Announcements of July 29th

Film Screening Postponement
The project happiness film screening with Native Cry that was scheduled for July 30th here at AIHFS has been postponed to a date as yet to be determined.

Men’s Society
Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm, for more info, call Shelly Nimocks-Hinshaw at 313-846-6030.

Women’s Circle Dinner
August 17th, 5-7pm, everyone is welcome to a survey dinner we are having for our Women’s circle group. For more info contact Shelly Nimocks-Hinshaw at 313-846-6030.

Elder’s Cooking Class
Wednesdays, 11am – noon, July 27th through September 28th. Classes will be here at AIHFS. For more info call Shiloh or Rosebud at 313-846-3718 x1403
Elders Cooking class 2016

Community Cooking Class
Tuesday’s, 5:30-7:30pm, August 9,16,23,and 30. Classes will be here at AIHFS. For more info call Shiloh or Rosebud at 313-846-3718 x1403
Community Cooking Class 2016

Suicide Prevention Training
AIHFS is having an ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) August 9th-10th at the DoubleTree Hotel on 5801 Southfield Rd, Detroit, MI 48228. ASIST trainings are 2-day, eight hour trainings for anyone 16 or older—regardless of prior mental health experience—who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid. Attendees must come to both days of the training to receive certification. Training is funded by the Sacred Bundle Program at AIHFS and is at no cost to attendees! Breakfast and lunch will be provided. For more information or to register please contact Karen Marshall at (313)-846-6030.

Fresh Food Share
Fresh Food Share is an easy, low-cost way to get your fruits and veggies. Through Gleaner’s, the program sources produce and will deliver your order to AIHFS for you to pick-up. The next Fresh Food Share order due date is August 12th.
fresh food share 2016 Page 1fresh food share 2016 Calendar page 2

Fitness Calendar
We have added some new Zumba classes to our August fitness class schedule. Come out and join us!  For more info, Chantel or Michele at 313-846-6030.
Aug 2016 fitness calendar

Northern Indigenous Games
Saturday, August 20, AIHFS will be hosting Indigenous games for youth ages 8-17, parents and family are welcome. Registration is limited to the first 30 youth. To register or for questions, contact Nicolette at 313-846-6030 or nmcgahey@aihfs.org
Indigenous Games Flyer 8-20-16

PrEP for HIV Prevention
PrEP stands for Pre-exposure prophylaxis. Studies done so far show a reduction of HIV infection by 92% in people who take the pill EVERY DAY. PrEP does not work this well if it isn’t taken every day. For more info follow this link to our agency blog: https://aihfsdirector.wordpress.com/2016/07/29/prep-for-hiv-prevention/

Fulbright Scholarship
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.
DEADLINE: Submit all application materials online by October 13, 2016.
For more information, including detailed instructions, guidelines, and any additional questions please visit the Fulbright web page.
http://us.fulbrightonline.org/applicants/application-timeline

Breast Cancer
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Detroit is having a kickoff celebration on Wednesday, August 10, at the Southfield pavilion.
Making Strides

 

Announcements of October 6th

 

AIHFS Oct thru Dec Newsletter
Check out our latest newsletter with articles about texting and driving, antibiotics and kids, the recent White House Tribal Youth Summit and much more. Click this link to go to our online version. We hope you enjoy!

Freedom From Smoking
This is a seven week group class, beginning October 6, developed by the American Lung Association, that helps you learn to overcome your tobacco addiction for better health, extra money in your pocket, and healthier relationships. For more info click this pdf: Freedom from smoking Roseville 2015

Fresh Food Share
Fresh Food Share is an easy, low-cost way to get your fruits and veggies. Through Gleaner’s, the program sources produce and will deliver your order to AIHFS for you to pick-up. Fresh Food Share orders need to be in by close of business on Thursday, October 8th.
10-6-15 FreshFoodShare 2015

Preschool U
In a three week series starting Friday, October 9, Healthy Start/Family Spirit is partnering with Detroit Public Television to offer this program. Parent and caregivers will learn specific ways to encourage learning and school readiness for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. All parents/ caregivers of children 5 and under are welcome! Childcare and refreshments provided. Please call to register.
Preschool U Flyer

Dream Seekers Youth Program Fall Kickoff and Family Night
Monday, October 12th, 5-7pm, calling all youth ages 8-17 who would like to join our Native American culturally-based prevention program. We meet after school Mondays and Tuesdays from 5-7pm and have many opportunities for special trips and fun activities. Come to our fall kickoff event with your family and sign up, play games, meet other youth, eat, and have fun!
Dream Seekers Fall Kickoff Family Night

Indigenous Food Sovereignty Brown Bag Event
Friday, October 16, at Michigan State University will feature Mariaelena Huambachano presenting on a paper that proposes a New Zealand food sovereignty framework that encompasses a comprehensive analysis of Aotearoa’s cultural, economic and social sustainability aspects, law and regulations and the integration of Indigenous people’s knowledge. For more info click this pdf Indigenous Food Sovereignty Brown Bag Event

Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit Conference
October 23-25, will be their 11th annual conference. This year’s theme is “What can we do to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice and a culture of peace?”
Click here for the conference pdf: Indigenous Food Sovereignty Brown Bag Event
There will also be a youth focused program called “Be a guardian of the planet,” on October 23rd.  Click here for the youth conference pdf: bioneer Youth 2015

Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Celebration
Tuesday, October 27, we will have our annual Halloween celebration from 6-8pm. The celebration will be held in our parking lot where vehicle trunks are decorated for family fun, activities and healthy treats.
10-27-15 Halloween trunk or treat

Seeking Research Assistant
The University of Michigan School of Social Work seeks a research assistant to work on two youth-focused grant projects from the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) with an emphasis on the American Indian and Alaska Native population. For more info click this pdf: UofM Research Assistant