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July 2014 Calendar
Monday, July 07 2014
 
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June 5-Aug. 23

Creative Dissent: Popular Arts of the Arab World Uprisings

Touring exhibition is designed to immerse visitors in the creative vitality of the continually evolving uprising movement commonly referred to as the "Arab Spring." Visitors experience how freedom of speech merged with artistic expression, capturing the anger, elation, frustration and hope of these revolutions in the form of graffiti, video, cartoons, music, photography, posters and puppetry.

Round Table Discussion, July 16, 7 to 9 p.m., Mizna hosts a discussion with featured guests touching on the movements in Syria and Egypt and the intersections of politics and art. Poster-Making, June 28 and Aug. 23, noon to 2 p.m., stop by the gallery and make a poster using stencils from Mizna's Arab Spring participatory art project, created by street artists from Egypt and the U.S. Events are free of charge.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday; noon-5 p.m., Saturdays, Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call 612-871-4444 or visit www.IntermediaArts.org.


July 7

Circle of Generations Teaching Circle

Open Drum Call, light breakfast will be served, 10 a.m.; Dakota Language with Neil McKay, 4-5 p.m.; Zhaabosabiiwebinigewin (Basketball) with Stuart CrazyBull; Mazinigwaasowin (Beading) with Angela Kappenman; Teaching Circle, 5-7:30 p.m.; Jiimaaniwin (Canoeing) with Jon Lurie & Joe Perez (at Calhoun van leaves at 5:30 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 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


July 8-10

Fifth Annual Dakota Language Camp

The Dakota Language Department of the University of Minnesota and Bloomington Parks and Recreation welcomes Dakota and non-Dakota children and their families to the 5th annual Dakota Language Camp. Learning is through hands-on experiences of traditional Dakota games, crafts, songs, foods, and nature walks in the parkís restored prairie, situated on the Minnesota River. The camp is free for Dakota families; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Pond Dakota Park, Bloomington, MN. For more information and to register, call Jay Ludwig at 952-484-0477 or visit www.bloomington.gov.


July 10

Circle of Generations Ojibwe Language Class

Ojibwemowin 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 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


July 11-13

Fond du Lac Reservation Veterans Traditional Powwow

Emcee: Pete Gahbow/Les Gibbs; Host Drum: Midnight Express; Friday Grand Entry, 7 p.m., Saturday Grand Entry, 1 and 7 p.m., Sunday Grand Entry, 1 p.m.; Saturday Feast, 5 p.m., Sunday Lunch, 3 p.m. Spot dances and dance specials will be held daily, honorariums paid to the first 30 registered drums, all dancers, flag and staff carriers and royalty. All veterans will receive gifts. Mash-Ka-wisen Tx Center Powwow Grounds, Sawyer, MN.

For more information, contact Chuck Smith at 218-878-2670 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


July 11-13

Prairie Island Dakota Days Wacipi Celebration

Grand Entries: Friday, 7 p.m., Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m, Flag raising daily. Tiny Tots will receive day money. Categories: Adult Menís Fancy 18 years-old and older, Menís Northern Fancy, Menís Southern Fancy; Juniors 6-12 years-old, Junior Boyís Traditional Northern & Southern Combined, Junior Boyís Grass Dance, Junior Boyís Fancy; Junior Girlís Traditional Northern & Southern Combined, Junior Girlís Jingle Dress, Junior Girlís Fancy Shawl; Adults, 35 years-old and older, Menís Grass Dance, Womenís Jingle Dress, Menís Chicken Dance, Womenís Fancy Shawl; Senior Adults, 35-54 years-old, Menís Northern Traditional, Menís Southern Straight. Womenís Northern Traditional Cloth. Womenís Northern Traditional Buckskin, Womenís Southern Buckskin. Womenís Southern Cloth; Teens, 13-17 years-old. 1158 Island Lake Blvd., Welch, MN. For more information, call 800-554-5473.

May 2014 Calendar
Thursday, May 01 2014
 
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Celebrate American Indian Month 2014!

May 3

American Indian Cancer Foundation's Third Annual Powwow for Hope

This special powwow is a fundraiser to support cancer education and supportive services for American Indian communities. Host drum: Ringing Shield, Eyabay; Emcees: Dave Larsen, Murphy Thomas; Arena Director: Miziway Desjarlait; Head Female Dancer: Patty Sam; Head Male Dancer: Robert Desjarlait.

Grand Entries, 1 and 7 p.m.; Honoring Survivors and Caregivers, 3 p.m.; Feast, 5 p.m.; Jingle Dress Healing Song, 8 p.m.; Closing Ceremony, 9 p.m.; Silent Auction, noon-5 p.m.; Hand Drum Contestants must register by 2 p.m., first round held in the afternoon, finals during feast. Base Camp Facility, 201 Bloomington Road, Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call 612-314-4852 or visit www.PowwowforHope.org.


May 3

Susan G. Komen 3-Day 16 week Training Kick-Off

Start your training off on the right foot! You're probably not ready to walk a 60-mile journey just yet, but our Training Kick-Off Event will get you started. Meet your fellow Susan G. Komen 3-Day walkers for a training walk, led by one of our volunteer training walk leaders. Share your stories about past event experiences, training and fundraising. After the walk, you may receive outfitter discounts as well as training advice. 9:30 a.m., GEAR Running Store, 4406 France Avenue South, Edina, MN. For more information, email Andrea Franz at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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