To increase the recruitment, retention, leadership and success of native peoples at KU



Arts and Crafts

Shelby Harrod (Muscogee Creek Nation)

Jewelry- earrings, necklaces, brace laces, hair clips


Ryan Vallo (Acoma Pueblo)

Handmade sterling silver jewley made of wire and different types of stone.


Brave Art (Osage/Cherokee)

Reproductions & originals of my art; including mugs, prints, computer bags, coasters, and other with images of my art.


Patricia Baxter (Hopi)

Beadwork and some sterling earrings. Beaded turtles, earrings, keyrings, ID reel badges, pop sockets, & rings


Native Whisper Arts (Incas Nation)

Thread & leather bracelets, wool ponchos, thread shawls, leather bags, native hoods for children, clay whistles, bamboo & wood flutes, leather drums and maracas, bows & wodem arrows for children, all handmade and suitable for all public


Mordella McKinney (Hochunk/Lakota)

Beadwork, beads, embellishments, checkers, native bears, horses, & dolls


Brenda Eubanks (Chocktaw/Ringold/Okla)

Hand beaded southwest jewelry--handmade dream catchers. Artist signed wild animal fleece




Leona Azure Whiteman (Meskawaki/Turtle Mountain Chippewa)

Indian tacos, meatpies, indian dogs, walking tacos, lemonade


Herrod Foods (Muscogee Creek)

Indian tacos, cotton candy, chips, drinks, hot dogs, and pickles


Kettle Korn Connection (Prairie Band Potawatomi)

Kettle korn, cotton candy, funnel cake, and water


Peach's (Navajo)

Navajo taco, Mutton Sandwich, Pork Steak Sandwich, Navajo Burger Rez dog Sandwich, Carnita Sandwich, Corn stew, Frybread, Tamales, blue corn mush, Sweet tea, iced tea, lemonade


Kona Ice of Lawrence and Topeka

Kona Hawaiian Shaved Ice


Information Tables


KU Indigenous Studies Program


Kansas Serves Native American Families (KSNAF)

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