ARIZONA NATIVE EDIBLE EXPERIENCE MOVES TO NOVEMBER IN CELEBRATION OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH
Arizona Native Edible Experience
Saturday, November 19, 2022, 6-9 pm
Jeffrey Lazos Ferns
The Arizona American Indian Tourism Association (AAITA) moves the Arizona Native Edible Experience to the Month of November in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. The Arizona Native Edible Experience delivers a unique and authentic Arizona Experience that is sure to delight your senses. Native Arizona will take center stage at this culinary/cocktail tasting event where in addition to traditional and contemporary Native cuisine, Native Arts will be showcased, a silent auction, curated films, and live performances. Native Chefs will delight with curated tasting stations, demonstrations, and interactive conversations.
Exquisite Native Chef tasting stations featuring traditional and fusion foods and cocktails crafted by some of Arizona’s most noted Native American chefs will take attendees on a journey of Arizona Indian Country, via their senses.
The event, being held 6-9 pm at the Scottsdale: Western Spirit Museum of The West in OldTown is scheduled on Saturday, November 19, 2022. The event will bring together many Arizona Native communities with traditional and contemporary elements that highlight and celebrate the beauty and important contributions of Arizona’s Native Peoples to Arizona’s culture and Tourism.
Foodies, culture enthusiasts, and Arizona lovers won’t want to miss this chance to explore the tastes, sights, and sounds of Native Arizona. Tickets are 40.00 & $70.00. This event is in conjunction and partnership with Western Spirit of the West’s programming that celebrates Native American Culture in special programs and its current Edward Curtis Exhibit. More information on the event and ticketing can be found at www.arizonanativeexperience2022.com
About the Arizona American Indian Tourism Association:
The Arizona American Indian Tourism Association (AAITA) is a statewide, nonprofit 501(c) 3 membership organization, established in 1994. Overseen by a nine-member board, AAITA involves American Indian businesses and professionals as organization members, who voluntarily work together to increase tourism and tourism awareness on Arizona Indian reservations/communities. AAITA targets the 22 Native American tribes in Arizona. AAITA also facilitates and hosts conferences for Native Americans, speakers on tourism issues, and assists Native American people in effective networking.
About Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West
Within months of opening in January 2015, Western Spirit qualified as a Smithsonian Affiliate. The museum is also a recipient of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, enjoys a 4.5 out of 5-star rating on TripAdvisor and Yelp and is continually recognized as the “Nation’s Best Western Museum” (2021 Editors’ Choice, True West magazine). Western Spirit features regularly changing and permanent exhibits of Western and Native American art and artifacts, entertaining events and informative programs that bring the West’s heritage, culture and community to life.
Featuring Light and Legacy: The Art and Techniques of Edward S. Curtis; Beaded Gauntlets from William P. Healey Collection and Dr. Rennard Strickland’s Western Poster Collection.
For more information, visit www.scottsdalemuseumwest.org.
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