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Please Join Us! Talking Circle and Wellbriety Group Wednesdays starting Sept. 11, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Manistique Tribal Health Center, 5698W HWY US-2.

12 Step Recovery Group in the Native American Way

Contact Sault Tribe Behavioral Health at 906‑341‑6993 ext. 29507 to register.

Wellbriety Flyer

Sault Tribe Traditional Medicine Program
September 2019 clinic schedule

Gerard Sagassige
Sept. 3, 4, 9, 10, 16, 18, 23, 24, 25 and 30—Sault Ste. Marie Health Center
Lori Gambardella 906‑632‑0236
Laura Collins-Downwind 906‑632‑5268
Sept. 11—Manistique Health Center, 906‑341‑8469
Sept. 17—Munising Tribal Health Center, 906‑387‑4721 

Joe Syrette
Sept. 4—Munising Tribal Health Center, 906‑387‑4721 
Sept. 5, 26—St. Ignace Health Center, 906‑643‑8689
Sept. 6, 11, 13, 19 and 20—Sault Ste. Marie Health Center
Laura Collins-Downwind 906‑632‑5268
Lori Gambardella 906‑632‑0236
Sept. 20—Hessel Health Center, 906‑484‑2727
Sept. 25—Newberry Clinic, 906‑293‑8181

Feeding America of West Michigan brings fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy and baked goods to distribute to people in need on Aug. 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the JKL Bahweting School, 1301 Marquette Avenue in Sault Ste. Marie.

Distribution begins at 4 p.m. Please bring boxes and bags to receive food.

Please contact Kristen Corbiere at 906‑635‑5055, extension 122 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any questions.

Sponsored by Sault Wesleyan Church

Know the Treat
The Opioid Epidemic
Learn what to do about it

Please join us for presentations from FAN and those who have personal experience coping with addiction at the Sault Ste. Marie Country Club, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and desserts will be provided. Free to the public. 

Rosa Gardiner is a mom who knows both the heartbreak of losing a son and the joy of having a son in recovery for six years.

From a young age, Andrea Somes-Kokko dealt with numerous things leading to her use/abuse of substances and now helps others in the recovery community.

For more information, call Jenni O'Dell at 906‑632‑5259.

Opioid Epidemic Awareness Event Flyer

The following committees have vacant seats. Sault Tribe members interested in filling these vacancies should submit one letter of intent and three letters of recommendation from other members to Joanne Carr or Linda Grossett, 523 Ashmun St., Sault Ste. Marie MI 49783. Call 906‑635‑6050 with any questions.

Anishinaabe Cultural Committee - six vacancies - three males (4-year term), three female (4-year term)
Child Welfare Committee - three vacancies (4-year term)
Election Committee - six vacancies (4-year term)
Higher Education Committee - two vacancies (4-year term)
Health Board - six vacancies (4-year term)
Housing Committee - Unit I - one vacancy (4-year term) Unit IV - one vacancy (4-year term)
Special Needs/Enrollment Committee - six vacancies (2-year term)

Elder Advisory Committee
Unit I - Sault (4-year term), one regular vacancy and one alternate vacancy (4-year term)
Unit II - Hessel (4-year term), one alternate vacancy
Unit II - Newberry (4-year term), one alternate
Unit III - St. Ignace (4-year term), one alternate vacancy
Unit IV - Escanaba (4 year-term) one regular
Unit V - Munising (4-year term), one alternate vacancy
Unit V - Marquette (4-year term), one alternate vacancy

Elder Subcommittee
Unit I - Sault (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy, two alternate seat vacancy
Unit ll - Hessel (4-year term), two regular seat vacancies, one alternate seat vacancies
Unit II - Naubinway (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy, two alternate seat vacancies
Unit IV - Escanaba (4-year term), two regular seat vacancies
Unit III - St. Ignace (4-year term), one alternate seat vacancy
Unit IV - Manistique (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy 
Unit V - Munising (4-year term), three regular seat vacancies
Unit V - Marquette (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy, one alternate seat vacancy

Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow FlyerThe 12th annual Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow is Aug. 23‑25 at the New France Discovery Center at the Father Marquette National Memorial, St. Ignace. The Rendezvous is open to the public. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for elders and students, children under 5 are free. Blessing of the grounds Friday, Aug. 23, at 12 p.m. Grand Entry Aug. 24 at 12 and 7 p.m., and Aug. 25 at 12 p.m. Traditional dancing, Native flute music, hoop dancing, food, arts and crafts. For more information, contact Darryl Brown at 906‑984‑2083, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the St. Ignace Events Committee at 906‑643‑8717. No drugs or alcohol.

Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow Flyer

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