American Indian Commercial Tobacco Quit-line
855-372-0037 is the American Indian Commercial Tobacco Quit-line and it’s now live and ready for use!
Suspension and Expulsion Rights
Do you know what to do if your Detroit student is suspended or expelled? Attend an information session Wednesday, November 4th to find out.
November 7th, 10am-2pm, open to members of the Dream Seekers Youth Program for tutoring and homework help, lunch, and games. Transportation is provided for youth. Volunteer tutors are needed. Please call Martha or Joe to schedule transportation or to inquire about volunteering, 313-846-6030.
Wednesday, November 11, AIHFS will be closed in observance of Veterans day.
Wednesday, November 18, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Social Hall. The Systems of Care Grant here at AIHFS will be hosting a traditional Ghost Supper to celebrate the time we’ve had with those we know and love that have walked on. There will be an opening prayer followed by a teaching about Ghost Suppers by Frank Ettawageshik, song and a drum with a sacred fire. A main course will be provided and you can feel free to bring a sampling of your loved one’s favorite dish to pass if you like. The invitation is open to all. Miigwetch.
GONA Training of Facilitators
Coming up November 21st, 22nd, &23rd 2015 at AIHFS, Sacred Bundle will be hosting a GONA [Gathering of Native Americans] Training for facilitators where we will be working together for 3 full days building up our skills and working through the GONA themes of Belonging, Mastery, Interdependence, and Generosity to address the issues facing our community. GONA is rooted in our cultural values and utilizes humor to promote healing and wellness. If this sounds interesting to you and you want to REGISTER or if you have any Questions please contact Christy B. [firstname.lastname@example.org | 313-846-6030].
Heritage Month Activities in Lansing
There are over a dozen events planned at Michigan State University and the East Lansing area for November being Native American heritage month.
Needs Assessment Survey
The North American Indian Association, Southeastern Michigan Indians Inc., American Indian Health & Family Services and the American Indian Veterans of Michigan are seeking your help in participating in our Needs Assessment Survey.
Here are the survey links listed in the flier above:
Native Craft & Food Sale
December 12, at the N’Amerind Friendship Centre in London, Ontario. They will have authentic Native Hand-made crafts with fundraising proceeds going to United Way for the community liaison program.