AIBA is a non-profit organization which provides support to American Indians on Reservations in the U.S. AIBA was founded in belief and committment to the betterment of lives of the Native American people. AIBA's focus is to provide American Indians living in poverty with basic necessities of food, clothing, shoes, blankets/quilts, and other necessities to help them live a more comfortable, quality life. What a wonderful thing to bring some comfort, some joy, and some compassion to a people so long ignored and in such need...The American Indians.
AIBA's mission is to give the American Indian people A New Day with New Hope.
An elderly Navajo woman grateful to receive a handmade quilt
Making a Difference!
"Ladies of the First Baptist Church Ministry" in Canyon, TX
They make beautiful quilts, which they have so generously donated for the people on the reservations.
Upcoming Events & AIBA News
-March 23-27, 2015, we are going back to the Navajo reservation for a work week. We will be doing repairs to their homes, corrals, painting, and any other maintenance/repairs needed. An additional trip to deliver food and cloting is planned for September 2015.
-We were in Arizona Sept. 11, 12, & 13 (at the Navajo reservation in Klagetoh, AZ). Board member Kayo Tahmahkera of Tempe, AZ was there to help us as well as Brad Ingram,Cindy Jenkins, and Randy and Gwen Lebeau. The great need of so many breaks our hearts. Over 100 families received much needed food and clothing. The most significant experience on these trips is learning from the People that they are Not Forgotten or ignored.
-New board member Karen Tahmahkera Pennington of Watuga, Tx. , daughter of Monroe and Patsye Tahmahkera. Raised in Fort Worth, Richland High School and Tarrent County College. She is on The Comanche tribal roll. Great great grandaughter of Quanah Parker, famous statesman, successful rancher and last chief of the Comanches. She is a legal assistant to Fort Worth attorneys, J Robert Forshey and Jeff Prostok for 30 years. Her involvment with charities, include local and global mission.
A little boy on a Navajo reservation in Arizona Happy to get a new pair of shoes