The fifth Annual Baawting Anishinaabemowin Language Conference will take place on June 12-13, at the Niigaanagiizhik Ceremonial Building at 11 Ice Circle Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. General admission is $35, free for Sault Tribe members. For more information download the flyer and agenda below or call Theresa Lewis or Colleen Medicine at 906-635-6050.
The fifth annual Honoring Mother Earth Fair is scheduled for Saturday, June 6, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Chi Mukwa Community Recreation Center in Sault Ste. Marie. The Sault Tribe Environmental Department invites everyone to join them for an afternoon of activities, awareness and celebration. This family friendly event is open to all ages and has no cost to attend. Some of this year's activities will be raffle baskets and giveaways, information booths from environmental and conservation groups in our area, Yooperdog's selling Michigan made hotdogs, games and activities for children of all ages, nature hikes and geocaching.
For more information on this event, please call the Environmental Department at 906-632-5575, or dial extension 73062.
Ojibwa Museum scheduled its fourth annual Native American Festival for May 23 at the museum grounds in St. Ignace beginning at 8 a.m. with a sunrise ceremony.
Demonstrations and workshops start at 10 a.m., ending around 12:30 p.m., with black ash basketry, dreamcatchers, brain tanning, porcupine quillwork and kids' crafts, cultural teachings and storytelling.
A powwow takes place from 1 to 6 p.m. with a grand entry at 1 p.m.
Sunday Mass at 9 a.m. on May 24 will take place at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church, 120 Church Street in St. Ignace. Father Marquette's chalice will be used at the mass. The Grandmother Moon Singers will be singing and drumming.
All events are free and everyone is welcome to attend!
Please join us in a celebration of our rich history and culture!
For more information, contact Shirley Sorrels at 906-430-0446.
See flyer for more information.
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - A regular meeting of the Sault Tribe Board of Directors will be held at the Naubinway Snowmobile Museum starting at 6 p.m. on May 19. The meeting will be preceded by "Matters Raised by the Membership" from 5 to 6 p.m.
Resolutions on the agenda are: Purchasing Budget Modification, Tribal Transportation-US DOT TIGER Grant, Amending Ch. 44-Waiver of Tribal Immunities, Amending Ch. 94-Management Board Composition, Posting the Chief Executive Officer Position, Amending Res. 2009-87 - Minimum Wage, and Approving Lease JKL School.
Under New Business, the board will consider committee requests.
Sault Tribe logo sweatshirts and hoodies are now on sale to benefit the Sault Ste. Marie Sault Tribe Gathering and Powwow on July 10-12!!
CREW NECK STYLE - White logo with Fuchsia, Turquoise, Black, Kiwi, Orange or Navy sweatshirt. Sizes Small - 3x. Sweatshirts are $30, plus $3 for 2x; $4 for 3x sizes.
HOODIE STYLE - White logo with Red, Navy, Black, Royal Blue, Purple and Forest Green hoodie. Sizes Small - 3x. Hoodies are $40, plus $3 for 2x; $4 for 3x sizes.
Please add 6% sales tax. Add $4.50 in shipping and handling for the first item, and $1 for each additional item.