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SUPPORT a Lipan Apache owned business! For a listing of Lipan Apache owned trade stores and businesses, visit ApacheOutpost.com!



The Tribe honors the memory of Nancy McGown Minor. We will forever be grateful for her selfless dedication and contributions to the Tribe.
A Tribute to
Nancy McGown Minor

Read the Lipan Apache Books by Lipan Historian Nancy Minor& other Recommended books--
Lipan Apache Books


Buffalo Country 22nd Annual STIDA PowWow Tribal Museum/Center Pablo Torres-Lipan Veteran's Society
Bufflo Farm
Fed Recogn Committee
Calls for Criteria 1 Support

   Members, The Tribe has petitioned for US Govt acknowledgement. To win this recognition, we must meet seven Criteria. Search your memories and archives for documents, stories, pictures, etc. that will help us show Criteria 1, that external groups have seen us as a tribe since before 1900....
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Tribe Invited to June 2014 Apache Alliance

by Maxie Ruan

   The sixth Apache Alliance Summit took place from June 17-19 at the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino on the Tonto Apache Reservation in Payson, AZ. This year’s summit was a special time for our tribe as it was the first time the Lipan Apache Tribe has been invited to attend. Four representatives from our council attended...

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To Order the
Lipan Apache Tribe's Flag

   The Lipan Apache Tribe's flag is made by TME Co., Inc., in Connecticut. You can now order the flag directly from our Flag maker by ....

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Nancy Minor
On ID Card Applications

We are not accepting new ID card applications until we have caught up with the backlog of old applications. Any application postmarked after April 19, 2014, will be returned with all enclosed material and money. We will work hard to fullfil the orders we have. We hope to be accepting card applications again by September 2014.


DONATIONS

We would like to thank the few who have donated through PayPal. We appreciate your example of generousity expecially in these hard times. We hope others can be inspired to do the same. No contribution is too small when it is greatly needed. Please, give to your tribe--it is tax deductible.



Never too Early to Start
Pow-Wow Support 2014

Once again, we start preparing for next year's Pow-wow. Let's all help. It is our time to remember our ancestors and a community that survived at all odds. Help preserve our shared heritage and DONATE NOW. Include a note saying donation is for the Pow-Wow.



The Tribe's E-Newsletter

Request the Tribe's e-Newsletter and receive up-to-date news on the tribe. Contact Robert Soto at robtsoto49@lipanapache.org to have your name and email address added to the list.
Center/Museum News
Lipan Apache Tribe Calls
for Historic Designation
of Cemetery in Presidio, TX

   The Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas has petitioned the Texas Historical Commission to designate the cemetery in the section of Presidio known as Barrio de los Lipanes an official antiquities landmark. The otherwise unrecognized and inactive cemetery lies ...
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Museum Keeper Page!

Interactive Animations! Vivid information on displays!
Become a Museum Keeper and your pledge will keep the flame of knowledge alive.



Lipan Apache Language Preservation

David Gohre, Tribe Linguist, has created a website that is dedicated to the revitalization of the Lipan Apache Language....
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From Raquel Monday:

I urge all to PLEASE protect your rights to WHAT and with WHOM you share your precious oral history, family photos, and priceless artifacts....DO NOT BE TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF...

Read "STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF"...
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Member Activities
Virginia Sorrels Reports
on American Indian Heritage Day of Texas

The mission of the AIHD Committee is to honor the history, culture, education and social contributions made by American Indians of Texas. Our vision is to promote understanding in the values of and...

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Lipan Apache Veterans Society

During their participation in World War II, two of our uncles discussed the need to have a veterans' society among the Lipan Apache. For many years the Lipan Apache have fought in many wars, including America's wars.... The mission of the Lipan Apache Veterans' Society is to recognize and honor our Lipan Apache Veterans who served in all of the Armed Forces. Lipan Veterans,....

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Schedule of 2014 General Council Meetings:

  Jan. 11...San Antonio
  May 17...San Antonio
  Aug 9...McAllen
  Nov. 15....San Antonio
  Nov 28-29 Pow wow,
                        Alice TX

   Meetings start at 12 noon. McAllen meetings will be at the Native Cultural Center, 2601 Buddy Owens Blvd, McAllen, TX.

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    Buffalo Country

ND NOW, THERE ARE TWO! Yes, we now have our second buffalo. Read more about our tribe's "Lipan Apache Buffalo Country" ...

    Contact Info Updates
To Report a Change of Contact Information:

It is important that our members' contact information is up-to-date. If your name, E-mail, home address, or phone number changes; notify us by emailing your new information to contact@lipanapache.org. You may also call our Office phone number. Leave a call back phone number should you have to leave a message. Also, whether using email or phone, please identify yourself by using your full name and member ID number.

    Enrollment

We have closed accepting new application for the member Identification Card until the McAllen Office is caught up with a backlog of card applications.
On membership enrollment: ENROLLMENT IS CLOSED for an indefinite period of time. Please do not request an application.

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On March 18, 2009, the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas became a state recognized tribe. Learn more about that day....


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