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General Agency Information
Name:The Santa Cruz Indian Council
Alternate Name(s):Santa Cruz Indian Council
Address:P.O. Box 8230
Santa Cruz, CA  95061
Primary Phone:831-425-4404
Description:The Santa Cruz Indian Council is an inter-tribal Non-Profit 501-(c)(3) organization composed of Native American and non-native members in the Central California region. We are dedicated to teaching respect for traditional Native American cultural values; supporting cultural enrichment opportunities that contribute to Native American identity development; advancing the quality of educational content and cultural sensitivity of educational services available to the youth of our region; and promoting cultural understanding of Native American traditions in our communities.

ELIGIBILITY: We welcome all Native and non-Native people who are interested in promoting Native American culture, identity development, community building, sobriety, and education.
Mission:The Santa Cruz Indian Council's purpose is to meet the Intertribal needs of Native Americans on the Central Coast, with an emphasis on our 7th Generation (youth). We promote the empowerment, unity and healing of our community in order to preserve the traditions and values of Native Americans. Our goal is to foster an educational resource and a cultural exchange between all people, thus strengthening the sacred circle of life.
Programs:Hosts annual Intertribal Gathering and Youth Powwow held in Santa Cruz County each June

White Bison, Inc., an American Indian non-profit offers healing resources to Native American communities nationwide such as sobriety, recovery, addictions prevention, and wellness/Wellbriety learning resources to the Native American. Call Barrios Unidos for information about meetings Native Americans/Indigenous Peoples Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Tuesdays 7:00pm-9:00pm
Meetings:Third Sunday of each month, 5pm, a general meeting for all members and the public. Call for info 831-425-4404.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Not Applicable
Public Transportation:Not Applicable
Eligibility:Open to those who share an interest
Fees:Annual Dues
Areas Served:Monterey Bay Area
Santa Cruz County
Contact Persons

Stephanie Johnson

Lynette Mike

Subject Headings
 Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention
Alcohol Dependency Support Groups
Cultural Heritage Groups
Drug Abuse Education/Prevention
Drug Dependency Support Groups
Native Americans
This record last modified February 14, 2013