Naga Americans hold conference in Tulsa
DIMAPUR, JULY 27
The Naga American Foundation held its biennial general conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma, from July 18 to July 19. The conference theme was “Nagas in America: Our Beginnings and Journey Forward.” Dr. and Mrs. Sanyo Konyak were the hosts. The Naga elders who founded the organization were honored, among whom Dr. AryoShishak and InaviSaghu were in attendance.
About 70 adults and children from eight states attended the conference. It was a time of fellowship, good food, and great entertainment. According to a release by MeyiAier, President, Naga American Foundation the highlights of the conference were a family carnival featuring games and activities for children of all ages and a cultural show; both were attended by members of the local community.
The cultural show featured traditional Naga, classical and contemporary music presented by well-known Naga American talents like Kughaho Chishi, Dr. Ren Merry and Ms. Deborah Bell, among others. Guest performances included a Native American dancer and members of the Zo tribe residing in Oklahoma.
Khati and Chris Prosonic have offered to host the 2016 NAF Conference in Syracuse, NY.