The Kansas City Chiefs in association with the American Indian Community Working Group celebrated American Indian Heritage Month (November) for the second-consecutive year at the club’s game vs. Tampa Bay on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 at Arrowhead Stadium.

Inside the stadium, there was a number of blessings and special celebrations to honor American Indian heritage:

Blessings & Celebrations
Blessings of the Four Directions

Performed by Mr. Creg Hart, a member of the Kitfox Society of Men, a Cheyenne Spiritual Leader and Teacher from Thomas, Oklahoma. Tribal leaders from up to 20 tribes with a historic presence in Chiefs Kingdom will participate while displaying their tribal sovereign nation flags.

Honor Song Led by Mr. George Curtis Levi, a Southern Cheyenne Kitfox Warrior Society Member and Cheyenne Ceremonial Leader, along with the Cheyenne-Arapaho Singers, it is performed in honor of the family of Chiefs long snapper James Winchester.
American Indian Honor Color Guard The Buddy Bond Color Guard of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes, will present the colors for the game.
National Anthem The Chickasaw Nation Youth Choir will perform the National Anthem.
Drum Mallet Delivery
Harding George Levi, a Southern Cheyenne Chief in fifth grade, will present the drum mallet to the Chiefs Drum Honoree for the game (this concludes the pregame ceremonies and acknowledgements).