Preserving the cultures of Native Americans indigenous to Texas and northern Mexico and maintaining our covenant with sacred sites.

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Indigenous Cultures Institute offers performances for celebrations, educational events and other functions. We collaborate with professional Native American performers and provide them with referrals from presenters and producers who request their services. If you would like to engage one of our performers, please email LaRay Guerrero at

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Touring Roster Support

Our organization is listed in the prestigious Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster. Support may be available to assist with our performance fees through the Arts Respond Performance Support grant application. For funding information visit Texas Commission on the Arts. Below are their Quarterly Deadlines for applications.

  • February 1, 2024  (for activities occurring March 15 -June 14, 2024)
  • May 1, 2024  (for activities occurring June 15 -August 31, 2024)
  • August 1, 2024 (for activities occurring Sept 1 -December 14, 2024)
  • November 1, 2024 (for activities occurring Dec 15, 2024 – March 14, 2025)

Please contact us to arrange one or more of the following performances and for a Press Kit to help your publicity efforts. (Press Kit)

Artists & Groups

Dr. Aaron Pyle, Choctaw, is a Native American flute player, storyteller, and lecturer. Click HERE for more information!

Adrian Villegas

In his “Barrio Daze” one-man-show performance, Villegas brings to vivid life a gallery of nine unforgettable characters ranging from a hopeless panhandling borrachón (drunk) to an unlikely Chicano U.S. Senate hopeful. In addition to his solo work, Villegas is also a writer, performer, and Artistic Director of The Latino Comedy Project (LCP), an Emmy-nominated multimedia sketch comedy troupe whose most recent show “Gentrif*cked” closed two sold-out Austin runs in Dec. 2017 and received “2017 Best Of Austin” from the Austin Chronicle.

Anoli Dancers is comprised of dancers of the Roberts Family, of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Click HERE for more information!

Indigenous rock & blues. Click HERE for more information!

Danza Azteca Tepeyolotl Chalchiuhtlicue is an Indigenous family group whose members have cultivated and shared knowledge with communities for over twenty years. As part of this cultivation, we have worked with well-established groups nationally and internationally and have played a significant role in planting the seeds of flourishing Aztec dance groups in Houston, Texas. Click HERE for more information!

Grupo Pakal Mayan Performing Arts proudly celebrates Mayan culture through sacred ceremonies and ancient rituals! Click HERE for more information!

An authentic visual and audio exhibition of North American indigenous culture. Click HERE for more information!

Mitotiliztli Yaoyollohtli Aztec dance company. Click HERE for more information!

Naakaii represents the Dine (Navajo) Nation.  He is currently studying to obtain his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. He was previously employed by Tesla.  He is also a World Champion Hoop and Fancy War dancer who designs and constructs his regalia, which utilizes designs and elements from his Dine culture.  While pursuing his degree, Naakaii created and ran his own business centered around the Art and story of Hoop Dancing. Click HERE for more information!