Program of Work

Friends of Kaw Heritage 2017 Program of Work

  • Enhance the relationship between the Kanza and the Council Grove and area communities.
  • Encourage the preservation of structures in the area associated with the history of the Kaw Mission State Historic Site and the Heritage of the Kanza people.
  • Support the Kaw Nation in the development of Allegawaho Heritage Memorial Park.
  • Support the Kaw Inter-tribal Pow Wow held on the Kaw Mission State Historic Site grounds.
  • Support future productions of Voices of the Wind People historical pageant.
  • Support the Kaw Mission State Historic Site administrator and the Kansas Historical Society in the development of special events and education programs.
  • Raise funds in support of special events and the educational pursuits of the Friends of Kaw Heritage. Fund hospitality needs for special events and educational programs.
  • Assist the Kaw Mission State Historic Site staff and the Kansas Historical Society in updating and enhancing Kaw Mission exhibits.
  • Advocate on behalf of the Kaw Mission State Historic Site to Council Grove and area communities, the Kansas Historical Society and the state legislature.
  • Support the management of the Friends of Kaw Heritage library
  • Support the Friends of Kaw Heritage website.
  • Fund, produce and distribute a quarterly newsletter for the Friends of Kaw Heritage; Tah Po Ska – the Kanza word meaning ‘teacher’.
  • Work to improve the appearance of the Kaw Mission State Historic Site buildings and grounds.

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