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Native American Fatherhood and Families Association

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Sequestration Forces Schools To Defund Key Programs, Cut Staff

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WASHINGTON -- While sequestration slips from the minds of many in Washington, D.C., who marvel that the federal cuts were not as bad as predicted, students in military and Native American families across the country are looking at a different...

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Jerad Koepp & Jason Medina - Indian Country Today Media Network

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Public education has failed the Indian for 150 years, yet so many of us continue to put faith in its reform. We have become too familiar with the disappointing statistics.
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Ojibwe youth takes on education reform through Minnesota Youth Council

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Guadalupe Thornhill, an Ojibwe youth from Saint Paul, hears many stereotypes about youth like her.
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Dr. Anton Treuer to Speak at Treaty Anniversary at Madeline Island Museum - Sept. 28 & 29 Madeline Island

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Dr. Anton Treuer to Speak at Treaty Anniversary at Madeline Island MuseumSeptember 10, 2013 at 11:01am

On Saturday and Sunday, September 28 & 29 the Madeline Island Museum will be hosting the Anniversary of the 1854 Treaty signing at LaPointe, with numerous speakers, artists, and activities for the whole family.  Featured this year is Dr. Anton Treuer and his newest book, “Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask”.  He is the Executive Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University and will be speaking and doing a book signing. 

 

Other activities include Ojibwe artist demonstrations:

-birch bark etching by Sandy and Dave Peterson

-bandolier bags by Doug and Rachel Limon

-beadwork by Kurt Buffalo

-birchbark painting and beadwork by Rita Vanderventer

-traditional foods by Sharon Nelis

- fingerweaving by Dennis White

- black ash basketry by April Stone Dahl

 

Also, the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission will have an educational booth, and the film, “Mikwendaagoziwag-They are Remembered,” about the Sandy Lake Tragedy will be shown hourly.  Sue Lemieux will talk about the importance of the Island and the water, and theOshkii Giizhick Singers, a women’s hand drum group from Fond du Lac Reservation, will be performing. A unique exhibit of Peter Whitebird paintings will be on display, and paintings by Carl Gawboy about Chief Buffalo (Bezhike) will also be present for viewing. 

 

The schedule for both days is as follows (subject to change):

Saturday & Sunday

10:00 am Museum opens

10:30 am-  Sue Lemieux water ceremony/ talk

11:30 am-Oshkii Giizhick singers

1:30 pm-Oshkii Giizhick Singers

2:00 pm- Dr. Anton Treuer

3:00 pm –Doug Limon- Bandolier Bags

3:30 pm-Museum closes

All day-Artist demonstrations and film showings

 

There is free admission for Native Americans to the Madeline Island Museum for both days. Anishinaabeg are welcomed back to the Island, their historic homeland, for this Treaty Anniversary weekend. The event honors the signing of the 1854 Treaty at LaPointe that established many of the permanent reservations of today.  Everyone is welcome to come for this special family event and there will be children’s activities both days. For more information call the Museum at 715-747-2415 or visit the website at www.madelineislandmuseum@wisconsinhistory.org

 

This event is funded in part by the Global Awareness Fund and Anishinaabe Fund, through the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation and the Grutzner Madeline Island Fund, through the Apostle Islands Area Community Fund.

 


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Montana insurance marketplace offers good coverage for Native Americans - The Missoulian

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Montana insurance marketplace offers good coverage for Native Americans The Missoulian But many Native American families also can get something that no other marketplace shopper can get: A policy with no deductibles, no co-payments and no...
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Idle No More Day of Action: "Keeping Families Sacred," Hosted by Idle No More Central Oklahoma

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