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Unit I
Sheila Berger, 906‑635‑6050, ext. 26359
906‑259‑2983 (cell)
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sault Tribe Administration, 523 Ashmun St., Sault Ste. Marie

Unit II and III
Clarence Hudak, 906‑430‑2004 (cell)
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sault Tribe Lambert Center, 225 Wa Seh Dr., St. Ignace, 906‑643‑2124 (office)

Units IV and V
Mary Jenerou, 906‑450‑7011
March 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 27 and 31 at Manistique Health Center, 906‑341‑8469
March 4, 5, 20 and 26 at Munising Health Center, 906‑387‑4614
March 16 at Escanaba Penn Star, 906‑786‑2636
March 30 at Marquette Tribal Health Center, 906‑225‑1616

Sault Tribe Traditional Medicine Program
March 2020 clinic schedule

Gerard Sagassige
March 2, 4, 9, 10, 16, 23, 25 and 30—Sault Ste. Marie Health Center
Lori Gambardella, 906‑632‑0236, Laura Collins-Downwind, 906‑632‑5268
March 3 and 31—Manistique Health Center, 906‑341‑8469
March 11—Munising Tribal Health Center, 906‑387‑4721
March 24—St. Ignace Health Center, 906‑643‑8689

Joe Syrette
March 4—Newberry Health Center, 906‑293‑8181
March 5, 6, 11, 13, 26 and 27—Sault Ste. Marie Health Center
Lori Gambardella, 906‑632‑0236, Laura Collins-Downwind, 906‑632‑5268
March 12—St. Ignace Health Center, 906‑643‑8689
March 20—Hessel Health Center, 906‑484‑2727
March 25—Munising Tribal Health Center, 906‑387‑4721

Michigan State University Extension is hosting the 14th annual Agriculture for Tomorrow conference on March 11, to help U.P. farmers stay informed, up-to-date and profitable. 

The conference opens with a talk from state Agriculture Deputy Director James Averill on “Michigan Ag: Today and Tomorrow.” Participants can attend their choice of four, concurrent breakout sessions. Topics will include opportunities for veterans in agriculture, managing forages in adverse conditions, backyard poultry, USDA-inspected mobile slaughter unit, on-farm food processing, MSU U.P. crop trial results, beekeeping, native pollinators, sheep health management, growing for your local farm market, wildlife damage management, beef cattle health, Indigenous agriculture and food sovereignty, farm transportation issues, backyard apples and the USDA livestock price risk program.

The topic “Indigenous Agriculture and Food Sovereignty” will a moderated panel discussion. 

Several commercial and educational exhibitors will be on hand. A full lunch will be catered by the Bay College staff.

The conference will be held Wednesday, March 11, at Bay College, Heirman University Center, 2001 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. Early registration is $25 before March 4 or $35 after that date, and includes lunch and materials. For more information about the Agriculture for Tomorrow conference or to register please visit https://events.anr.msu.edu/agfortomorrow2020/. Contact Jim Isleib at 906‑387‑2530 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

Hessel Tribal Center
Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24 and 31, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Contact Terrie Milligan to register: 906‑484‑2727
Lunch will be served after class.
Open to the Public!
Week One: What is diabetes?
Week Two: What am I supposed to eat?
Week Three: How to cope when diabetes has you down
Week Four: How you can help prevent complications

Diabetes Class Flyer

Due to the weather, the Sault Tribe Board of Directors meeting and workshop and meeting scheduled for today, Feb. 18, has been canceled. The meeting will be held on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020.

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