Left to right: Kathleen Taylor, Chair, American Indian Committee, Prairie Chapter NSDAR and Mayor Bill Baird

November 23, 2019

On November 18, 2019, Lee’s Summit Mayor, Bill Baird presented a proclamation to recognize National American Indian Heritage Month to Kathleen Taylor, Chairperson of the American Indian Committee of the Prairie Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). The Prairie Chapter of the NSDAR is located in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

Native American Awareness Week began in 1976 and recognition was expanded by Congress and approved by President George Bush in August 1990, designating the month of November, as National American Indian Heritage Month. The history and culture of our great nation have been significantly influenced by American Indians and indigenous peoples and the contributions of American Indians have enhanced the freedom, prosperity, and greatness of America today.

With over 100 members, the Prairie Chapter of the NSDAR objectives are Historic Preservation, Patriotic Endeavor and the promotion of Education. For more information or to inquire about membership contact: prairieregistrar@kc.rr.com.