Great news! We will do the shopping for you! Click here to sponsor an item(s) to b...
03/26/2019
Mini Pow-wow Fundraiser

What will you bring to Mini Pow-wow?? Great news! We will do the shopping for you!
Click here to sponsor an item(s) to be sold at Mini Pow-wow to raise funds for the center.
Delicious food and fun coming soon!!!!
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Thank you for being a valuable member our our community. The Baltimore American Indian Center is proud to host our annual Mini Pow-wow on April 6th, 2019 at 12 PM - 3 PM. We are asking you to please sponsor an item(s) that will be sold at our event to raise funds for the center. Any item(s) you are....

03/26/2019
Who is joining us for a day filled with Native dancing and drumming, health vendors, 15% off at the gift shop, and food ...
03/26/2019

Who is joining us for a day filled with Native dancing and drumming, health vendors, 15% off at the gift shop, and food for sale??? Comment below!

Host Drum: Uptown Boyz
MC: E Keith Colston
Local Dancers

113 S. Broadway St. | Baltimore | 21231
Admission $3 - Includes tour of Heritage Museum and special discounts at Gift Shop.

Saturday April 6th, 2019
12 PM - 3 PM

03/26/2019

We will have culture class tonight from 6:30 to 8! We hope to see you there!

Be sure to check out Rose’s Bakery! A great Native owned business and they are delicious! We are also grateful to them...
03/14/2019
Rose's Bakery

Be sure to check out Rose’s Bakery! A great Native owned business and they are delicious!

We are also grateful to them for always giving back to the community! ❤️

😀 Yay we made the list.....

03/12/2019

Culture class is cancelled for tomorrow. Sorry for the inconvenience.

COMMUNITY FEEDBACK SURVEYJust a friendly reminder to fill out our survey of community members! All suggestions and conve...
03/02/2019
BAIC Survey of Community Members

COMMUNITY FEEDBACK SURVEY

Just a friendly reminder to fill out our survey of community members! All suggestions and conversations will be kept confidential.

If you'd prefer to give your feedback to someone directly over the phone, submit your name and contact information (email address or phone number) through the form (no need to complete it) and our Financial Strategy Intern Sonia Dhawan will get in contact with you.

Thank you to everyone who's already submitted feedback! Your input matters!

Please complete the Community Feedback Survey at: https://goo.gl/forms/Ppkh2XcvgztBaMqk1

Thank you for taking the time to fill out this survey! We appreciate your feedback.

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03/01/2019
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

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The 2019 Lumbee Tribal Scholarship Application is now available!

The Lumbee Tribe will be awarding scholarships to current college students enrolled for next semester and entering freshman. Scholarships will be awarded to students attending a technical, two or four year college, or university.

Applicants must be tribally enrolled with active membership or have at least one parent tribally enrolled with active membership. Applicants must also have parent’s name if using parent’s tribal enrollment number. Applicants must provide tribal enrollment number on application.

Applications must be received between February 26th through March 26th, 2019 at 3:30 pm.

Click the link below for more information and the Scholarship Application:

https://www.lumbeetribe.com/2019-scholarship

Invitation to participate in the Baltimore Regional Dance Survey (BRDS): https://inthedancersstudio.com/brds2019The purp...
02/27/2019
Baltimore Regional Dance Survey 2019 Edition

Invitation to participate in the Baltimore Regional Dance Survey (BRDS): https://inthedancersstudio.com/brds2019

The purpose of the BRDS is to gather sufficient information on dance and the dance economy in the Baltimore region identify gaps and opportunities, help direct resources, make informed and credible policy recommendations, and to help dancers throughout the region understand and work with each other to create a more collaborative and productive environment for dance.

Which is a lot of words to say, learn more to do more.

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"Baltimore’s Native Americans, The Lumbee Tribe Settlement" Lecture on March 15, 12:00-1:00pmPresenter: Ashley Minner ...
02/27/2019
It’s More Than History Lecture Series – The Peale Center

"Baltimore’s Native Americans, The Lumbee Tribe Settlement" Lecture on March 15, 12:00-1:00pm

Presenter: Ashley Minner is an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and folklorist for the Maryland State Arts Council.

Where: Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture, 225 Holliday Street, Baltimore, MD
https://www.thepealecenter.org/events/its-more-than-history-lecture-series-3/

It’s More Than History Lecture Series The Baltimore National Heritage Area presents the lunchtime lecture series,”It’s More than History,” at the Peale from February 15 – April 12 2019. All talks are from noon-1pm and are free (lunch not provided). Bring your lunch and join us! February 15...

02/21/2019

Community Meeting TONIGHT! See you at 6:30.

02/19/2019

There’s no culture class tonight because we are having a community meeting on Thursday. Culture class will resume next Tuesday the 26th! We hope to see you Thursday at the community meeting at 6:30!

02/05/2019

Join us for Culture Class on this beautiful day! See you at 6:30!

01/23/2019
01/23/2019
Tonight’s Culture Class was wonderful! We made dreamcatchers and hoop danced!
01/23/2019

Tonight’s Culture Class was wonderful! We made dreamcatchers and hoop danced!

Yesterday we had our first Culture Class of 2019! We hope that you will join us for our next class on the 22nd!
01/09/2019

Yesterday we had our first Culture Class of 2019! We hope that you will join us for our next class on the 22nd!

01/08/2019

Culture class tonight! See you at 6:30!

01/02/2019

Happy New Year to all our community members and supporters. We hope you have healthy and happy 2019!

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12/04/2018

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It was a good day in North Dakota as Ruth Buffalo was sworn in to her seat in the North Dakota District 27 House of Representatives, wearing her traditional regalia!

State Rep. Ruth Buffalo beat out the same representative that helped pass the voter ID Bill, aimed to keep natives from voting!🔥✌🏽🙏🏽✊🏽

#NativesLeadingNations #NDLegislature #RuthBuffalo

Happy American Indian Heritage Day! #Strengththroughculture
11/23/2018

Happy American Indian Heritage Day!

#Strengththroughculture

11/18/2018

If you have picture from the Pow-Wow yesterday, please consider sharing them with us in the comments below!

11/18/2018

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported our Pow-Wow today. The room was filled with lots of love, and the BAIC is truly grateful. We thank you for supporting our vendors and staff too!

We look forward to having your continued support throughout the year. ❤️

11/17/2018
11/17/2018

Address

113 S Broadway
Baltimore, MD
21231

General information

Our Museum and Gift Shop are open to the public Tuesday through Saturday (12-4 PM), Thursdays and the last Saturday of the month (11-4 PM). Culture Class is offered every other Tuesday (6:30 - 8:00 PM) at 113 South Broadway; please enter through the gate. If classes are cancelled it will be posted on the group's page 'Baltimore American Indian Center Culture Class'.

Opening Hours

Tuesday 12:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 16:00
Thursday 12:00 - 16:00
Friday 12:00 - 16:00
Saturday 12:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(410) 675-3535

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