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Welcome to our 8th Annual Cactus Blossom Gala!

Enjoy Native American performances while dining on a curated three-course menu provided by Chef Milas Williams. Proceeds of the event support AITSCM's programs and services, strengthening San Antonio through cultural preservation and advocacy.

This year's dining experience puts a cajun twist on classic Native American flavors such as bison, nopal, and squash. Check out the full menu below.

Attire: Outdoor Chic


Nopalito Salad: Mixed greens with cactus & berries topped with prickly pear vinaigrette

Antelope cutlet & breaded buffalo meatballs with a rosemary demi-glace. Mashed squash with mace, allspice, & cardamom. Roasted summer veggies. Cornbread muffins.

Huckleberry-honey cake drizzled with berry coulis (Cherokee recipe)

Additional Details:

Live & silent auctions, Dance performances by Isaac "Papa Bear" Cardenas & family, Indigenous flute performance by Ceiba ili 


AIT's cultural programming includes curating and operating the Spirit Waters Art Gallery, pop-up markets, Yanaguana Mission Tours, the Texas Heritage Project, and the Heritage Foods project.

Part of our Indigenous Arts program consists of family nurturing stories with Elder Grandma Coyote. 

With our Family, Health, and Wellness services parents can learn from culturally rooted mentorship and classes provided by The San Antonio Fatherhood Campaign. 

Students and at-risk youth can connect with our Rights of Passage program where they are introduced to opportunities that enhance their pursuit of a better future.

Join us this year at Hanger 9 to support our non-profit's mission of "Keeping the Culture Alive" and learn more about how we are healing our community. 

May 20, 2023, 5:30 pm - 9 pm

Want to learn more about our culture and programming check out this link!



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