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The 26th annual honoring of the elders this weekend at mount madonna park at hecker pass in santa clara county will celebrate native american culture, display authentic tribal dancing and offer unique foods, arts and crafts for visitors. Us administration on aging lists programs and resources for native american elders american indian policy center includes resources on cultural issues related to elders and information on us-tribal relations, tribal enrollment and sovereignty, and treaties. Native american - native american history: and elders represented by each warrior can, when multiplied over several generations or centuries displays of native culture, whether of indigenous language, song, dance, stories. The national society for american indian elderly, or nsaie, is here to help elderly native americans of all tribes our motto is peace through understanding, health through heart. Culturally sensitive dementia care black/african american culture africans were forced to leave their native continent by european settlers who.