Empowered Youth Development Initiatives Presents....
2024 North American Indigenous Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet Weekend
Friday-Saturday, March 15-16, 2024
Friday School Host: Oneida Nation Schools, Oneida, Wisconsin, USA
Saturday Banquet Host: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
The North American Indigenous Athletics Hall of Fame will recognize the 2024 class as well as 2022 and 2023 inductees in a banquet and other events. The banquet and other events are for all ages.
By honoring and celebrating the empowered journey of these individuals and teams, the hope is their stories may inspire future generations to follow their dreams in athletics.
The 2022 and 2023 NAIAHF inductees, family members and friends are also invited to each banquet whether or not they attended the first banquet in Shakopee, MN, USA on September 9, 2023. 54 inductees and 300 people attended the banquet.
The 2024 NAIAHF Inductees will be announced on October 21, 2023 with profiles uploaded to the website by January 2, 2024.
2024 NAIAHF Banquet Weekend Schedule
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Oneida Nation Schools Reception and Social Dance
Indigenous Honor Games
Run/Walk/Roll to the Sunrise
Radisson Inn, Green Bay
Sunrise Tobacco Burning Ceremony
Dr. Artley Skenandore
Radisson Conference Center
Doors Open to 2024 NAIAHF Banquet
Iroquois Complex, Radisson Conference Center
Opening Reception with Beverage Stations
Welcome: Dr. Dan Ninham
Sponsor Acknowledgment: Dr. Dan Ninham
Honor Song: Buffalo Creek Drum
Individual Inductee Recognition: Susan and Dr. Dan Ninham
Meet and Greet Inductees Reception
Meal Blessing: Susan Ninham
Music Performance by Wade Fernandez, Menominee, Singer/Songwriter, Website:
Music Performance Sponsor: Oneida Nation Arts Program
General Public Meet and Greet Inductees Reception
Emcees: Susan and Dr. Dan Ninham
Co-Emcees: Dr. Dan and Susan Ninham
Inductees Group Photo
Traditional Blessing: Dr. Artley Skenandore
Traveling Song: Buffalo Creek Drum
NAIAHF Banquet Information: Early Bird Fee - $30 USD/per person with a deadline of noon central time November 1, 2023; $40 USD/per person after November 1, 2023 with a deadline of noon central time on March 8, 2024; send name, cell number and email address, and number of tickets (on site check in) with check or money order payable to Empowered Youth Development Initiatives and mail to Dan Ninham, PO Box 652, Red Lake, MN, 56671, USA or PayPal payment to code: email@example.com
Austin Straubel International Airport: The Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, WI is across the road from the host Radisson Inn Green Bay: https://www.flygrb.com/
Host Oneida Nation Schools: https://oneida-nsn.gov/education/oneida-nation-school-system/
Host Hotel Information: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, https://oneidacasino.net/radisson-hotel-conference-center/
Ask for the group rate for “North American Indigenous Athletics”. The room rate is $99USD plus 15.5% tax. Rooms can be tax exempt with Tribal ID shown at check in. The best phone number to make a reservation is 920-494-7300 extension 0. Also use the booking link below. Group rate is available until February 23, 2024. After that it is based on hotel availability.
This is the booking link - https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/G9660457
Sponsorship Opportunities: To receive sponsorship opportunities, contact Dr. Dan Ninham.
Information: Susan Ninham, cell: 218.766.3507 or Dr. Dan Ninham, cell: 218.368.6430 or firstname.lastname@example.org