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Circle of Generations Teaching
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
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.
Circle of Generations Teaching
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
Adoptee/Foster Potluck and Talking
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
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
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),
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
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.
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
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
Open Streets Minneapolis: Franklin
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.