Announcements of December 11th


Winter Solstice Celebration
Monday, Dec. 21st, we will be having our annual winter solstice celebration at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Campus.
University Center, Kochoff Hall, 1133 University Center, Dearborn, Michigan.
There will be a giveaway. Everyone is welcome to bring a new, homemade or gently used item to contribute! Donations are welcome to help cover event. Please bring your feast bundles! (plate, bowl, cup, utensils)
Event sponsored by
University of Michigan, Dearborn
American Indian Health & Family Services
Southeastern Michigan Indians Inc.
For more info, call Nickole Fox 313-846-3718 x1400
11-30-15 Winter Solstice Flyer 2015

Community Advisory Council
Thursday, December 17th, from 5:30-7:30pm, we will be having our monthly community advisory council meeting. This month we will be getting an update on our suicide prevention program, Manidookewigashkibjigan, by Christy Bieber. For more info, John Marcus, 313-846-6030


Healthy Start Playgroup
Parents and young children are welcome to join us for our December playgroup on Friday, December 18, from 11am-1:30pm. We will be making holiday dough ornaments, eating special holiday-themed healthy snacks, having our parent talking circle, and of course playing! Please call the Healthy Start office for more information.
12-11-15 Playgroup  Winter 2015-2016

Community Sweat Lodge
Sunday, December 20th, we will be having a community sweat lodge. The conductor will be Tony Davis of the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa. The fire will start around 10am and the community will enter the lodge around noon. For more info, Nickole Fox, 313-846-6030 or email:


AIHFS Holiday Closings
During the upcoming holidays AIHFS will be closed the following days:
December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st. We hope everyone has a great holiday!


MSU Powwow Logo Contest
The North American Indigenous Student Organization of Michigan State University is proud to announce its first logo contest for this year’s 33rd Annual Powwow. This year’s theme will be: Reuniting the Three Fires. Submissions due by December 13th, 2015.
MSU powwow logo contest

Urban Roots
Urban Roots is a nine-week course designed to support community leaders in establishing or expanding thriving community gardens in the city. Classes begin January 30th and the applications are due January 15th, 2016. Here is the pdf application:  Urban Roots APPLICATION


Lansing Suicide Prevention Training
March 7th, 2016, there will be a one day overview of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention by the Michigan Assn. of Community Mental Health Boards. This training is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about intervening across the suicide spectrum. Professionals from the fields of substance abuse and mental health may all benefit. Here is the pdf with more info including how to register:  3-7-16 lansing Suicide Prevention Training


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