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ST. IGNACE—On Thursday, Sept. 27, St. Ignace Recovery Walk participants will gather between 4 and 5:15 p.m. at the Enji Maawanji’iding (former McCann School building, now tribal elder center) at 399 McCann St. and walk to the St. Ignace Museum of Ojibwa Culture.

The Recovery Walk in St. Ignace is conducted to show support to individuals and families in recovery and to recognize the positive effects recovery can have on community.

The public is invited to make the walk or celebrate recovery and encourage treatment with activities, a feast and traditional teachings for children and adults at the Museum of Ojibwa Culture following the walk.

Walk organizers expect up to 200 participants in this year’s event and said the walk would not be possible without the help and support of local businesses and the community.

For more information about the St. Ignace Recovery Walk, contact chairperson Russell Rickley at 906‑440‑5696 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

National Recovery Month is an annual celebration sponsored each September by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Please join the Advocacy Resource Center and Diane Peppler Resource Center on Oct. 8 for the 2018 Domestic Violence Awareness Walk starting at the Chi Mukwa Community Recreation Center on Ice Circle Drive in Sault Ste. Marie from 6 to 8 p.m.

Registration begins at 5 p.m. Free pizza dinner! First 300 participants receive FREE LONG SLEEVE T-Shirts!

For more information, please call the Advocacy Resource Center at 906‑632‑1808.

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk Flyer

The twin Saults are putting domestic violence in the penalty box on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Soo Eagles hockey team versus the Soo Thunderbirds. The two Soo communities invite you to come for the kickoff of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and watch some great hockey. We have prizes to win and resources from local domestic violence agencies.

Come support the Soo Eagles and Domestic Violence Awareness.

Domestic Violence Awareness Hockey Game Flyer

Building Circles of Support at Luce County Community Recreation and Resource Center Wednesdays starting Sept. 26 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Open to the Public. 

Sept. 26: talking circle: wisdom: dream catcher
Oct. 10: talking circle: love: dream catcher
Oct. 17: talking circle: respect & honesty
Oct. 24: talking circle: bravery: breaking down the situation: mud mind
Nov. 14: talking circle: humility & truth: laundry soap
Nov. 21: talking circle

Sponsored by Sault Tribe YEA and Luce County Community Recreation and Resource Center. For more information contact Mary Archambeau at 906‑293‑3729 or Lisa Burnside at 906‑484‑2298 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tell your story

Digital Storytelling Workshop, Sept. 25 – 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Health Education Room, second floor at the Chi Mukwa Community Recreation Center, next to Physical Therapy. 

This workshop will guide you through a process of combining Anishinaabe storytelling with modern-day technology and digital media. Create your own 3-minute video story learn the basics of script development, digital imagery and video editing. Record and integrate your voice with your photographs, letters, home videos, and other artifacts.

Space is limited. Bring your own lunch. To register or for more information please contact community health education at 906‑632‑5210.

Digital Storytelling Flyer

Bahweting Anishinabek Tribal Youth Council teamed up with the Sault Tribe Community Health in an effort to make staying fit a team goal for all teens. Bring your work out shoes and meet us at the Chi Mukwa (Big Bear) Community Recreation Center in the volleyball court for intermural sports. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. beginning Sept. 18; 6-week sessions of volleyball, basketball, kickball and badminton; 3-week sessions of lacrosse and dodgeball, yoga and Zumba lessons.

If you have any questions, please contact Jill Lawson at 906‑253‑1321.

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