San Diego Elders Club
and AIWA 2011 Holiday Luncheon
December 21, 2011 from 1 to 3pm, the TONKAWA Elders club and the
American Indian Warriors Association arrived early and on time.
The University Avenue Home Town Buffet was again the site for this
hosted holiday gathering. We hope you enjoy the images of this delightful
Much as our
regular TONKAWA monthly meetings the members come in smiling and
are ready to use those toothy choppers to set down to eat. Good
talk and good food makes for the best spice when lifelong friends
invitation and intention was again successful for all attending
to be the welcome guests at the AIWA and TONKAWA annual luncheon
table. We, at the testosterone table, unleashed our risqué
shoptalk about pow wows and kicking up dust from time to time.
Jerry Starnes, William Buchanan and Lourdes, Jean Vigeneault, Joaquin
Sandoval and Karen, Teresa with Anthony, Nellie Ruiz and Roy Cook
were delighted to tease, joke and greet Randy Edmonds, Vicky Gambala.
Rose Davis, Richard Orvedal, Chuck Cadotte, Manuel and Cecelia Flores,
Carla Tourville, Mary Oyos, El Bisarra, Richard Decrane
with Violet and Tomas.
with Ben Nance, Abel Jacome, Barbra Shramek, Marsha Spirit Bear
and many other beautiful people whom I may have missed or forgotten
your name. I am using that line, Senior moment, more and more now
We were pleased
to see the splendid turn out and participation of both organizations.
This is the first, of many future, combined social opportunities
for our American Indian Veterans and Elders and associate friends.
The revitalization of spirit that may be nurtured by these positive,
healthy supportive social opportunities will go far to heal and
strengthen our Intertribal memberships.
wish you all the possible happiness and better health this following
year. Thank you all there today for the hugs and good wishes of
the Holiday season.
We hope to
see you all at the next TONKAWA and AIWA meeting in the New Year
submitted: TONKAWA Secretary Roy Cook