Announcements of March 3rd


Seeking Young Adults Ages 15 – 26
The SAMHSA System of Care (SOC) grant at AIHFS has an immediate need for your participation in an AIHFS SOC Advisory Council.  We are having an informational drop-in session from 5PM to 7PM on Thursday March 9th in the Social Hall.  It shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes to get the information and you will receive a $20 Target gift card just for dropping by whether or not you want to participate in the future.  However, your future participation will not only provide you with knowledge and leadership skills but you will also receive a stipend for your efforts.  So, bring a friend and meet us in the social hall on Thursday March 9th from 5-7 pm.  Should you have any questions please call Bob Davis at (313) 846-6030.


An Evening with Joy Harjo (including transportation)
Friday, March 10th, 6pm – 7:30pm, Joy Harjo will be at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Joy Harjo is an internationally known poet, writer, and performer of the Mvskoke Creek nation. Thanks to a generous offer from University of Michigan there will be complimentary transportation from AIHFS to this event in Ann Arbor. We plan on leaving from AIHFS at 4:30pm. We will be returning around 9:45pm.
We still have space, please RSVP to John Marcus, at in order to save your seat on the transport.


March Fitness Calendar
Please go to our WordPress version to see our March fitness calendar of Yoga, Zumba, Chair Volleyball, Tai Chi and other classes we offer. Or, you can also call Chantel at 313-846-6030.


Urban Sugar Bush
Beginning March 10th, join the American Indian and Indigenous Studies and Fenner Nature Center in the sugar bush. The sugarbush is located at Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mt. Hope ave., in Lansing. For more info call 517-432-2193


Understanding the Loss of Relationships
On March 11th, from 10am to 2pm, at AIHFS, Liz Akiwenzie will discuss healing from the loss of relationships due to death, break up, job loss or other forms of loss. There will also be a letting go ceremony. For more info call Keith Dayson, 313-846-3718.


Traditional Teachings with Bea Jackson
March 18th, from 12pm to 3pm, join us at AIHFS as we learn about bear forgiveness bundles. This is also a potluck. For more info call Keith Dayson, 313-846-3718.


Spirit of Eagles National Conference 2017
September 21st – 24th, in Niagara Falls, New York, this year’s theme is Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities: Strength Through Tradition and Science.
They are also calling for abstracts. Here is a word doc with the detailed information including submission form: changing-patterns-of-cancer-call-for-abstracts


Swords into Plowshares Scholarships
Swords into Plowshares, Peace Center and Gallery, has established two $1000 annual scholarships for new, or current, college students.



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