Weekly Calendar: Feb. 9-13, 2015

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Feb. 9

Community Art Night

The Art of Indigenous Resistance:

Inspiring the Protection of Mother Earth

Join us for a night of painting and

community exchange. Canvas provided, paint and brushes included! Come

paint and express your activism through art. Each participant will

have the opportunity to have his or her canvas included in The Art of

Indigenous Resistance exhibition.

The exhibit is a traveling exhibition

of work by 20 Indigenous artists co-curated by All My Relations

Gallery and Honor the Earth. The exhibition is made of both prints

and original works of art that highlights Honor the Earth’s 31 years

of Indigenous outreach and community resistance. We are excited to

also include paintings from the Minneapolis community.

6 to 8 p.m., All My Relations Gallery,

1414 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit

www.NACDI.org.

Feb. 10

Family Midwinter Gathering

The Minneapolis Public Schools Indian

Education Parents of Tradition & Early Childhood Education is

hosting a Family Midwinter Gathering for families with children ages

birth to 5 years-old. Lunch will be provided, children are welcome!

12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Dakotah Lodge,

Division of Indian Work, 1001 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN.

Reserve your space for lunch, transportation available upon request.

Call Jean Coleman at 612-290-9936 for reservations, more information

or to arrange transportation.

Feb. 10

“Fire and Ice” Screening

Augsburg College’s Native American Film

Series invites you to a free screening of Fire and Ice hosted by Dr.

Cecilia Martinez, Director of Research Programs for The Center for

Earth, Energy, and Democracy. The film explores the way Indigenous

communities from as far apart as the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia to

the Andes of Peru protect their sacred lands from development,

competing religions and climate change.

Reception, 6:15 to 6:45 p.m.;

screening, 7 p.m., discussion to follow; Augsburg College, Sateren

Auditorium, Music Hall, 715 22nd Ave South, Minneapolis, MN. For more

information visit www.augsburg.edu/filmseries.

Feb. 11

Enhancing Wellbeing and Chronic

Health Conditions

One of the most common reactions to

being diagnosed with a chronic illness is a strong desire to return

to “normal,” so you can enjoy the sense of well-being you felt

when your body was healthy. However, returning to “normal” may be

an unrealistic goal if your health condition has no cure. Research

has shown that the stress you have when dealing with a chronic health

condition can affect your immune system and ultimately your overall

body, mind, and spirit. The good news is that we all can learn ways

to better manage our stress and make changes in our lives that will

not only improve our physical health but will also improve our

moods.

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

1213 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information or to

pre-register at 612-872-8086 ext. 1101

Feb. 11

We Are Anishinaabe: Our Migration

Journey

Join Mille Lacs Indian Museum and

Trading Post Site Manager Travis Zimmerman as he discusses the

origins of Ojibwe people in Minnesota, exploring the stories, values

and traditions that traveled with them and remain today. This program

is hosted by the Women’s Organization of the Minnesota Historical

Society and will be presented in the Minnesota History Center’s 3M

Auditorium.

1 p.m., Minnesota History Center, 345

Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul, MN. Event is free, reservations

recommended. For more information or to register, call 651-259-3015

or visit tickets.mnhs.org.

Feb. 12

Foster Care Information Meeting

ICWA foster and adoptive families are

needed. Do you know someone who has love to share? All are welcome!

Please come to an information session to learn more.

4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Hennepin County

Library, North Regional, 1315 Lowry Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN.

For more information, visit

www.hennepin.us/residents/human-services/foster-care.

Feb. 13

Stress Management Group

Are you worried, stressed, or tense a

lot?

Then maybe this new group is for you. It’s normal to feel

tense, stressed, and worried when the moment puts you under pressure.

Just so you know, 2 out of every 5 of us worries at least once every

day. But, it’s not okay when those feelings of worry, stress, and

being tense keep us from doing what we want in life. This group can

help you learn how to reduce how much tension and stress you feel and

help you better control your worrying thoughts. Give it a try!

Group

open to anyone, 11 a.m. to noon, Native American Community Clinic,

1213 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information or to

register at 612-872-8086 option 1.

 

Feb. 13

Indian Taco Fundraiser & 50/50 Raffle

Wicoie Nandagikendan invites you to support our Dakota and Ojibwe languages. $7 for Indian Taco and soda, free delivery for orders of five or more. Deliveries from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., raffle drawing at 1:30 p.m.

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, 1308 East Franklin, Minneapolis, MN 55404. For more information on delivery or to place an order, email cokatakuwin@gmail.com or call 612-721-4248.