• Winter Pow Wow
  • Turkey Toms
  • Beadwork 1
  • SI Ferry
  • Smoked Fish
  • Beadwork 2

Free workshop June 7-8

Suicide is preventable — anyone can make a difference. Attend the two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop and learn life-saving suicide intervention skills widely used by both professionals and the general public. ASIST is open to everyone 16 and older and offers something to every participant, no matter how experienced.

The free two-day ASIST workshop will be held June 7 and 8 at the Hessel School House, 3206 W. Cedar Rd. in Hessel. A light breakfast and lunch provided both days. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Register by MAY 30.

To receive a Certificate, CEUs and/or MCBAP credits, attendance at all of both days’ training is required.

Register by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or phoning Mark at 906-298-0501 or Lisa at 906-484-2298.

The Lucas Izzard Foundation for Teens is co-sponsoring the training. There is no fee but donations are accepted toward expenses.


Community Mobile Food Pantry June 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at JKL Bahweting School, 1301 Marquette Ave. in Sault Ste. Marie.

Fruits, vegetables, dairy and baked goods for people in need. Please bring your own boxes and bags.

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

Rudyard Area Schools Native Learning Center would like to invite you to attend a Public Parent Meeting on Thursday, June 1, 6:30 p.m., at the Native Learning Center. Information, input and ideas are invaluable. Learn about our program, current test data and have input for future years.

Email Title VII Director Carrie Bywater at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Cedarville-DeTour event at the Dunes

At 10 a.m. on July 3, people all along the shore of the Great Lakes will be linking hands or hoisting a boat flag to raise awareness of the need to protect the Great Lakes at local, state, and federal levels because everyone needs the Great Lakes and they need you. Events are being held in all six Great Lakes states and Canada.

On local event is being held at the Dunes on M-134 between DeTour Village and Cedarville Big Dunes, closer to M-48. Everyone is welcome! Check in starts at 9:30 a.m. Event organizers are honored to have a Drum from the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Bring a blue marble to share — trade a great lake story and a marble! Wear an All Hands on Deck T-shirt or a blue or green T-shirt of your choice.

Visit allhandsondeckgreatlakes.org for T-shirt, full list of participating sites and complete event information.

Sault Tribe's Head Start and Early Head Start programs are accepting applications for children from newborn to aged 5 years.

Head Start and Early Head Start are early learning programs nationally recognized for high quality, family-centered education. The programs promote school readiness in young children of all abilities from families with incomes below the federal poverty guidelines. Our programs integrate social and intellectual development through the pro-vision of education, health, family, nutrition and other services.

Head Start centers are in Sault Ste. Marie and St. Ignace. For more information on how to apply call 906-635-7722.

Sault Tribe Head Start accepting applications

All-In-One Fitness Center is changing their weekend hours. Starting on June 4, the fitness center will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. However, the entire facility (Chi Mukwa) will be closed on Saturdays, starting June 3. These summer hours will remain in effect until Labor Day (Sept. 4). After Labor Day, fitness center hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

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