tv [untitled] December 2, 2013 12:00pm-12:31pm PST
we give thanks for good health. we ask for blessing upon those in attendance and unable to be here and blessing on the hands on the food we're going to par take. we remember those in poor health and in need even if player and blessing from you creator. we give thanks for the opportunity to be here on this land. to enjoy the singing and dancing. and most important the honor resolution. i say these things in your name. friendship house singers prayer song, please.
this is hosting by k q e d the san francisco home matters symposium height center of santa clara county and the friendship of home matters symposium associated. how about a big hand for our hosts. thank you. thank you, thank you i want to welcome to the stage suzy from k q e d (clapping) >> great to see you. hi, everyone i want to say thank you for this event without our help and support this community dpent event wouldn't be a great over the last 9 years. i want to say thank you to our heros thank you for our
continued work with our community you're going to do a lot. that thanks to the sirens and dancing this is a wonderful night to here the sound offering through the walls. we celebrate of the fist by comement the american heritage indian month. we've scheduled over thirty programs. those programs are highland on k q e d website. we have a couple of events. primarily we have on monday november 18th we'll be showing a film and items teams from 3 american think indian families compete in bare horseback riding and on november 25th k q e d at 9:00 p.m. will be showing a
proposed abortion incline. and on tuesday notify 27 we will be showing you a film with a one half how has children that have health programs. go to our website k q e d.com and let's get on with the program. >> we're waiting for the honorable mayor to show up but that's okay. how many vendors do we have here right now? veterans come on up and form a line right here. how soon a big round of applause for our veterans? (clapping) >> one of the things about our
veterans and we've always honor our veterans regardless of the war and battle and conflict. our indian people have always honored our veterans. before joining the marine corp. they had a dance for our veterans. we'd go home, we'd be honored our families would dance beside us. the singers almost always our relatives and when we came back
your introduced to the black leggings warriors society. regardless of the war, the conflict whether you agreed with it or not we always honored our indian people. so we are going asking smokey basis singers a veteran song please to honor those veterans before you. please stand if you'reable. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
in education and health care and in the environment for future generation. mayor ed lee began his career as a civil rights attorney he later served as a director of the human rights commission fighting for people then as director of the public works and later as city administrator now as mayor of san francisco he continues to fight by implementing services that help our most vulnerable community. i'd like to welcome to the stage the houshlg may have san francisco mayor ed lee. (clapping.) >> thank you very much. good evening, everybody and welcome to the people's palace.
well, this is tonight i'm excited to be here it's an honor to be here to celebrate the ninth american heritage indian month no san francisco celebration of the awards. i wanted to thank not that all of you are here but for k q e d for the sponsoring of local heros. this is important because your city is all about diversity and i want to make sure that everybody can live here and be here and have good jobs and education and if they go out to the military they'll come back and give go opportunities for them. i have a special guest someone i met this afternoon but represents sacrifice in the face of a lot of changes.
if you, you know, what's happening in the midwest you'll know what's happening no south dakota. this gentleman came all the way to celebrate with us tonight perhaps we can exchange lessons leeshd how to support community. i want to welcome state representative kevin keller from the 27 district. he's here somewhere (clapping) but he'll be joining us tonight. i know he'll be very proud of our community as we conduct this celebration. well, this celebration is in san francisco because we're a city that breaths and exists and works on sdpift we not only celebrate but incorporate it in everything we do. i know a good part of it is the good work myself and the board of supervisors you working to
make sure this economy is strong and can take care of more people. i remember the days when all the talk was about lay offs and no programs for funding and good times getting cut here and there and people's employment getting cut. today there's a lot more resources to work with and that's why we use this opportunity to invest in job skills. you know when people come back from the military has from afghanistan and iraq they go to an affordable place to get educated. well, the most affordable that the city college that's why we're working hard to make sure they get saved they're not going under because of the past economy city college will be saved for everybody i assure i have that. that's where a lot of our veterans end up.
their smart enough to be at berkley and stanford but they got that from come back from the military we've got to help this them so city college is there for them. we're viflt in historic things in our public schools and it's where it is for a lot of people in san francisco. that's why i adapted the middle schools to give them the technology and wifi on campus or tablet for the kids or training for the teachers or engagement for the parents. this year our city is historically viflt in public schools to the tune of $50 million on top of what the state provides for them. we have an additional $25 million in universal pre k
programs to help our public school kids survive and props in mid-school through high school. because of additional resources i'm working with the business community. you know, this year i asked that we create 6 thousand summer jobs for our kids who all live in san francisco from all walks of life. guess what, we accomplished this summer 6 thousand 8 hundred jobs for our kids. that's a millstone. a millstone (clapping.) and tonight we get to honor and celebrate some people who are doing extraordinarily things not only on behalf of the american neighborhood communities but you're going to find some great personalities and characteristic and commitment like vernon cloud
who is doing health care or orlando who is from the nah how nation working on housing. on a entity that i got to build this affordable housing in the mission area with bridget who comes from new mexico but is working with the california university to help with mentoring of our students. yes (clapping.) give her a big applause. for bonnie hartley who emanates from the missouri heck nation she's n.y. a health center in oakland. their proud and strong people working to strengthen our communities. and they decipher the honor go tonight so with those strong leaders we have a lot to celebrate.
straight dancers. welcome boys. we also welcome our chicken dancer justin good to see you. welcoming our grass dancers our men fancy war dancers. dance hard, dance hard and followed by our women's national traditional clothes. our women's traditional clothes as well. welcome ladies, welcome. right behind them we have our women's jingle dress sdaurndz. all right. any public comment? welcome ladies. our fancy shawl dancers are making their way into the stage.
our men and boys to come up. we're going to have a special here for you. smokey based sirens an appropriate song please. not enough room. you want me to clear some of the chairs for you. justin said there's not enough room. all right. 0 smokey bay sirens when your read. an appropriate smokey bay sire when your read. an appropriate smokey bay siren when your read. an appropriate song. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪