NACC Celebrates Randy Burns
Board Member and Pride 2005 Grand Marshall
Randy faces the media with Mayor Newsom, City Hall Rotunda,  June 20, 2005
From left of the boom mike:  Penny Nixon, Donna Sachet, Mayor Newsom, Randy Burns, Peggy Moore, Ambassador James Hormel, City Treasurer Jose Cisneros.  All city hall photos by Andrew Brother Elk and copyright by NACC.
Mayor Newsom makes remarks and jokes about being single

From left:  Penny Nixon, Donna Sachet, Mayor Newsom, Peggy Moore, Randy, City Treasurer Jose Cisneros, Supervisor Bevan Dufty, Supervisor Fiona Ma.
Supervisor Tom Ammiano introduces Randy and jokes about being single
Randy receives his proclamations from Supervisor Ammiano and Mayor Newsom
Mayor Newsom honors Randy Burns in the Mayor's Office
Pride Week officially launched with the unfurling of the Rainbow Flag by Mayor Newsom at City Hall, just prior to honoring the Grand Marshalls.
Congratulations Randy!!

If you have any photos of these events or others during Pride Week that you would like to have posted on this website, please contact us!  You an email them to jjwnacc@yahoo.com. Phone:  415-641-9466.
The following are pictures from a very busy week!!!

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The Phoenix and Ramada Hotels hosted events for the Pride Grand Marshalls, dignitaries, and media.
NACC, the Queer Cultural Center and BAAITS hosted a party at the new Queer Center that was packed with writers and community leaders-- including Chrystos and Assemblyman Mark Leno-- with guests from as far away as Toronto, Oklahoma, Alaska, Washington, etc...
NACC hosted a party for 50 of Randy's family and friends at Andrew Brother Elk's house on Pink Saturday.  Some guests slept over and got up at 6:00 am to get down to the parade and festival grounds...
After all the hullabaloo, the parade finally arrives.  Over 1 million people lined the parade route...
A wrap up celebration inside City Hall as TLC and Deborah Cox entertained the crowds outside....
Remembrance of parades past (circa early 1990s).  That's Randy on the left pushing the wheelchair...
A Diva in the making.  Randy in his younger days striking a pose...
NACC would like to thank all the photographers and media people who contributed to this page, and who have given the American Indian community so much love and understanding during Pride 2005.  It was the fitting end to a very memorable year!

Remember, if you have any archival pictures of Randy, you can send them to us at jjwnacc@yahoo.com and we will post them.  We reserve the right to post only those that highlight Randy's work over the past 30 years, including the founding of Gay American Indians, the Indian Center of All Nations, the Native American Cultural Center, etc...

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