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The Manataka American Indian Council

 

Proudly Presents

 

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

JOIN MAIC TODAY!

Honor American Indian Culture

 

RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Official Membership Certificate (Suitable for Framing)

  • Wallet ID Card (Photograph Optional)

  • Discounts and FREE passes to Events

  • FREE Subscription to the Smoke Signal Newsletter 

  • Membership Packet 


No Blood Quantum Requirements
No Genealogy To Submit


SUBMIT THIS APPLICATION FORM ONLY IF  YOUR $25 APPLICATION FEE WILL BE PAID NOW.

 


 

Please fill in ALL blanks   *  = required

*Full Name:   *Home Phone:  
*Address:   Message Phone:  
*City:   *Email 1:  
*State/Prov::   Email 2:  
*Zip Code:   *Date of Birth:  
Country:   Education Level:  
Occupation:   Indian Name:  
Hobbies:   Tribal Ancestry:  
Employer:   Blood Quantum:  
 

Marital Status

Spouse Name

Children ?

Race

 

 

ALL MEMBERS ARE ASSIGNED TO A COMMITTEE POSITION
(Regardless of experience or where you live - participation is not required)

INDICATE YOUR TOP 3 PREFERENCES

SEE COMMITTEE EXPLANATIONS BELOW


1st Choice :
2nd Choice:
3rd Choice:


SUBMIT THIS APPLICATION FORM ONLY IF
YOUR $25 APPLICATION FEE WILL BE PAID NOW.

 


AFTER THIS FORM IS SUBMITTED, PLEASE RETURN TO THIS PAGE 

TO PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE.

 

IF FOR ANY REASON YOUR APPLICATION IS NOT APPROVED,

YOUR FEE WILL BE IMMEDIATELY REFUNDED.

SEE PAYMENT LINKS BELOW

  

 

Or Copy and Print and Send To:

MAIC    P.O. Box 476, Hot Springs, AR 71902-0476

 

PLEASE PAY ANNUAL DUES BELOW

 

 

 

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MEMBERSHIP DUES

Select Membership 

Individual: $25.00  (18 and over) 

automatic annual billing

 

 

Family: $50  (must live in same home)

automatic annual billing

   

Child: $20  (17 and younger)

automatic annual billing

   

Corporate:  $100  (4 Memberships) 

automatic annual billing

 

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Please read 

Code of Conduct, Ethics, Creed 

and 

Event Protocols, Pilgrimages

 


 Get Your Manataka Photo ID Card Here


Committee Explanations


Book Review -
Members research, read and write regular book reviews for publication on this web site.
 

Ceremonies and Events - Elder Linda Two Hawk Feathers James, Chair
Usually requires on-site (Hot Springs), hands-on coordination.  A fun committee.
 

Counseling and Assistance - Elder Robert Gray Hawk Coke, Chair
People in need find Manataka a welcome haven.  May require a background in social/human services.
 

Fund Raising & Events - Daniel Seven Hawk Eyes Hoffman, Chair
Here is where the action is regardless of where you live.  No special skills needed except a voice and a happy face.   This is a fun committee.
 

Education Task Force - Elder Dr. Fred Wilcoxson, Chair
This committee develops programs for presentation in public schools nationwide.  Lots of research and coordination work here.  Great for teachers from all walks of life.  See Task Force
 

Grave Preservation and Repatriation -
Honoring our ancestors is the focus of this committee.  Members collect data on sacred sites, burial grounds, petroglyphs/pictographs and artifacts to assist tribes, state and federal agencies to implement laws and regulations.
 

Lodge Keepers -
The Manataka Tipi is a gathering place for elders of many nations.  This committee designs,  constructs and maintains tipis and other structures.  They also keep an eye on protocol  and  the comfort of guests.
 

Manataka.Org - Web Site - Elder, Lee Standing Bear Moore, Chair
Manataka.org is among the top American Indian web sites in the country.  Members research, write and create web pages; develop new features and promote the website.
 

Public Relations & Communications - Elder Michael Eye of the Eagle Feather Burton, Chair
Volunteer your writing, communication and public relations skills. Shine  here.  Committee writes and distributes press releases and hosts various events.
 

Program Committee -
Interesting live programs on dozens of topics are presented during regular membership meetings at Manataka and other locations.   Members contact knowledgeable presenters and schedule programs.
 

Smoke Signals News - Elder, Lee Standing Bear Moore, Chair
This committee researches and writes articles for release to members and subscribers.
 

Women's Council - Elder, Rebecca Owl Woman Moore, Chair
The ladies are always busy learning, teaching and supporting the people of Manataka.  The Women's Council is one of the most important functions of MAIC.   See  Women

 

Warrior Society -
By invitation, open to men, women and teens, this group participates in many outdoor activities, learns survival skills and stresses good moral character.  See Warrior
 

Youth Activities -
Having fun while learning about American Indian culture and traditions at Gatherings and other events is the focus of this committee.

 

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