Diverse Inaugural Parade Takes Shape

Black, Native American, LGBT and more, the groups chosen in the first wave "represent the spirit of our great nation," President Obama said. 

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Native American Women Warriors
Billings, Mont.

Navajo Nation Band
Window Rock, Ariz.

Palmview High School Mariachi and Folkloric Group
Mission, Texas

South Shore Drill Team

The Northern State University Wolves’ Marching Band
Aberdeen, S.D.

United War Veterans Council
New York City

University of Maryland Marching Band
College Park, Md.

Virginia Military Institute Marching Unit
Lexington, Va.

The parade will take place on Jan. 21, 2013.

Read more and check for updates at the PIC's parade website.

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