Announcements of January 29, 2016


Men’s Talking Circle
Mondays from 11am to 1pm. It is meant to provide a safe haven for men wishing to share and discuss life’s challenges as well as life’s many joys. For more info contact Shelly Nimocks-Hinshaw 313-846-6030.
Mens Circle flyer 1-29-16 version

Playwriting Contest
Calling all Native American playrights under the age of 25! The Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program is hosting its first playwriting contest and is looking for young Native writers to submit their own plays. For more info here is a link to their website.
Playwriting contest

Combined Federal Campaign
The Combined Federal Campaign program is a federal employee program where any federal employee can make a donation to American Indian Health & Family Services through payroll deductions.
combined federal campaign

Exhibit Lecture
January 30, the Ziibiwing Center, located in Mt. Pleasant, will have Cameron Wood of the Cranbrook Institute of Science (CIS) lecture on the CIS Great Lakes Native American Collection.


Great Lakes Traditional Arts Gathering
August 10-14 spend four days working directly with the region’s most noted traditional artists, craftspeople, historians and naturalists in small group settings – with dozens of workshops for both adults and children.  Forge your own fire steel, help build a moose skin canoe, weave a rabbit skin blanket, learn to process wild rice, work with a master falconer, explore the waters around Drummond island in a replica 1870s wooden ship, and much more.  For more info here is a link to their website.




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