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November 2014 Calendar
Saturday, November 01 2014
 
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Through 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: 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.


Nov. 1

11th Annual Gathering for Our Children & Returning Adoptees Powwow

Emcee: Jerry Dearly; Arena Directors: Windy Downwind and Kirk Crow Shoe; Host Drum: Maza Kute; Color Guard: Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota Kit Fox Society.

Grand Entry, 1 p.m.; Wablenica Ceremony: The Wablenica Olowan (Orphan Song) will be sung for those returning adoptees and fostered individuals and their families. A ceremony will be offered to heal the grief caused by separation from family and heritage. Feast, 5 p.m.; Kwatsan (Quechan) Bird Singer, 6-7 p.m.; Grand Entry, 7 p.m., a special honor song and recognition for our young relatives who have experience foster care.

This pow wow is a celebration our community’s strengths. As we continue to gather and acknowledge the strengths of our families, we heal from the intergenerational trauma within our extended family systems. As our families and communities heal we are better able to adopt and foster our Native children. Sponsored by: First Nations Repatriation Institute; Division of Indian Work; Indigenous Women’s Life Net; Hennepin County; Bois Forte Urban Office; Department of Human Services

Event is free and open to the public. Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For vendor information, call Tina Knafla at 612-348-9662. For general information, contact Sandra White Hawk, at 651-442-4872 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or Jacque Wilson at 612-871-6618 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Nov. 2

No Honor in Racism Rally

Join us as we protect our children and future generations from the racist imagery and mascot of the Washington football team. Please invite all friends and family. We hope to see you there.

Gathering at the 10 a.m., Tribal Nations Plaza at TCF Stadium, 420 SE 23rd St., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media at the American Indian Movement Interpretive Center at 612-886-2107 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Nov. 2

#NotYourMascot Rally

Join grassroots efforts to march against the use of the culturally offensive Washington mascot and to end the use of a racial slur by the Washington team. The Minnesota Vikings and The Washington team will be playing at the U of M at noon. Supported by: Protect Our Manoomin; Idle No More Twin-Cities, Minnesota; AIM of Twin Cities & AIM Patrol of Minneapolis; “United Urban Warrior Society”; Twin Cities Save the Kids; IdleNoMore Wisconsin; OccupyMN; March Against Corruption; Institute for Critical Animal Studies, North America; Minnesota Two Spirit Society; #NotYourMascot

8:30 a.m., 1845 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/706699092737997.


Nov. 5

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Reception, exhibits and refreshments, 10:30 a.m.; Speaker panel and performance, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Special guests include: MNHS Director and CEO D. Stephen Elliot, MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle, Deputy Commissioner Sue Mulvihill, Franky Jackson, MnDOT Tribal Liaison Ed Fairbanks, Cheryl Secola, Sisoka Duta, John Poupart, Syd Beane, Mitch Walking Elk, MC Jerry Dearly.

All attendees will enjoy free admission to History Center exhibits. MN History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN.


Nov. 5

Prevention through Culture Awareness Program: Language Table

Dakota Language Table aught by Neil McKay and Ojibwe Language Table taught by Joe Spears. 4 to 5 p.m., Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN.

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Nov. 5

Prevention Through Cultural Awareness Program: Fall Feast

Feasting our sacred items facilitated by Herb Sam, Mille Lacs Elder. 5 to 7 p.m., Minneapolis American Indian Center Auditorium, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN.

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Nov. 6

Welcome Reception

In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month 2014, join the American Indian/Native American Guides of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, to a welcome reception for the new Assistant Curator of Native American Art, Ms. Jill Ahlberg Yohe.

Yohe comes to the Twin Cities from the St. Louis Art Museum, where she held a similar position. While there, Ahlberg Yohe co-curated the exhibition, "Mother Earth, Father Sky: Textiles from the Navajo World.”

The Twin Cities American Indian/Native American Community is invited to come meet, welcome and visit with Jill, and to hear of her ideas and plans for the Native Arts of America Gallery, including a desire to work with the local community in highlighting local and national, emerging and established artists of the Americas, as well as outreach, education and collaboration between the MIA and the local Indian/Native community.

Light refreshments will be served. Event is free. 5:30-7:30 p.m., All My Relations Art Gallery, 1414 E. Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Nov. 12

Prevention through Culture Awareness Program: Language Table

Dakota Language Table aught by Neil McKay and Ojibwe Language Table taught by Joe Spears. 4 to 5 p.m., Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN.

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Nov. 12

The Birchbark Books Reading Series

Birchbark Books is pleased to present poets Denise Low, Raymond Luczak, Nick Metcalf, and Patricia Van Ert. Curated by Michael Kiesow Moore and Ardie Medina, the reading series features new, emerging and established writers. Hope to see you there. Bring a friend!

Event is free, 7 p.m., Bockley Gallery (next to Birchbark Books), 2123 W 21st Street, Minneapolis MN. For more information, call 612-374-4023.


Nov. 14

The Birchbark Books Reading Series

Birchbark Books welcomes prolific author, poet, and literary critic Gerald Vizenor (White Earth) for a reading at Bockley Gallery. Vizenor's many books include the haiku collection “Favor of Crows” and the novels “Blue Ravens” and “Shrouds of White Earth.” Book signing to follow the reading.

Event is free, 7 p.m., Bockley Gallery (next to Birchbark Books), 2123 W 21st Street, Minneapolis MN. For more information, call 612-374-4023.

 

Nov. 14

American Indian Magnet School Pow Wow

American Indian Magnet School, 1075 E. Third St., St. Paul, MN. For more information, call 651-778-3100 or visit http://aims.spps.org/about_our_school


Nov. 15

Veterans Wacipi: Keep Tobacco Sacred

Grand Entry, 1 p.m., Community Feast, 5 p.m. (please bring a dish to share). Moccasin Tournament sponsored by SWO Sandman Honor Guard (prize money TBD); Day Pay for dancers; commercial tobacco-free event.

Event is free and open to the public, Lower Sioux Indian Community Center Gymnasium, 39527 Reservation Highway 1, Morton, MN.

 

Nov. 16

Minnesota Two Spirit Society

Join the state's Native LGBTQA alliance at its quarterly meeting and potluck social. If you identify as Native lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or a straight ally, please join us to find a place to belong.

Council meeting, noon to 1 p.m.; social, 1 to 3 p.m., All My Relations Gallery, 1414 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/MN2SS.

 

Nov. 19

Prevention through Culture Awareness Program: Language Table

Dakota Language Table aught by Neil McKay and Ojibwe Language Table taught by Joe Spears. 4 to 5 p.m., Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN.

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Nov. 19

Prevention Through Culture Awareness Program: The Hoop Dance

The meaning of the hoop dance and demonstration facilitated by Lumhe Sampson, Champion Hoop Dancer. 5 to 7 p.m., Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Nov. 20

Oak Park Youth & Family Center Presents: Create, Relax, Release

Please join us right here at Oak Park! Enjoy a fabulous bite to eat prepared by Chef Eric Austin, music and art sessions with your child or children (ages 7 and up). 5 to 7 p.m., Oak Park Youth & Family Center, 1701 Oak Park Ave., Minneapolis, MN.

Event has limited space, R.S.V.P. with Nikki at 612-636-4425.

 

Nov. 26

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

 

Nov. 27-29

Thanksgiving Pow Wow 2014

Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call 612-879-1700 or visit www.maicnet.org.

 

Mondays

Indian Education Family Language Table

Experience the teachings of our ancestors. Anishinaabe scholar and linguist James “Kaagegaabaw” Vukelich and Dakota teacher and linguist Neil “Chantemaza” McKay and 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 E. 28th St., Minneapolis, MN.


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

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.


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.





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