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"Educating From a Native Perspective"

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Location: 

Osseo Junior High School 10223 93rd Ave. N. Osseo, MN 55369

Description and details: 

13th Osseo Area Schools Indian Education Day & Wacipi

John Trudell - Dakota - Keynote Speaker

John Trudell is the well known Native American poet-prophet-recording artist- film actor and champion of indigenous issues. 

Agenda:

 

  • 1:00 - Grand Entry Keynote Wacipi
  • 2:30 - Honoring Graduating Seniors
  • All Afternoon - Educational Exhibits, Demos, Education Stations

 

Sponsors:

 

Honoring Resilience Youth POWWOW

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Jackpot Junction Casino, Lower Sioux Community, Morton, MN.  Tatanka Ballroom

Description and details: 

All Drums and Dancers Invited

Indian Taco Feast

MC: Jim Clairomont

Arena Director: Joe WhiteHawk

Host Drum: Oyate Teca

FMI: Christine Davidson at cdavidson@miwsac.org or 651-646-4800

Funded by First Nations Development Institute: Native Youth and Culture Fund 

Mankato State University POWWOW

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U.S. Army Reserve Center on Stadium Road & Pohl Streets on campus at Mankato State University. 

Description and details: 

Host Drum:  Buffalo Lake Singers. In 
addition to the host drums, honorariums will be paid to the first four 
drums. All dancers will receive an honorarium. Friday, May 2, 2008 Grand 

Community Walk & Feast to kick off American Indian Month

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Gather at East Phillips Park at 9:30

Description and details: 

Gather at East Phillips Park at 9:30, walk east on 24th Street to 11th Avenue East, then north to Ancient Traders Market/Wolf Statue, continue to Minneapolis American Indian Center (MAIC).

Eagle Staffs, Tribal Flags, and organizational banners welcome.

Parking available at walk site or MAIC.

Transportation will be provided from MAIC to the walk site and during Celebration Walk.

Program and Feast 11:30-1:00 at MAIC and in the gym if there's rain.

Senior Housing Session

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Room 241 of Minneapolis City Hall

350 S. 5th St., Minneapolis 

Description and details: 

In recognition of Fair Housing Month, a dialogue and networking session for providers that work with seniors and housing will be held at City Hall.  The meeting is sponsored by the Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support, Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Housing Authority, and HUD

Space is limited, so RSVP by calling 612-673-2301 

Honoring American Indian Women Luncheon

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Mississippi Room - Coffman Union

300 Washington Ave.SE, MPLS, 55455 

Description and details: 

Open to the Community!

Questions?: call the AISCC 612-624-0243 or aiscc@umn.edu 

Little Earth's 9th Annual Mother's Day Powwow

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Cedar Field Park

2495 18th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 

Description and details: 

Grand Entry: Saturday 1 p.m. & 7 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.

Festival of Tribal Nations

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Sheraton Bloomington Hotel

7800 Normandale Blvd. (Hwy 100 & 494) Edina, MN 55439 

Description and details: 

26th Annual "Protecting Our Children" National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NICWA)

There will be:

 

  •  Tribal History and cultural information from Minnesota Tribes
  • Blood sugar assessments/Blood pressure test
  • Manicures and massages
  • Low impact aerobics with Betty Moore
  • Music will be provided by Ogitchi-Dawg (Arlund Wakefield)

 

For more information contact:

Rachel Kupcho at (612)879-1737 or email: rkupcho@maicnet.org

Benefit concert for the Longest Walk II-Northern route

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Walker Church 3104 16th Ave S MPLS

Description and details: 

Benefit concert for the Longest Walk II-Northern route
$10 (limited seating)
Friday May 2 
7-11pm
Walker Church 3104 16th Ave S MPLS

Featuring: Jackie Bird, Bluedog, Darren Geffre and Red Ponie

 

Transforming the Challenging Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach

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Office of Indian Ministry

3045 Park Avenue

Minneapolis 

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Ever wonder why typical parenting, therapy, and teaching techniques are innefective with some children?  Learn ways to bring about real change with proven, positive, esteem-building techniques.  The appraoch applies to all children, ages 2-18, but is especially helpful for children, with ADHD, ODD, autism, or any child whose behavior does not improve with typical methods.

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