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AMERICAN INDIAN COMMISSION

 

The Mission of the Denver American Indian Commission is to enhance present and future communications between the Denver American Indian Community and the City and County of Denver, to advocate for social and cultural awareness and to promote economic and political equality.

 

COMMISSION MEETINGS

Monthly meetings take place on the second Wednesday of every month.

Meeting Time: 
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: 
Denver Museum of Nature & Science (in the Harry T. Lewis Room)
2001 Colorado Blvd

Note: All commission meetings are open to the public. Meeting agendas and minutes as well as other commission documents can be found here.


COMMISSION MEMBERS

Kristina Bad Hand is a Community Liaison with the Jeffco Indian Education Student Engagement Office where she provides academic, social, and cultural support to students K-12. Kristina also provides graphic design and arts programing assistance.

Bad Hand joined the Denver American Indian Commission to be more involved with the community and to create a greater impact. She enjoys being the head of ourDAIC's arts subcommittee and helping to bring a creative flare to DAIC events and community relations. 

Kristina is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Director for áyA Studios LLC (a publishing company that she started with her husband). She loves to network and create relationships. She's also a comic book illustrator, freelance artist, and enjoys giving art workshops and presentations around pop culture and culture representation at comic book conventions and for the greater Denver community. 

She is very involved with her cultural heritage and is a former fancy shawl dancer but is now a jingle dress dancer. 

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map: American Indian or Alaska Native by percentage by neighborhood

 

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CONTACT US

For questions, comments, or more information please contact:
Darius Smith, DAIC Liaison
720-913-8459
darius.smith@denvergov.org
 

Are you interested in joining the American Indian Commission?
Apply online today!

 

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