August 2014 Calendar

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Aug. 13

Circle of Generations Teaching

Circle

Dakota Language with Neil McKay, 4-5

p.m.; Teaching Circle, 5 to 7:30 p.m.; Tipi Painting with Endaso

Giizhik (Robert Desjarlait); and Nagamowin miinawaa Niimiwin/Wacipi

Dowan (Singing and Dancing).

Minneapolis American Indian Center,

1530 E. Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call

Mi-zi-way Mi-gi-zi DesJarlait, Cultural Resource Coordinator at

612-879-1785 or email mdesjarlait@maicnet.org.

Aug. 14

NACC Family Education Day

Join us for a picnic outside of NACC

Dental at the Wolf, if it rains, we will be in the dental conference

room at NACC. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. with activities and

fun to follow!

Native American Community Clinic, 1213

E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. To RSVP, call Leah at

612-872-8086, ext. 1204.

Aug. 14

Circle of Generations Teaching

Circle

Ojibwemowin (Ojibwe Language) with Joe

Spears, 5-6 p.m. Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin

Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call Mi-zi-way

Mi-gi-zi DesJarlait, Cultural Resource Coordinator at 612-879-1785 or

email mdesjarlait@maicnet.org.

Aug. 14

Adoptee/Foster Potluck and Talking

Circle

The First Nations Repatriation

Institute, formerly First Nations Orphan Association invites

individuals who were adopted and fostered and their families to a

potluck and talking circle. 6 to 9 p.m., All Nations Indian Church,

1515 E. 23rd St., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call Sandra

White Hawk at 651-442-4872, email sandywhitehawk@gmail.com or visit

www.wearecominghome.com.

Aug. 15-17

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Wacipi

Masters of Ceremonies: Wallace Coffey

and Danny Seaboy; Arena Directors: Rusty Gillette and Juaqin

Hamilton-Youngbird. Host Drums: Mazakute (Nebraska) and Wahpekute

(South Dakota); Invited Drums: Fort Peck Sioux (Montana), War Scout

(Utah), Yellow Face (North Dakota), Young Kingbird (Minnesota),

Meskwaki Nation (Iowa), Iron Boy (Minnesota), Eagle Spirit

(Washington), Yellow Spotted Horse (Oklahoma), Southern Style (Utah),

Sizzortail (Oklahoma).

Flag Raising, 9 a.m., Saturday and

Sunday, Vietnam Veterans’ Color Guard, Sisseton-Wahpeton; Fireworks,

10 p.m., Saturday; Grand Entry, 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday 1 and 7 p.m.,

Sunday 1 p.m.; Dancer Registration, 12:30 p.m. Friday, must have

button to register, point system to begin at Friday Grand Entry,

registration closes Saturday, 12:30 p.m.

$5 admission for entire weekend with

button purchase, free entry for 60 years-old and older and children

under 10 years-old.

No alcohol or drugs, not responsible

for accidents, thefts or lost envelopes. SMSC Wacipi Grounds, 3212

Dakotah Parkway, Shakopee, MN. For more information, call

952-445-8900 or visit smscwacipi.org.

Aug. 15-Nov. 15

On Fertile Ground: Native Artists

in the Upper Midwest”

Join us to celebrate the wealth and

diversity of Native artists from this region. This exhibition will

take place once annually over a period of three years. Each show will

highlight 15 different artists, ultimately providing a comprehensive

overview of 45 artists from Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and

South Dakota.

2014 artists include: Judith Allen,

Wendy Boivin, Alexandra Buffalohead, Julie Buffalohead, Nelson

Chasing Hawk, Jim Denomie, John Hitchcock, Wanesia Misquadace, Karen

Savage, Nelda Schrupp, James Star Comes Out, Jodi Webster, Dennis

White, Jennifer White, and Monte Yellow Bird.

Exhibition Events: Opening Reception,

Aug. 15, 5-8 p.m. with Artist Talk at 6:30; Gallery Talk with James

Star Comes Out, Oct. 17, 6-7:30 p.m.

All My Relations Gallery, 1414 E.

Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5

p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Closed Mondays. For more

information, call 612-235-4970 or visit www.AllMyRelationsArt.com.

Aug. 16

Financial Skills for Families

Bii Gii Wiin CDLF is hosting a

financial literacy class on money management, budgeting to create

savings and more! Learn new money habits that help you feel in

control of your finances. Bii Gii Wiin CDLF, 1508 East Franklin Ave.,

Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call Andrea at

612-354-2249 or email areese@bgwcdlf.org.

Aug. 16-18

48th Annual Mille Lacs

Band Traditional Powwow

Masters of Ceremonies: Larry Smallwood

and Pete Gahbow; Host Drums: Little Otter and Pipestone.

Events include: Mille Lacs Band

Princess and Brave Contest; Parade, Saturday, 11 a.m. with Best

Parade Float Contest and Best Rez Car Contest; Horseshoe Tournament,

Saturday; Moccasin Game, Saturday; Mille Lacs Indian Museum sponsored

Fun Run, Sunday.

Free admission, camping, showers and firewood. Iskigamizigan

Powwow Grounds, west side of Lake Mille Lacs, 12 miles north of

Onamia, MN on U.S. Highway 169. For more information call Carla Big

Bear at 320-532-7517 or email carla.bigbear@millelacsband.com.

Aug. 17

Open Streets Minneapolis: Franklin

Avenue East

By opening up the streets for people to

walk, bike, run and skate for a day, we get an opportunity to

experience our city in a whole new way. An Open Streets event (based

on the Ciclovía from Bogotá, Colombia) will bring together families

and neighbors to mingle, recreate and shop in their communities in a

safe, car-free environment.

For more information and detailed

events, visit www.openstreetsmpls.com.

Aug. 20

Circle of Generations Teaching

Circle

Dakota Language with Neil McKay, 4 to 5

p.m.; Teaching Circle, 5-7:30 p.m.; Tipi Painting with Endaso Giizhik

(Robert Desjarlait); Mazinigwaasowin (Beading) with Angela Kappenman;

and Nagamowin miinawaa Niimiwin/Wacipi Dowan (Singing and Dancing).

Minneapolis American Indian Center,

1530 E. Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call

Mi-zi-way Mi-gi-zi DesJarlait, Cultural Resource Coordinator at

612-879-1785 or email mdesjarlait@maicnet.org.

Aug. 21

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe State of

the Band

Event will include a drum and dance

performance, youth hand drum and Ojibwe language presentations by

students from Leech Lake’s language immersion program. A light lunch

will be served and there will be prize drawings. Rep. Rick Nolan is

scheduled to speak. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Northern Lights Casino Hotel

Ballroom, Walker, MN.

For more information, visit

www.LLOjibwe.com.

Aug. 21

Circle of Generations Ojibwemowin

Ojibwe Language with Joe Spears, 5-6

p.m. Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Avenue,

Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call Mi-zi-way Mi-gi-zi

DesJarlait, Cultural Resource Coordinator at 612-879-1785 or email

mdesjarlait@maicnet.org.

Aug. 22

NACC Back to School Kid’s Day

Activities in dental conference room

before and after appointments, snacks served. Appointments start at 9

a.m. and the last appointment at 4 p.m.

Native American Community Clinic, 1213

E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. To schedule an appointment, call

612-872-8086, ext. 3.

Aug. 22-24

Cha Cha Bah Ning 34th

Traditional Powwow

Emcee: Larry “Amik” Smallwood.

Warm-Ups and Feast, Friday, 7 p.m.; Grand Entries, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday; Events also include Fun Walk/Run, Co-ed

Canoe Race, Veterans Special, Princess and Brave Contest and

Specials, Volleyball, Horseshoe and Softball tournaments.

Registration from Noon to 2 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. daily. For more

information, call Dorothy Robinson at 218-659-2708 or email

dorothy.robinson@llojibwe.com.

Aug. 27

The Native American Cancer Support

Group

If you or someone you know is a cancer

patient or survivor, we encourage you to join us. Every group session

is potluck style, bring something if you can or just bring yourself.

6 to 8 p.m., East Phillips Cultural & Community Center, 2307 17th

Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN.

For more information, call Joy Rivera

at 612-202-0588 or email jrivera@americanindiancancer.org.

Aug. 27

Circle of Generations Teaching

Circle

Dakota Language with Neil McKay, 4-5

p.m.; Teaching Circle, 5-7:30 p.m.; Tipi Painting with Endaso Giizhik

(Robert Desjarlait); Mazinigwaasowin (Beading) with Angela Kappenman;

Nagamowin miinawaa Niimiwin/Wacipi Dowan (Singing and Dancing).

Minneapolis American Indian Center,

1530 E. Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call

Mi-zi-way Mi-gi-zi DesJarlait, Cultural Resource Coordinator at

612-879-1785 or email mdesjarlait@maicnet.org.

Aug. 28

Circle of Generations Ojibwemowin

Ojibwe Language with Joe Spears, 5-6

p.m. Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Avenue,

Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call Mi-zi-way Mi-gi-zi

DesJarlait, Cultural Resource Coordinator at 612-879-1785 or email

mdesjarlait@maicnet.org.

Sept. 5

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Adult Day

Services Center Grand Opening

Services provided include games,

recreation, health monitoring, assistance with activities of daily

living, medication administered as prescribed, lunch and snacks.

Pre-screenings are now available.

Grand opening from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.,

15546 State Highway 371 NW, Cass Lake, MN. For more information call

Evette Mesarina, 218-335-8586, email emesarina@mnchippewatribe.com.

Mondays

A Partnership Of Diabetics (APOD)

Self-Management Meet-Ups

Come to learn more about managing

diabetes! 7 p.m., Phillips Community Center Dining Room, 2323 11th

Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call 612-812-2429 or

visit www.meetup.com/A-Partnership-Of-Diabetics.

Mondays

The Medicine Wheel Open AA Meeting

This is an open 12 Step AA Meeting. No

transportation or child care provided. Enter through parking lot door

entrance. Church of Gichitwaa Kateri, 3045 Park Ave., Minneapolis,

MN. For more information, call 612-824-7606.

Mondays

Stress Management Group, 11 a.m.-noon,

Native American Community Clinic, 1213 East Frankline Avenue,

Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call 612-872-8086 or visit

www.nacc-healthcare.org.

Mondays

Healing Journey” Men’s Support

Group

This group provides a supportive

environment for those recovering from co-occuring disorders. Ideal

for those who have already completed treatment programs. This group

provides emotional, mental, physical and spiritual support for

relapse prevention. The group meets once a week from 3 to 4 p.m.

Indian Health Board, 1315 E. 24th St., Minneapolis, MN 55404. To set

up an appointment, call 612-721-9807.

Tuesdays

Circle of Generations Men’s

Basketball

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minneapolis American

Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. For more

information, call Mi-zi-way Mi-gi-zi DesJarlait, Cultural Resource

Coordinator at 612-879-1785 or email mdesjarlait@maicnet.org.

Tuesdays

Women’s Empowerment Group, 3:30-4:30

p.m., Native American Community Clinic, 1213 East Frankline Avenue,

Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call 612-872-8086 or visit

www.nacc-healthcare.org.

Tuesdays

Women of Traditional Birthing

Pregnant women and expecting fathers

are invited to join groups that will cover nutrition, FASD, SIDS,

anatomy of pregnancy and fetal development, mental health, pregnancy

yoga, prenatal parenting, breast feeding, labor and delivery. The

event will also include activities, daycare is available to enrolled

participants. Dinner is served promptly at 5 p.m. and tokens are

given for transportation. 5 to 7 p.m., Division of Indian Work, 1001

E. Lake St., Minneapolis, MN. For more information or to enroll, call

Fawn Edberg-Marquez at 612-279-6312 or email fmarquez@diw-mn.org.

Tuesdays

On the Red Road AA Meeting

Open/mixed, Step Meeting. 7 p.m.

Minneapolis American Indian Center, side entrance, 1530 East Franklin

Avenue, Minneapolis, MN.

Wednesdays

Circle of Generations Men’s

Basketball

4 to 6 p.m., Minneapolis American

Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. For more

information, call Mi-zi-way Mi-gi-zi DesJarlait, Cultural Resource

Coordinator at 612-879-1785 or email mdesjarlait@maicnet.org.

Wednesdays

Enhancing Wellbeing with Chronic Health

Conditions, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Native American Community Clinic,

1213 East Frankline Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. For more information,

call 612-872-8086 or visit www.nacc-healthcare.org.

Wednesdays

Drumming

Meal served, participants are welcomed

to bring a dish to share. 4:30 to 7 p.m., Northwest Indian OIC, 520

Fourth Street, Bemidji, MN. For more information, call 218-759-2022

or visit www.nwoic.org.

Thursdays

Circle of Generations Men’s

Basketball

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minneapolis American

Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. For more

information, call Mi-zi-way Mi-gi-zi DesJarlait, Cultural Resource

Coordinator at 612-879-1785 or email mdesjarlait@maicnet.org.

Thursdays

Women’s Grief and Loss Support Group,

11 a.m.-noon, Native American Community Clinic, 1213 East Frankline

Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call 612-872-8086 or

visit www.nacc-healthcare.org.

Thursdays

Anishinabe Academy Family Language

Table

Experience the teachings of our

ancestors. Anishinaabe scholar and indigenous linguist James

“Kaagegaabaw” Vukelich and Dakota star visionary and teacher Jim

Rock explore the teachings of the Dakota and Ojibwe people. All

community members are welcome to attend. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.,

Anishinabe Academy, 3100 East 28th Street, Minneapolis, MN.

Thursdays

Parents of Tradition

A program of Early Childhood Family

Education & MPS Indian Education. Join us for parent and child

learning activities (ages birth-Kindergarten enrollment); learninghow

to prepare your child for school; meet other parents and reconnect to

the good path of parenting. Guiding Elder: Ida Downwind. 1-2:30 p.m.,

Anishinabe Academy, Room 294, 3100 E. 28th St., Minneapolis, MN

55406. To register call Jean Coleman at 612-290-9936.

First Saturday

Parent Resource Group Meets in

Minneapolis

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of

Minnesota provides support groups for families of children with

mental illness. The support groups will help parents discover

resources to meet the challenges of raising a child with mental

illness, learn coping skills and develop problem-solving skills.

Parent resource groups are facilitated by a parent who has a child

with a mental illness and who has been trained to lead support

groups. This group also offers bilingual support for

Spanish-speakers. 2:15-3:45 p.m., Lake Nokomis Recreation Center,

Arts and Crafts Room, 4955 West Lake Nokomis Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN.

For more information, call Susan at 612-424-1823.

1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month

Ojibwe Language Table

Everyone is welcome. Potluck dinner,

feel free to bring a dish to share, drinks can be purchased at the

coffee shop. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Pow Wow Grounds, 1414 E. Franklin Ave.,

Minneapolis, MN 55404. For more information, call 612-545-5598.

First Saturday

Parent Resource Group Meets in

Minneapolis

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of

Minnesota provides support groups for families of children with

mental illness. The support groups will help parents discover

resources to meet the challenges of raising a child with mental

illness, learn coping skills and develop problem-solving skills.

Parent resource groups are facilitated by a parent who has a child

with a mental illness and who has been trained to lead support

groups. This group also offers bilingual support for

Spanish-speakers. 2:15-3:45 p.m., Lake Nokomis Recreation Center,

Arts and Crafts Room, 4955 West Lake Nokomis Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN.

For more information, call Susan at 612-424-1823.