Announcements of September 18th

Traditional Dinner Event
Join us today, Sept. 18th , at 6pm for our Decolonizing Our Diet: Healing Our Bodies, Healing Ourselves event as we discuss wellness and native foods and enjoy a traditional dinner. Also, help AIHFS determine the direction of our new grant focusing on food sovereignty and healthy food access. For more information, contact Shiloh at (313) 846-6030 or
9-18-15 Traditional Dinner Event

Traditional Teachings
Saturday, September 19, 10am-4pm here at AIHFS we will have Liz Akiwenzie. She will be talking about building positive healthy relationships. For more info contact Chantel Henry at 313-846-3718.
Traditional Teachings

Wayne State University
Monday, September 21, Wayne State University is having a welcome reception and luncheon to learn more about the NDN Learning Community and the Native American Student Organization. For more info email:
Wayne State University Welcome reception 2015

Michigan Indian Day
Friday, September 25, AIHFS will be closed all day in honor of this day being Michigan Indian Day!

Native American Heritage Day
September 26, across from the Nankin Mills interpretive center, 33175 Ann Arbor Trail, Westland, Mi. from 1-5pm. Join AIHFS as we help celebrate the  75th anniversary of one of our partners, the North American Indian Association, with Native American singing, dancing, craft items and food for sale. As part of our suicide prevention project, we will be doing Hope and Wellness screenings. The cost is free and should be a great family event.
Also, we will be hosting the Smile Program(mobile dental) for children at the Powwow on September 26th at Nankin Mills!  If you know any children that would like to get their teeth cleaned and want to pick up the forms to complete before the event, have them go to Tina James or LaRondra Anderson at the front desk in the AIHFS Administration Building.  Hours for our admin building  are 9am-5pm and we will be closed on Friday 9/25/15. Forms will be available at the event as well.
9-26-15 Nankin mills pow wow

Indigenous Peoples Traditional Powwow
Saturday, October 10, in Traverse City Mi. there will be a day of Indigenous singing, dancing, musical performances and art booths. This is a free event. For more info, contact Todd Parker at 231-995-3025.
Oct 10 Indigenous Peoples Trad Powwow

High School Scholar Program
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) – Lake Erie Professional Chapter invites high school juniors, seniors or recent  high school graduates to apply to their High School Scholar program. This program was implemented in 2010 to support Native American high school juniors and seniors with interests in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. For more info see the following pdf.
aises HS scholar program




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