NAFB host annual tribal meeting

Photo: Lawrence Crespo/U.S. Air Force

By Lawrence Crespo/99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs – – Photo: Lawrence Crespo/U.S. Air Force.

Photo: A young female Duckwater Shoshone Indian performs a native dance during the Native American Heritage Month ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 28. Tribal dance is common among the Native American Indians and reflects their varying styles and music taste.

The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Installation Management Flight along with Nellis Air Force Base senior leadership hosted the annual Native American Tribal meeting at the Club on Nov. 28.  This year commemorates the 21st year of government to government partnership with 17 tribes with ancestral ties with Nellis AFB, Creech AFB and the Nevada Test and Training Range.  Representatives from tribes throughout Arizona, Utah, California and Nevada attended the meeting to discuss concerns and to pay tribute to the Native American culture in the southwest United States.

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