Announcements of June 15th

Community Advisory Council
Thursday, June 16, we will be having our monthly meeting from 5:30-7:30pm. This month we will be having a Talking Circle with the focus being the recent events in Orlando, Florida. Talking Circles have been used as part of the healing process by many tribal nations. It is with this intent of healing that we ask everyone to come participate. Our mental health professionals will be available during this time as well.  For more info call me, John Marcus, at 313-846-6030.


Community Sweat Lodge
Saturday, June 18th, we will be having a community sweat lodge here at AIHFS. The conductor will be Tony Davis of the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa. Women should bring a long comfortable skirt, modest comfortable top (such as a t-shirt) and a towel. Men should bring shorts and a towel. If you would like to bring a dish to share for the small feast afterwards, please do! For more info, including starting time, please contact Keith Dayson, 313-846-6030 or email:


New Blog Direction
We have updated the blog that was on our website and it has taken a new direction. Follow this link to check it out:


Job Postings
We have openings here at AIHFS for a Social Worker and a Community Health Worker in our Healthy Start program. For more details, including how to apply, follow this link to our employment page.


Anishinaabemowin Language Website
The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians have updated their language website. They have added some new lessons and stories.
Anishinaabemowin language


Community Cultural Teaching & Feast
Saturday, June 25, from 11am-3pm there will cultural teachings and a feast at Ezhibiigaadek Asin (the Sanilac Petroglyphs site near Cass City, Mi.). Participants include Joseph Sowmick, Stephanie Stone and Dr. Dean Anderson. community cultural teachings - sanilac petroglyphs


Detroit Narrative Agency
Are you suffering from narrative induced community injury or stereotyping? The Detroit Narrative Agency aims to change the stories that form the future of this city. Please watch the infomercial at our WordPress version and consider applying for a mini-grant from the Detroit Narrative Agency. More info here:
Watch “Detroit Narrative Agency Infomercial” on YouTube



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