Announcements of June 28th

Holiday Closure
Tuesday, July 4th, AIHFS will be closed for the holiday. We will resume regular business hours and operations, Wednesday, the 5th.  Have a great holiday!


Dream Seekers 2017 Summer Day Camp
We are so happy to welcome you to our 2017 summer day camp! Camps include: Cultural Activities* Trips* Traditional Teachings* Games* Crafts.  Camp Schedule will be 10AM-3PM.  There is no cost to attend!
Ages 8-11 Bullying Prevention July 10th-13th
Ages 12-17 Native Stand  July 17th-20th
Ages 8-17 Video Production July 24th-July 27th
All Parents and guardians must complete the registration forms. Please contact Martha, Kat or Joe at (313)846-3718 for more information or to sign up!


AIHFS Newsletter
Check out our latest newsletter, with information about eye safety, psoriasis, our Community Advisory Council, a story by our Behavioral Health Director, self-care and more! Here is the link to view the online version:

Or, if you’d like to download the 5MB pdf , here is the link for that:
AIHFS july-sept 2017 Newsletter final


Martha Redbone Community Talking Circle
As part of the Concert of Colors, we will be having a community talking circle with Martha Redbone here at AIHFS, Sunday, July 16th, 2017.


Financial Aid
Indian Health Service (IHS) Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students. In order to be a recipient of this benefit program, you must be members or descendents of federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated Tribes enrolled in courses leading to a bachelor’s degree in specific pre-professional areas. For more info here is the link to their site:


Go Blue Guarantee
Are you a Michigan resident with a family income less than $65, 000? If you apply to U-M, are admitted, and qualify for in-state tuition, they are prepared to cover the full cost of your in-state tuition for up to four years of full-time undergraduate study on their Ann Arbor campus, subject to certain limits.


Cancer in Native Communities National Conference
Registration is now open for Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities National Conference.  The Conference is September 21-24th, 2017 in Niagara Falls, New York.  The event is great for survivors, providers, community members, wellness program staff and more! A draft agenda is available and some scholarships will also be available.


13 Reasons Why Webinar
June 28, there will be a free webinar put on by the Partners for Success and Innovation(PSI) about the Netflix series: 13 Reasons Why. This webinar will outline  concerns and provide practical information on how all school personnel can respond and support students who have or are currently viewing the program, providing them with accurate information about suicide and sources of assistance. For more info follow this link:



Indigenous Knowledge
A new issue of the open access journal, Indigenous Knowledge (IK): Other Ways of Knowing has been released. The current issue can be viewed here: This journal is out of Penn State University Library’s Interinstitutional Center for Indigenous Knowledge. Consider submitting a publication or becoming a peer-reviewer!



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