Birch Coulee Gathering of Kinship

Birch Coulee Gathering of Kinship August 29-31 Birch Coulee Battlefield/State Park in Morton, MN. MC is Dallas Goldtooth; Spiritual Advisor is Chris Leith. This Traditional Wacipi brings the people together to commemorate all who fought in the Battle of Birch Coulee and the 38+2 warriors hanged in Mankato on December 26, 1862.  Birch Coulee is […]

Navajo Textbook

New Mexico first state to adopt Navajo textbook ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — In the Navajo language, there’s no one word that translates into “go” — it’s more like a sentence. “There are so many ways of ‘going,”‘ said Evangeline Parsons Yazzie, a Navajo professor at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. “It states who is […]

Executive Director, International Indian Treaty Council

Andrea Carmen Executive Director, International Indian Treaty Council Web Site: www.treatycouncil.org E-Mail: andrea@treatycouncil.org Office: 907-745-4482 Fax: 907-745-4484 Reconciliation between States and Indigenous Peoples highlighted on International Day (New York, 6 August) – In commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (9 August), an observance at UN Headquarters on Friday, 8 August will […]

The Lakota Child Rescue Project

Mitakuyapi, Relatives, Cante waste nape ciyuzapi. Traditional greetings to you with a warm handshake and a good heart.  Please take time to learn about our work here at the Lakota People’s Law Project.  We are spearheading our flagship program, the Lakota Child Rescue Project and hope you can help us promote our work by forwarding this […]

Alcatraz Island Golden Gate National Recration Area

Ranger Jose Rivera Alcatraz Island Golden Gate National Recration Area Fort Mason, Building 201 San Francisco, CA  94123 Email:               jose_rivera@nps.gov Voice:              415-561-4912 Fax:                 415-705-1050 URL:                http://www.nps.gov/alcatraz The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. EXPERIENCE YOUR AMERICA Support a Living Indian Museum on Alcatraz and GGNRA The Golden Gate National Recreation Area [GGNRA] (that includes Alcatraz, Crissy Field and Fort Baker) is in the process of developing a General Plan, which is a vision of the park for the […]

FROM: Metro’ Urban Indian Directors

TO: American Indian Community Members FROM: Metro’ Urban Indian Directors DATE: Thursday, July 24 – 10AM RE: Open Community meeting at Indian Center Auditorium to discuss two pressing matters… Oh Day Aki Charter School (formerly Heart of the Earth): Its status and future. American Indian Education Office: Current status and direction. Minneapolis Public School Representatives […]

CHECK OUT THIS NATIONAL CONFERENCE OPPORTUNITY HOSTED BY MILLE LACS ON JULY

CHECK OUT THIS NATIONAL CONFERENCE OPPORTUNITY HOSTED BY MILLE LACS ON JULY 29 – 31 AT GRAND CASINO HINCKLEY. http://www.wewin04.org/PDF/WEWIN%20Conference%20Registration%202008.pdf FOR ALL YOU GOLFERS, THE CONFERENCE STARTS OUT WITH A 3 PERSON SCRAMBLE ON JULY 29TH AT GRAND NATIONAL GOLF COURSE IN HINCKLEY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO REGISTER, GO TO www.wewin04.org AND CLICK […]

2006 Native GRAMMY & NAMA ARTIST Star Nayea

Greetings Ladies and gentlemen.  If this message doesn’t pertain to you directly my apologies.  Please would you do me the honor of sharing it with those who work with Native youth, young adults, college students and or communities that have facilitation needs!  Chi-Miigwetch (many Thanks) As the long summer comes to a close.  Many communities, […]

Interested in learning to speak or teach the Dakota language?

Interested in learning to speak or teach the Dakota language? The University of Minnesota Department of American Indian Studies is proud to announce 2 new scholarship opportunities for dedicated individuals who want to learn Dakota! The Wahpetunwin Student Language Scholarship, named in honor of Wahpetunwin Carrie Schommer, is for undergraduate students admitted to a degree program […]

Lakota Child Rescue Project

> ________________________________ > From: awhitehat@LakotaLaw.org > Subject: Fw: Lakota Child Rescue Project > Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 10:02:43 -0600 > > > hi, please forward to your networks, take care, anne > > Mitakuyapi, Relatives, > > Cante waste nape ciyuzapi. Traditional greetings to you > with a warm handshake and a good heart.  Please […]

Little Earth’s National Night Out Fundraiser

Today…. Little Earth’s National Night Out Fundraiser Indian Taco Sale Dates:               July 18th, July 25th & August 1st, 2008 Time:                 11:00am – 6:00pm Location:          Little Earth Community Gym 2501 Cedar Avenue South Minneapolis , MN   55404 Delivery Orders: Leah LaChapelle           (612) 245-0682 Debra Monroe              (612) 986-0553 or Fax to:                     (612) […]

Stepping Stone in Saint Paul Minnesota will be producing my play RAINBOW CROW

Hello there, Stepping Stone in Saint Paul Minnesota will be producing my play RAINBOW CROW, based on a Lenape legend.  Please have your youth come and audition if they’re interested in performing, acting, or theatre! Rhiana **** Auditions at SteppingStone for Rainbow Crow Based on a Lenape Native American Story. Be a part of this […]

Modern Lakota and Dakota in the 21st century.

Begin forwarded message: From: phil cash cash <cashcash@EMAIL.ARIZONA.EDU> Date: July 16, 2008 11:31:18 AM CDT To: ILAT@LISTSERV.ARIZONA.EDU Subject: [ILAT] New Lakota Dictionary to Transform Language (fwd link) Reply-To: Indigenous Languages and Technology <ILAT@LISTSERV.ARIZONA.EDU> Tue Jul 15 13:49:19 2008 Pacific Time New Lakota Dictionary to Transform Language RAPID CITY, S.D., July 15 (AScribe Newswire) — Lakota […]

Environmental Fair and Family Day!

Hello friends, Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center  would like to invite you all again as a reminder to our Environmental Fair and Family Day! some activities include: -Opening Prayer by Jim Clairmont and drum group -10:30 am Raptor Center demonstration (eagles and hawks) -Environmental (Green) booths providing education on re-cycling and using non-toxic cleaners. -Other […]

IT WAS 18 YEARS AGO, TODAY THAT THE QUEBEC POLICE

JULY 11, 1990: IT WAS 18 YEARS AGO TODAY THAT THE QUEBEC POLICE OPENED FIRE ON THE MOHAWKS WHO WERE PROTECTING OUR BURIAL AND CEREMONIAL GROUNDS AT KANEHSATAKE [near Oka ]. MNN Mohawk Nation News www.mohawknationnews.com katenies20@yahoo.com

MAICC) 16th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser

It’s been a long winter, and what could be better than spending an afternoon playing golf this summer?  If you’ve been dreaming of driving the links with your friends, mark your calendar for the Minnesota American Indian Chamber of Commerce’s (MAICC) 16th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser, Friday, August 8, 2008, registration begins at 11:15 am […]

American Indian Awareness Day

Good Afternoon Everyone, All are welcome to attend a planning meeting for the American Indian Awareness Day activity on Monday, July 28th 2:00-3:30 at Ain Dah Yung. The American Indian Awareness day in the past included a parade from the American Indian Magnet School to Mounds Park (park).  At the park a pot-luck lunch is […]

Oshki~bi~maa~di~zeeg Mash~ka~wa~sin

You Are Invited to Attend the Unveiling and Dedication of the Mural Oshki~bi~maa~di~zeeg Mash~ka~wa~sin [One Who is Beginning His or Her Life]  [Be Strong] Friday, July 18, 2008 7-9 p.m. Ball Club Community Center, Ball Club Minnesota FEAST INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS AND SLIDE SHOW UNVEILING AND DEDICATION OF MURAL This mural project was […]

Women’s Support Group

Songidee Bimadiziwin “Strong Hearts Living Life to the Fullest ” Women’s Support Group Tuesday Afternoons from 2:00pm-3:30Pm Room 118 Please join us in a confidential, safe and supportive environment where you can feel free to discuss issues regarding your experience with sexual and or domestic abuse, and issues surrounding prostitution.  Our program is designed to […]

Summer Immersion Program

SLOTS STILL OPEN! IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SIGN UP! Wicoie Nandagikendan Dakota & Ojibwe Summer Immersion Program Monday-Thursday  —  9:30am-12:30pm  –  July 7-31, 2008 @ Anishinabe Academy, 1515 E. Lake St., Mpls 55407 Cost: FREE! Children spend Mondays & Tuesdays doing fun activities in the classrooms and outdoors. Each Wednesday the classes take a field trip, and […]