Diego Soaring Eagles stories are brought to you by California Indian Education:
Soaring Eagle at Mother Goose Parade
By Roy Cook
or shine! The 66th Annual Mother Goose Centennial Parade began Sunday,
November 18th, at 10:00 a.m. on Main Street in downtown El Cajon. The
San Diego Soaring Eagle Native American Dance group joined in the theme
of this years parade.
This San Diego favorite
Native American dance group is a frequent participant in community events
and tribal pow wows. Mother Goose is the largest parade in the county
and the largest of its type west of the Mississippi. The parade features
over one hundred colorful and exciting parade entries from cities throughout
the United States.
The American Indian
Warriors Association was honored to be participating in support of the
Soaring Eagles and grandly showed the colors of the AIWA Honor Guard.
The Parade audience responded with genuine warmth and patriotic recognition
of the military service of the Native American members of AIWA.
Spectators were treated
to a line-up of spectacular floats, television stars, local dignitaries,
marching bands, equestrians, clowns, giant helium balloons, specialty
vehicles and Santa Claus. Every parade entry is specially selected to
bring enjoyment to children and adults alike. Our prime motivation and
motto of the Soaring Eagles is, Always for the children.
Everyone is welcome
to enjoy the Soaring Eagle program. It provides Native American/Alaskan
Native, K-12 students with an opportunity to learn traditional dance,
regalia and respectful tribal customs. There are many entertaining and
healthy activities for all ages and interests to enjoy.
The Soaring Eagle American Indian Children dance program is located in Old Town San Diego in the Ballard Parent Center. It also serves as the home of San Diego Indian Education Parent advisory committee. This is where parents learn how to strengthen their parenting skills, become more involved in their children's education and improve their ability to communicate with their children. For more information please call Vickie Gambala 619-306-7318 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you, Aho, Mehan.