Indian Voices Newsletter
Happenings in the Indian World

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Congratulations! To Frank Sherwood for retiring from the EPA on April 3, 2014. To Walt Pourier, Director of the Stronghold Society for receiving a 2014 Governor's Creative Leadership Award. Congrats to Leah Shenandoah for the release of her new CD, Spektre and to her mother Joanne Shenandoah for her new CD, Nature Dance. Congrats to you all! (Send me your accomplishments & honors).

Happy Birthday to People Born in April! To Nicole Adams, Jace Artichoker, Sidney Bad Moccasin III, Della Bad Wound, Leo Begay, Mniluzahe Berg, Cheyenne Birdshead, Brian Bull, Charlie Cambridge, Gareth & Ruth Cameron, Miguel Chavez-Eagle, Melissa Clyde, Enrique JoseKuahti Contreras, Daniel Cordalis, Pearline Cuny, Amy Echo-Hawk, Jaison Elkins, Geneva Emhoolah, Andrew Garry, Brett Harper, Niabi Hart, Ranette Keith-Marquez, Jessica Heerdt, Sharri Hill Bennett, Gwen Holmes, Sasha Hoskie, Carrie Howell, George E. Howell Jr., Kristen Howell, Amanda Johns, Arturo Jimenez, Matene Jerome, Jessica Mackie, Meghan Merryman, Rita Montour, Kelsi LuBeth Monroe, Jennifer Mitts, Laura Naranjo, Jackie Old Coyote, Allison, Danielle & Leala Pourier, Shelley Prentup, Travis & Trenton Rattler, Aspen Rendon Oglesby, Cynthia Rouillard, Jeanne Rubin, Sadie Sago, Kevin & Thelma Shendo, Tate Shibles, Jennie Singer, Darius Lee Smith, Keith Smith, Amy Simmons, Arigon Starr, Jade Walker, Josie Walker, Jennifer Williams, Lisa Yellow-Eagle, Susan Yellowhorse and anyone else having a April birthday!

Happy Birthday to People Born in March! To Cathy Abeita, Michael Alley, Joshua & Owen Anderson, Bellerena "Billie" Begaii, Nicole Bering, Terri Bissonette, Mary Bowannie, Bernice Bull Bear, Martha Burnside, Tom Cain, Lisa Calderon, Jeremy Charley, Ezekiel Chaske Clairmont-Torres, Jesse James Clairmont, Natasha Clairmont, Wasksa Wanji Clairmont, Cheryl Cozad, Ara Cruz, Malici Delgado, Jerry Fills Pipe, Winona Flying Earth, Rio Frazier, Paul Heinert, Rosemary Halsey, Robbyn Hickman, Carla Hollow Horn, Myreen Iron Cloud, Pearl Ironshell, Pearl Iron Shield, Elizabeth Kingi, Kimora Lee, Craig Lyons, Anile Adair Locust, Solicia Lopez, Shayla Penner, Christina Prairie Chicken, Justine & Kasandra Madrid, Elizabeth Moore, Tanna Morin, Victoria Nevarez, Michael Price, Terri Rattler, Gary Red Willow, Tiana Roberts, Jackie Robinson, Madonna Rogers, Michael Roy, Sabrina Roy, Sue Savage, Edith Silk, Vicky Stott, Angie Stover, Stephanie Smith, Rosalie Tallbull, Kristine Teller, Terra Trujillo, Jokiah Waters, Jennifer Wolf, Ida Williams, Theresa Marie Williams, Marsha Whiting, Sage Yardley, Jesse Yellow Cloud and anyone else having a March birthday! (I need March birthdays).

Prayers are needed! Pray for all the people who are losing their homes due to the weather and because they don’t have a job. Pray for those that are having surgery or recovering from surgery, or are in the hospital or are ill at this time. Prayers for Rose Cuny, Susie Aikman, Norma Williams, Gloria Four Feather Masser, Mary Exendine, and Stevie Ray Eagle. Your prayers are very important and help people recover faster! They all need your prayers and positive thoughts because it's hard being ill. Also remember those who have made their journeys to the spirit world during these winter months. We will never forget them! Pray for anyone else needing Prayers at this time!

Heartfelt Sympathy! To Wallace Coffey & family for the death of his beloved wife, Deborah "Debbie" Coffey in April, 2014. To the Southern Ute Tribal Nation and family of Tribal Chairman, Jimmy R. Newton who died, April 1, 2014. To the family of Cynthia Rouillard who died March 27, 2014, especially her family, mother, Nancy, sisters: Iris, Sherri, & Paula and brother Owen Jr. and her children Ronnie Jr., Olivia & Nick Gutierrez. Cynthia was buried in Allen, South Dakota on Friday, April 4, 2014. To Doug Good Feather, and to Cassie's Fiancé, Farhan "Freddie" Shafi and family for the death of Cassandra "Cassie" "Wambli Chante Was'ste' Win-Good Hearted Eagle Woman Good Feather and her baby son, Zuya' Ayab Okitika "Goes to War With Courage" Good Feather - Safi who died in Aurora, CO on February 19, 2014. You can send cards to him at: 11630 Grant Street, Northglenn, CO 80233. To the family of Chantal Moore who died February 15, 2014. To Linda Yardley Monteau and family for the death of her beloved husband, Richard G. Monteau in January, 2014. To Shayna Gutierrez and Rainbow Locust for the death of their mother, Shelley Amiotte in January, 2014. To the family of Charlie Hill, who died December 30, 2013 and was buried January 3, 2014. Our prayers and positive thoughts are with the families in their time of sorrow and mourning. May they all rest in peace! They will be missed!

Melanie Yazzie to Show her Art at UNM "Geographies of Memory", Saturday - Thursday, February 8 - May 17, 2014, at the University of New Mexico Art Museum, MSC04 2570, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 - 0001. Opening reception, was Friday, February 7, 2014. Look at http://www.unmartmuseum.org for more information.

Elizabeth Fenn to Read from her Book: Encounters at the Heart of the World: A Mandan History, Friday, April 18, 2014, from 5-6 p.m. at the CU Bookstore in the UMC. Sponsored by Native American Indigenous Studies and the English Department. Email Penelope.Kelsey@colorado.edu for more information.

50th Annual Hozhoni Days Powwow and Pageant-"Honoring Our Alumni", Friday-Saturday, April 18-19, 2014, at Fort Lewis College, Whalen Gymnasium, Durango, CO. Gourd dancing, Friday at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 11:00 a.m.& 5:00 p.m. Grand entries: Friday, April 18, 2014,  at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 1:00 & 7:00 p.m. Admission: $5/day. 60+ & 6 under are free. Contact Wanbli Ota at (970) 247-7221 for more information.

ASU Pow Wow, Friday-Sunday, April 18-20, 2014, at the ASU Band Practice Field, Sixth Street & Rural Road, in Tempe, AZ. Admission: Adults $10/ 3 Day pass for $20. Students $7. Free admission for spectators under 6 & over 60. Singer/dancer registration: Adults $10. Jr./Teens $5.Gourd dancing; Friday: 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Sunday: 11:30 a.m. Grand entries: Friday, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, 1:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sunday 1:00 p.m. Email letspowwow@asu.edu or Email Tahnee Baker, Coordinator at asupowwow@gmail.com Call her at (480) 965-5224 and look at http://powwow.asu.edu/description.shtml for more information.

Rocky Mountain Indian Natives in Government/Public Policy Mixer at Rodeo All Star, Saturday, April 19, 2014, 6:00 p.m. at the Stock Complex Expo Hall, 4655  Humboldt Street, in Denver, CO 80216. Get to know who is who amongst Native Americans in Government & Policy. Special guest are Ernest House Jr., and Darius Smith. Tickets are free to the reception for the Natives in Government & Policy who RSVP to Shadana. Tickets for the reception and Premium All Star Rodeo will be sold for $35. Rodeo All Stars star at 7:30 p.m. Come and cheer on Derrick Begay, who was voted Rodeo All Star Fan's Choice for Team Roping! Look at http://www.rmicc.org along with the RMICC facebook page. Call (303) 629-0102 for more information.

Boulder Valley School District Indian Parent Committee to Meet, Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at the Native American Rights Fund, 1506 Broadway, in Boulder, CO. This is a potluck meeting so bring food & drinks to share. Kids are welcome. Contact Katrina at (303) 447-8760 or katrina@narf.org for more information.

Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, Thursday-Saturday, April 24-27, 2014, at the UNM Arena, "The Pit", Arenida Cesar Chavez Blvd., SE, in Albuquerque, NM off of 1-25 and Exit 223. Look at http://www.gatheringofnations.com or call them at (505) 836-2810.

Free Days at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in 2014, Saturday, April 26, 2014, is Dia de los Niño's. Monday, June 2, June 30, Sunday, July 20, September 28, Monday, October 27, December 1, 2014. DMNS is located at 2001 Colorado Boulevard, in Denver, CO. Free days are for CO residents only. A fee applies to IMAX and planetarium shows. Look at http://www.dmns.org for more information.

NATIVE Educators of Colorado Meeting, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 8:00-10:00 a.m. at the MSU Student Services Bldg. in Room 324. Parking at the Tivoli garage next to the Student Services Building, 9th & Auraria Parkway, in Denver, CO. House Representative Joseph Salazar, will be coming to update us about the House Bill 1124 concerning Out-of-State Tuition for Natives with Historical Tribes. Title VII Educators and staff & faculty from Colorado colleges get to network at this meeting and plan for next school year. RSVP to Deborah Esquibel Hunt at (303) 556-2860 and send her agenda items for the group to discuss.

9Health Fair at the Denver Indian Center, Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO 80219. Look at http://www.difrc.org for more information.

Jeffco Community Excellence in Education Powwow  Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood Campus at the Pavilion, 13300 W. 6th Avenue, Lakewood, CO. Call Thompson at (303) 982-0388, towillia@jeffco.k12.co.us Ernie at (303) 914-6320, Ernie.Navarette@RRCC. edu Vendors can contact Angelique at (303) 986-2095.

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum, Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway, in Denver, CO. Free general admission tickets are available to Colorado residents on Martin Plaza. Look at http://www.denverartmuseum.org/ or call (720) 865-5000 for more information.

Cafe' Cultura's Open Mic  Friday, May 9, 2014, 7-10 p.m., at the Denver Inner City Parish/La Academia, (9th & Galapago Street), in Denver, CO. Doors open and Marketplace with vendors starts at 7:00 p.m. Cafe Cultura Open Mic list starts at 7:45p.m. Volunteers, please arrive at 6:00 p.m. April 11, 2014, Featuring: TBA. Community Partner TBA. Features TBA.$3 donation. (No one is turned away). Come express yourself creatively or just chill out with your people. All ages are welcome! Open Mic, Native Hip Hop. Entertainment. Food. Vendors.

Contact information: Cafe Cultura, P.O. Box 11791, Denver, CO 80211. Office: 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Unit  Hours: Monday-Thursday, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. info@cafecultura.org (720) 394-6589 and look at http://www.cafecultura.org  or http://www.facebook.com/cafecultura to see videos of the artists.

21st Annual Spring Bear Powwow, Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Regis University Field House, 3333 Regis Blvd., (50th Avenue), in Denver, CO. No contests. Gourd dance: 10:00 a.m. - noon. Food booth opens: Noon-8:00 p.m. Cakewalks: noon & 5:30 p.m. Grand entries: 1:00 & 6:00 p.m. Call (303) 648-3414 or email powwow@ravedancers.org for more information.

SDAC Meeting, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., at the Jeffco Indian Education, Jeffco Administration Building, 1829 Denver West Drive, Bldg. 27, Golden, CO 80401. Please contact Terra at thermanhorses@difrc.org or (303) 871-8035 ext. 241 for agenda items.

Indigenous Films @Su Teatro, Wednesday, May 14, 2014, starting at 6:30-8:30 p.m. with a Q & A to follow. at SU TEATRO, 721 Santa Fe Drive, in Denver, CO 80204. Suggested donation $5 (no one turned away). Doors open at 6:00 p.m. film starts at 6:30 p.m.. Come early and have a bite to eat at the Su Teatro concession, from popcorn to tamales. The Films being shown on May 14, 2014, is The Dark Fog. June 11, 204, Young Lakota. will be shown.

In 2014 the monthly Indigenous Film series will present film and discussion the Second Wednesday of the month at Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Drive. Denver, CO 80204. The International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management and the Denver American Indian Commission is pleased to present another year of the Indigenous Film 2013 @ Su Teatro, a monthly Indigenous film series, with annual sponsor, the Native American Rights Fund. Contact the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, 444 South Emerson Street, in Denver, CO 80209 Jeanne Rubin at (303) 744-9686 for information.

Niwot Native Film Festival, Friday, May date TBA, 2014, from 7:30 -9:30 p.m. at Elysian Fields Auctions, 6924 79th Street, in Niwot, CO. The film in May, 2014, will be: TBA.

Look for the signs! Festival screenings are Free-Donations are accepted. Film festival Director, Ava Hamilton will introduce the film or documentary. The festival is hosted by the Native American Producers Alliance & Ni-wot Prairie Productions. Sponsors are Elysian Fields Auctions, Native American Right Fund, and WHIZZBang Studios. Call Elizabeth Darling at (303) 931-3084, email niwotprairieproductions@gmail.com and look at http://www.niwot.com/niwot-events/23/niwot-native-america-film-festival for more information.

University of Denver -DU New Beginning Contest Powwow, Saturday, May 17, 2014, outside on the lawn at Driscoll Green, 2190 E. Asbury Avenue, Denver, CO 80208. Grand entry at noon. 1:00-8:30 p.m. Bring your own chairs and shade. Open to the public. Free admission. Special contests. Call Viki at (720) 935-6168. Vendors: Call Stevie at (505) 269-4761.

Tesoro 14th Annual Indian Market & Powwow, Saturday-Sunday, May 17-18, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. both days. Location: On the Grounds of the historic Fort, 19192 Hwy 8, Morrison, Colorado. The Fort is located just north of the junction US 285 & HWY 8. Meet the artist patron party, Friday, May 16, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. Gourd dance 10:00 a.m. & Grand entry 12:00 p.m. both days. Bring your own shade and chairs. Including singers. PA system provided. Free admission to registered dancers and singers. Free parking. Admission: Adults: $5. Students with valid ID $3. Seniors: 65+ and children under 12 are free. Look at http://www.tesoculturalcenter.org/Calendar.html  and email tesoroinfo@tesroculturalcenter.org for more information about the Indian Market. Call for more powwow information.

NCIPA 22nd Annual Spring Contest Powwow and Indian Market, Saturday-Sunday, June 7-8, 2014, at Northside Aztlan Community Center, 112 Willow Street, in Fort Collins, CO. Gourd dance 10:00 a.m. both days & Saturday at 5:00 p.m. (all gourd dancers invited) Grand entries: 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at 12:00 p.m. The Native food concession will be open at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Menu includes: Indian tacos, frybread, beef stew and Frito pie. The public is invited! Everyone is welcome! Bring your own lawn chairs. All powwow Drums and singers are invited. Session pay for first 10 visiting drums registered. PA system will be provided. Admission fees pay for the building rental fee and insurance-please don't complain. Admission fees includes singers and dancers. 13 and older: $5/day or $8 weekend pass. Ages 6-12: $3/day or $5 weekend pass. 5 and younger are free. Call Jan at (70) 498-0290 or email nicipa@fortnet.org  and look at  http://fortnet.org/PowWow/events.html for powwow information. Vendors: Call Meg at (70) 493-6470.

1st Annual Colorado Springs Indian Center Powwow, Saturday-Sunday, June 14-15, 2014, 5225 E. Platte Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO Info: Contact Ray at (719) 964-2915 or email wamblir27@gmail.com.

Art of the Four Winds, Friday-Saturday, June 20-21, 2014, Four Winds American Indian Council, 201 W. 5th Avenue, Denver, CO
Info: Contact Thompson at (720) 289-8444 or ottovon56@yahoo.com

Annual Colorado Springs Native American Intertribal Festival and Traditional Powwow, Saturday, July 19, 2014, Freedom Financial Services EXPO Center, 3650 N. Nevada Colorado Springs, CO. Info: Call Al or Rhetta at (719) 559-0525 or email rhetta_walter@hotmail.com, Office@OneNationWT.org

                                                             EDUCATION NEWS

PAIYL (Program of American Indian Youth Leaders), is a Native American youth leadership group part of UNITY (United National Intertribal Youth). They have been involved in many activities with their community. PAIYL has participated in numerous grants such as tobacco and obesity. This group has been around since 2005 and are looking for other Native youth in the Denver metro area to join their group. They participate in fun and exciting things while getting involved with their Native community such as summer youth camp, mentoring, Nuggets games etc., They are inviting anyone middle school through high school ages interested in joining their group. For more information, contact Carrie Howell at denverpaiyl@yahoo.com and look them up on face book under PAIYL

Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Sasha Hoskie is the Indian Education Liaison. Please contact the office on information on supplemental school supplies, academic resources and school visits. Please contact Sasha for information. Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Title VII Indian Education, Grants & Federal Programs.(720) 972-5897 or  you can email her sasha.d.hoskie@adams12.org There is a facebook page for Adams 12 Indian Education Title VII and the Adams 12 AIPAC also has a facebook page for their activities.

Jeffco Indian Education, The mission of Indian Education is to meet the unique educationally and culturally related academic needs of eligible American Indian students enrolled in Jefferson County Public Schools. Jeffco Indian Education Program. Program offerings include: Community Liaison Service, Dropout Prevention & Credit Recovery Support, Educational Intervention, Parent Involvement, Parent & Student Advocacy, Cultural Support & Services, and Resource Development for Schools, Resource Referral, HS & Middle School mentoring, Scholarship Information, Jefferson County Summer School scholarships. Contact Thompson Williams at (303) 982-0382 or email him at towillia@jeffco.k12.co.us Katherine Flecksing and Leroy Saiz are the Liaisons and are working Monday-Thursday. Thompson will be available on Fridays for any concerns. They are planning to offer after school programs at Lumberg, Thomson, Patterson and South Lakewood Elementary Schools. Eligible Indian Education students are welcome to attend. The parent or guardian must obtain and complete a 506 form that is then filed with the Jeffco Indian Education Program. Program. This form will remain valid the entire time your child is in Jeffco Public Schools. Call (303) 982-0388 if you are unsure whether you have turned in a form.

The Indian Parent Advisory Committee will be meeting the second Thursday at Brady School, 5220 W. Ohio Avenue, Ohio & Sheridan, in Lakewood, CO 80226. They have planned Jeffco Community Excellence in Education Powwow for May 3, 2014, at Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood Campus at the Pavilion, 13300 W. 6th Avenue, Lakewood, CO. Call Thompson at (303) 982-0388, towillia@jeffco.k12.co.us Ernie at (303) 914-6320, Ernie.Navarette@RRCC. edu Vendors can contact Angelique at (303) 986-2095.

DPS Indian Education, Students attending a DPS school receive support services from an Education Specialist. To learn more about the Focus Schools (enrollment, cultural activities, and transportation), please call Rose McGuire, Program Manager at (720) 423-8172 or email her at Rose_McGuire@dpsk12.org

Boulder Valley School District Title VII Indian Education, http://www.bvsd.org/americanindianeducation/Pages/welcome.aspx look on the on the left side links. Boulder Valley School District Indian Parent Committee to Meet, Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at the Native American Rights Fund, 1506 Broadway, in Boulder, CO. This is a potluck meeting so bring food & drinks to share. Kids are welcome. Contact Katrina at (303) 447-8760 or katrina@narf.org for more information.

Colorado Springs Title VII Programs at School District 11, Lynda Espinoza-Ide, Director, LYNDA. ESPINOZA-IDLE@d11.org Ingrid Mobley, Administration Assistant, INGRID. MOBLEY@d11.org Carolena Jackson, Program Coordinator, CAROLENA.JACKSON@d11.org  Stephanie Wilderman, H.S. contact; Stephanie.Wilderman@d11.org  Jessica Enriquez, Middle School Contact, Jessica.Enriquez@d11.org  Elvira Sweetwater, Elementary Contact. Elvira.Sweetwater@d11.org  Vanessa Coffman, Alternative School Contact, Vanessa.Coffman@d11.org Contact Carolena Jackson, Program Coordinator at (719) 520-2364 to get on their newsletter list and for more information about the resources in Colorado Springs School District. The Indian Education Office at School District 11 is at 1115 N. El Paso Street, in Colorado Springs, CO 80903.

NDigiDreams is a woman owned and indigenous-focused consulting and training company that specializes in instructional technology and digital storytelling with a focus on health, education, policy and cultural preservation. NDigiDreams offers community based digital storytelling training workshops. Together, by making and sharing our stories with each other, we can heal our communities, one story at a time. For more information on the workshops, please call Brenda Manuelito at (520)591-9986; email her at bkay4@ndigidreams and look at their website at http://www.ndigidreams.com/

As/US, Please support a new literary journal showcasing writing by indigenous women and women of color. This journal was co-founded by community member Tanaya Winder (Southern Ute, Duckwater Shoshone and Pyramid Lake Paiute). As/Us is a space to showcase the creative literacy /expressions and scholarly work of both emerging and established women writers from around the world. They are interested in publishing Indigenous women and women of color.

It is their hope that As/Us will be a convergence of international voices that speak to both diverse and shared experiences of international women of color and tribal women. You can support their issues by purchasing them.

Cafe' Cultura's Open Mic  Friday, May 9, 2014, 7-10 p.m., at the Denver Inner City Parish/La Academia, (9th & Galapago Street), in Denver, CO. Doors open and Marketplace with vendors starts at 7:00 p.m. Cafe Cultura Open Mic list starts at 7:45p.m. Volunteers, please arrive at 6:00 p.m. April 11, 2014, Featuring: TBA. Community Partner TBA. Features TBA.$3 donation. (No one is turned away). Come express yourself creatively or just chill out with your people. All ages are welcome! Open Mic, Native Hip Hop. Entertainment. Food. Vendors.

Contact information: Cafe Cultura, P.O. Box 11791, Denver, CO 80211. Office: 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Unit  Hours: Monday-Thursday, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. info@cafecultura.org (720) 394-6589 and look at http://www.cafecultura.org  or http://www.facebook.com/cafecultura to see videos of the artists.

Niwot Native Film Festival, Fridays, every month between October, 2013 and May, 2014. May film date and movie TBA. from 7:30 -9:30 p.m. at Elysian Fields Auctions, 6924 79th Street, in Niwot, CO on the 1st Fridays . The film for this month is: TBA. Look for the signs! Festival screenings are Free-Donations are accepted. Film festival Director, Ava Hamilton will introduce the film or documentary. The festival is hosted by the Native American Producers Alliance & Ni-wot Prairie Productions. Sponsors are Elysian Fields Auctions, Native American Right Fund, and WHIZZBang Studios. Call Elizabeth Darling at (303) 931-3084, email niwotprairieproductions@gmail.com and look at http://www.niwot.com/niwot-events/23/niwot-native-america-film-festival for more information.

American Indian College Fund, 8333 Greenwood Blvd., Denver, CO 80221. Their phone number is (303) 426-8900. They provide college scholarships to native students. For more information and application materials, please visit http://www.collegefund.org/ or call 1-800-776-3863. Look at their web site for their job openings at http://www.collegefund.org/about/employment.html "Help a student, Help a Tribe", is the new saying or branding.

                                            PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Native Dance Practice for the Medicine Heart Dancers, Mondays from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Four Winds, 5th & Bannock, in Denver, CO. Everyone is welcome! Please bring your favorite dish or drinks for potluck. Contact Angel Perez-Herbert at aperezherbert@gmail.com

Fatherhood Group, Four Winds, 5th & Bannock, in Denver, CO. Contact Thompson at (720) 289-8444 or ottovon56@yahoo.com for the time and date..

Women's Talking Circle, 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, at The Gathering Place, 1535 High Street, (Colfax & High Street), 2nd floor, in Denver, CO. All Indigenous Nations women are welcome! Lunch is included. Call Richard Martel, Program Coordinator at (303) 312-9878 or Gracie Tyon at (303) 312-9823 or gredshirttyon@coloradocoalition.org with any questions or concerns.

The Talking Circle, 12 Noon on Mondays at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, 25 East 16th Avenue, old downtown YMCA building, east of 16th on Lincoln Blvd., downtown Denver, CO. The Talking Circle is a safe place to meet and talk about alcoholism, addiction, homelessness, or any other concerns you may have. Lunch is included. Call Richard Martel, Program Coordinator, for more information or just to talk at (303) 312-9878, or email him at rmartel@hotmail.com 

Native American Women with Lupus Group on Facebook-You are invited to join this group on Facebook-Moderator is Janice Black Elk-Jim

The Camp Crier's website is: http://www.coloradospringsindiancenter.com/

The CSIC newsletter has a lot of resources for Military members and Veterans. The Welcome Home project provides free family retreats for families of those returning from deployment and for those with combat veterans at home. Call Donna Finicle, at (719) 687-1000 or email her at welcomehomewarrior@comcast.net and look at http://www.whwarrior.org/ for more information.

Coyhis Publishing, in Aurora, CO, http://www.coyhispublising.com/ is an On-line store to order Wellbriety books and DVD's. They are the sole distributor for White Bison Inc. http://www.whitebison.org/

Community Reentry Project for Denver residents exiting the Denver County Jail. They conduct classes both inside and outside of the jail. Participants in the program have access to bus passes, tokens, counseling, emergency housing vouchers for shelter programs, etc. Contact Lisa Calderon at Lisa.Calderon@denvergov.org for more information.

The Caring Association for Native Americans (CANA)  If you are interested in the mission of assisting Native families as they visit Denver for medical care, please contact (303) 698-0248, cana@caringassoc.org  the address is 1700 South Grant Street, Denver, CO 80210. Help is needed to: establish a volunteer group. In need of donations for the food bank. Help to keep families fed and sheltered. The website is http://www.canadenver.org/

Native American Homeownership-Section 184 Loan, The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers a mortgage program specifically for enrolled members of Federally recognized tribes. If you would like to buy or build a house, or refinance an existing mortgage loan, contact Deanna at Deanna.V.Lucero@hud.gov for more information about the advantages and cost savings of this loan. Call her at (303) 675-1615.

Attention all Fort Peck Nakota, the new website for the General Counsel is located at https://sites.goggle.com/site/fortpeckassiniboine/  Communication with the people is the key for great government and accomplishments. They would like to hear from their constituents/people.

Denver American Indian Commission: The Mission of the Denver American Indian Commission is to enhance present and future communications between the Denver American Indian Community and the City and County of Denver and to advocate for social and cultural awareness and promote economic and political equality. They are currently recruiting youth to be on the Commission. Please go to the following website to apply: http://www.denvergov.org/Default.aspx?alias=www.denvergov.org/NativeAmerican

Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber has Colorado American Indian Scholars Specialty License Plates that Benefit the Scholarship Fund, You need not be an American Indian or a student to buy a plate, just have a desire to support the higher education of deserving Indian students. The proceeds go to a scholarship for American Indian Colorado residents who attend a Colorado institution of higher learning. You need to purchase a certificate from the Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber for $25 to take to your Motor Vehicle department in order to buy a plate. The procedure is explained more fully on the RMICC website at http://www.rmicc.org/ you may also purchase your certificate on line through the Chamber or visit their offices at 924 W. Colfax Avenue, Suite 104F, in Denver, CO 80204. The office phone number for the Indian Chamber is (303) 629-0102. The email for Shadana Dickerson is info@rmicc.org 

Prayer Ceremony is held every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at Four Winds Survival Project, 5th & Bannock, in Denver, CO. They start at 10:30 a.m. and will end with a brunch. Please bring some food or drinks to share.

Talking Circle, Sundays, at 10:30 a.m., at Four Winds House, 201 W. 5th Avenue, (5th & Bannock), in Denver, CO. This alternates with the Traditional Prayers. Contact Thompson Williams at (720)289-8444 for more information.

Kateri Catholic Community - American Indian Catholic Church, has Mass is every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at 1020 Upham Street, in Lakewood, CO. Chaplin: Rev. John Gibbons (303) 274-7729. Deacon Bill Stow, (303) 868-2780.

Denver Christian Indian Center - service - every Sunday, 11:30 a.m. at 3000 South Race Street, Denver, CO 80210. Come worship with them at their newer building, a warm sanctuary, handicap accessible and ample parking. The nearest public transportation is RTD bus route 27. If you have any questions, please look at http://www.denvercic.org/ or call Richard and Susie Silversmith at (303) 733-3693 for more information.

Colorado Cherokee Meeting Saturday,  at Highland's United Methodist Church, 32nd and Osceola Street, in Denver, CO 80212 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Potluck. Bring food to share. Email: COCherokee@live.com Website: http://www.ColoradoCherokeeCircle.Cherokee.org

The Healing Hoop Will Combine the Traditional Native Culture and the Al-Anon 12 Step Program, Tuesdays, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Four Winds Church, 201 W. 5th Avenue, in Denver, CO. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Doug Goodfeather, Program Facilitator, at (720) 276-7558 or email him at goodfeather@yahoo.com 

Native American Connections, Marion M. Clifford, former director of NAC, died December 11, 2010. Marion's children plan to continue her legacy and keep NAC going. Her daughter Judy Manthna-Baca, Director will be accepting calls regarding Native American Connections. You can contact her at NA Connections, PO Box 18774, Boulder, CO 80308 and call her at (303) 543-8316. Look at the website at http://www.nachome.org/  their brother Richard has agreed to continue to make the trip to deliver donated items. Donations are being taken to pay for storage units, truck rental and diesel fuel. Your continued financial support would be deeply appreciated.

Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219http://www.denverindiancenter.org/

The Native Workforce Program - Helping with Employment & Training needs. Call Lynn-Bah Johnson, Native Workforce intake coordinator at (303) 936-2688 or lyn@denverindiancenter.org for their monthly schedule.

Rez Crew Practicing Sundays at DIC, Sundays, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO 80219. in the gym. Call Tommy T at (303) 341-2828 for sign up and for more information.

Free Zumba Classes at the Denver Indian Center, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO 80219. This will be a free 12 week program open to adults and children. Bus tokens are available. Look at http://www.denverindiancenter.com

Native American Youth Program: Contact April Tsosie, Youth Program Instructor at (303) 936-2688 ext. 119 or april@denverindiancenter.org

Homework Club, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 3-4 and 5-6 p.m. Need more time? Call and make arrangements.

Young Dribblers! Basketball Practice for Youth Grades K-6th Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays beginning August 27, 2013, .from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

DIC Youth Powwow Class on Tuesdays. Celebrate Native culture and join them from 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. All drums & dancers are welcome! Class Program: 5:30 p.m. Potluck. Main dish provided. 6:00-7:30 p.m. Drum & Dance Program. Children under 8 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. Program contact: for more information. Contact April Tsosie, Youth Program Instructor at (303) 936-2688 ext. 119 or april@denverindiancenter.org 

Community Voice Gathering, Tuesdays from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, Farrell Howell Gym, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219. Everyone is invited! Please bring a potluck item to share.

New Legal Clinic at the Denver Indian Center, The Clinic take place at DIC on the First Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Upcoming clinic dates include: May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6 September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3, 2014. Contact Dianne Van Voorhees at Metro Volunteer Lawyers at (303) 866-9378 or diannev@denbar if you have any questions.

SouthWest Improvement Center, 1000 Lowell Blvd., in Denver, CO, will assist elderly Natives and Hispanics and have services for Natives who live in the urban southwest Denver. They offer many programs including: Hot lunches, food boxes, and bread donations, home chore assistance for elders, nutrition and wellness education, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling, housing assistance, recreation and education for at risk youth and so much more. Call SWIC at (303)934-2181 for information.

Denver Indian Health & Family Services is located at 1633 Fillmore Street, Ground level, in Suite GL-1 for the clinic, in Denver, CO 80206. (Between Colfax and 17th, just east of East High School and south of City Park). Fork 'n Road Weight Management Program Summer 2014 Schedule is TBA. Call Kathy Canclini at (303) 953-6604 to sign up for 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or the 4:00-6:30 p.m. time slot.

They invite you to become a member of the Diabetes Advisory Committee which meets two times per year. July & January, usually the third Wednesday of the month from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at DIHFS, first floor conference room to review the two programs they have for diabetes: Fork 'n Road Weight Management Program & CrossRoads, Diabetes Education Program. The January meeting has been rescheduled to February 19 & July 2014 meetings have been scheduled for Wednesday, February 19, 2104, and July 16, 2014, from 3-4 p.m. Contact Kathy  at kcanclini@dihfs.org if you are interested.

DIHFS Dental clinic has expanded accepting children and Medicaid & CHP + (two week waiting list for appointment) Volunteer dentist there Tuesday & Wednesday. Dental Hygienists are there M W F. Call them at (303) 953-6601 to make an appointment. Chris Willis: Diabetic Prevention Specialist who has extended hours on Tuesday-Friday. Hours vary for fitness training on the machines.

Elders Talking Circle, Wednesdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO 80219. Contact John Jewett, MA LPC CACII at (303) 953-6614. Sponsored by the DIHFS & DIFRC at the Denver Indian Center.

Clinic hours are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, are 8:00 a.m. noon & 1 - 5:00 pm. Tuesday is from 10:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. Friday is from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. To enroll or get a free determination to see if you qualify for these great health care programs, you should apply by calling and coming by the office, 1633 Fillmore Street, Suite GL-1, in Denver, CO 80206. The Main Phone is (303) 953-6600. FAX: (303) 781-884-0850. Walk-ins are accepted but it's best to call to ensure availability. Dr, Gary Escudero is DIHFS's new medical director. The dental phone number is (303) 953-6601. To find information about these programs call or stop by the Denver Indian Health & Family Services. Eridawn Roy, CHIPRA Enrollment Specialist (303) 953-6616, eroy@dihfs.org 

Denver Indian Family Resource Center (DIFRC), 4407 Morrison Road, Suite 100, Denver, CO. 80219. Call (303) 871-8035 for support, referrals and Indian Child Welfare Advocacy for families that are involved with county departments of social services. Please call if you have questions on child welfare issues. DIFRC's website is http://www.difrc.org/ and their facebook page is http://www.facebook.com/#!/DenverIndianFamilyResourceCenter/

Following are programs within DIFRC. Contact them about their 2013 Program Services

Indian Child Welfare Program: Contact Kim Johnson (303) 871-8035 x 252.

Intensive Case Management, Supportive wrap-around services for families at risk of, or currently involved with the child welfare system.

Healthy Families Group meets on Wednesdays, 4-6 p.m. next session starting 9/25/13,

Dream Catcher Group, offered Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. on an on-going basis.

Healthy Living Programs: Contact Terra Her Many Horses, thermanhorses@difrc.org, (303) 871-8035 X241

Health Living Coverage  call Vanessa Racehorse at (303) 871-8035 X 241 to get an appointment to sign up for health benefits.

Cooking Matters Classes with DIFRC and the Denver Indian Center for the American Indian Community, Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m. starting TBA, 2014. Pre-registration is required! Classes will be held at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO. Class participation is required for all six weeks and class size is limited to 15 participants. Bus tokens available upon request. Call Donna Lafferty at (303) 871-8035 ext. 229 to pre-register and/or for more information.

American Indian Nurturing Skills for Families. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. A Free family centered program designed to strengthen families through a focus in five areas. Parents and children increase their empathy, learn nurturing ways to encourage appropriate behaviors, build self-concept and self-esteem, and learn to have fun as a family. A class for both parents and children is provided. Childcare is provided for the very young. Each participant is provided with a nutritious meal and if needed tokens for transportation assistance Call  Vanessa Racehorse, vracehorse@difrc.org  (303) 871-8035 ext. 241 for more information.

Community Garden, Let's Move in Indian Country Adult Exercise (Zumba classes), Let's Move Youth Exercise classes will be added.

Become a Foster Parent and Learn how you can help keep Native Children Connected to their Culture by Attending a Meeting About Foster and Adoptive care in Denver County. Meetings are held from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at Four Winds American Indian Council, 201 W. 5th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204. Meeting dates are: TBA. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, call Denver Human Services at (720) 944-4000; email standup@denvergov.org or visit http://www.standupforme.org

ZUMBA at Four Winds, M-W-F from 5:30-6:30 p.m., 201 W.5th Avenue, (5th & Bannock), in Denver, CO. Cost per class is $3. All levels are welcome! Adults/Children/ Men/Women. Claudia Alejandra Lopez is the licensed Zumba Instructor. For more information, call/email her at (720) 837-2076 or Alex16_x@yahoo.com .

Native American Cancer Research (NACR), Native American Cancer Research NEW Office, 3110 South Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 103, Hampton & Wadsworth, in Lakewood, CO 80226. The Phone number is (303) 975-2449. They are currently referring women for mammograms and pap tests, conducting educational sessions and providing support to American Indian cancer survivors. Please, call their office if you need a cancer screening or if you need information about other services.

Lisa Harjo is the Executive Director. Denise Linstrom, Lisa Castro, Audrey Marshall, Linda Lucero also work at NACR.  Please give them a call at (303) 975-2449. If no one is available. Please leave your name, and phone number and someone will call you back as soon as possible. Their website is http://www.natamcancer.org/ 

Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers, You can get their CD's by looking at Gary's website at http://www.myspace.com/garyfarmerandthetroublema His mailing address is Gary Farmer, P.O. Box 31096, Santa Fe, NM 87594. He has a new CD out called "Under the Water Tower". You can send $20 to his address to obtain the CD. For booking information call John at (505) 362-9087 or Gary at (505) 629-6580.

Seven Falls Indian Dancers are a family troupe representing four generations of dancers. They present educational and entertaining Native American social and exhibition dances including the Eagle and Hoop Dance. They are available for performances. Contact Carrie Howell at Carrie@sevenfallsindiandancers.com or carriehowell7@gmail.com for booking and for more information. They also have a face book page.

Blackfire's website is http://www.blackfire.net/

Chase Manhattan's website for Native Hip Hop is http://www.59chase.com/ He has a face book page. Chase's latest CD is called, "2013".

Red Tail Chasing Hawks are available for booking. Contact Calvin Standing Bear at calvin@calvinstandingbear.org if you would like more information or look at their website at: http://www.calvinstandingbear.org/ or call him at (303) 915-3675.

Native Nations, is a weekly Radio Program, featuring National, Regional, and local Native Musicians and their music. It can be heard every Tuesday evening from 8-10 p.m. MST on KRFC, Fort Collins, CO. It is also on line at http://www.krfcfm.org/ it is produced by Bo Johnson, Media Communications Specialist, professional musician and member of the Native American Music Association. Email Bo at mailto:sjohn3187@aol.com

KILI radio in Porcupine, SD. The Voice of the Lakota Nation! They are selling calendars & t-shirts. Send your money orders/checks to: KILI Radio, Lakota Communications, Inc. P.O. Box 150, Porcupine, SD 57702. (605) 867-5002. They always need donations. Their internet is working and you can get them on line at http://www.kiliradio.org/

NativeRadio.com is a website for Native Music.

Tune into Navajo Nation radio on-line at http://www.ktnnonline.com/

Arthur Short Bull Opens Gallery in Estes Park, Wind Horse Gallery, and a new studio/art gallery has opened in Estes Park at 165 Virginia Drive, Suite 5A, at the Courtyard Shops overlooking Bond Park. The shop will feature the work of Oglala Lakota artist, Arthur Short Bull and will feature his original paintings, prints and note cards of his work along with his original bisque ornaments and wall hangings. Wind Horse Gallery will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and by appointment. Call (970) 310-9974 or visit his website at http://www.dawnhawk.org/ or email him at wakinyan1@mac.com for more information.

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, at the Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, 108 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (MoCNA).Admission is free for museum members, American Indians, veterans & youth who are 16 and younger. Admission fees are Adults: $10. Seniors: +62 are $5. For more information about upcoming museum exhibitions, go to http://www.iaia.edu/museum/exhibitions/upcoming/ For more information about the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, go to http://www.iaia.edu/museum   

Colorado Directory of American Indian Resources, They are updating the Resource Directory so call to update your information for the 2013 on-line edition. Look at it on-line at www.colorado.gov/ltgovernor/initiatives/indianaffairs.html or call Ernest House Jr., at (303) 866- 5470 for more information.

The Radio Reading Service of the Rockies is a non profit news and information service that provides access to printed material not available through another resource and covers all of Colorado. Volunteers read from local newspapers and other publications and broadcasts 24 hours per day, seven days a week. If you would like more information about RRSR and their services, please visit their web site at http://www.rrsr.org/

                                            Job Announcements

Healthy Living Program Assistant, Denver Indian Family Resource Center. The Healthy Living Program Assistant will provide support to the Healthy Living Supervisor. Submit resume & letter of interest to: Elizabeth Jaramillo, Executive Assistant by April 23, 2014, eJaramillo@difrc.org

Executive Director, Denver Indian Center, Inc. BA in Business Administration or related filed. Masters preferred. Submit cover letter & resume to DICI Board Treasurer, Payton Batliner at payton.batliner@gmail.com. Application closing date is April 30, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. MST.

National Congress of American Indians has a job bank. Look at their website at http://www.ncai.org/ for more information.

There are job openings at the Denver Veterans Medical Center. Call Human Resources at (303)399-8020 and look at their web sites to do a search for your specialty. http://www.va.gov/jobs/or http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

Entry-level Opportunities at the EPA, Browse the vacancy listing, then scroll down to browse jobs. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to EPA Intern Program (EPI) Call Jason at (202)564-5568 if you have questions. The website is http://www.epa.gov/ezhire

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research has open positions (for college students too!) Look at http://www.fin.ucar.edu/hr/employment/index.html Call LuAnna Allapowa at (303) 497-8718 if you have any questions.

Boulder County Job Line (303)441-4555. Human Resources Division 2025 14th Street, in Boulder, CO 80302. (303)441-3508. Check our their website weekly for their openings at http://www.co.boulder.co.us/

Job Openings with the City and County of Denver look at the Career Service Authority home page is www.DenverGov.org/CSA

                                                Native Businesses

For all your photographic needs, please see the following link http://images-by-jolynne.smugmug.com/ Jolynne Locust Woodcock is an American Indian photographer based in Denver, CO. She specializes in High school senior and family portraits. You can call her at (303)653-6787 and like her facebook page.

Dr. Trent Artichoker MS, DC, Oglala Lakota, is a chiropractor in Denver. He is located in Northwest Denver, in the Highlands neighborhood. He treats people with neck pain, back pain, auto accidents, and sports injuries. Call (303) 455-2225 to schedule an appointment. You can find out more information about him and his practice on his website: http://www.denvercoloradochiropractic.com/

Roots Hair Design-Katrina's Spring Promotion, 20% Off New Clients, 10% Off Old Clients. Women's & Men's cuts, Kids too! Color Techniques, facial Waxing, Eyelash/Brow Tinting, Paraffin Waxing & UPDO Hair Art. Call Katrina Mora for an appointment (720) 620-0777 (cell) or tipisawiya@comcast.net Appointments available evenings after 6:00 p.m. & Every other Saturday.

Fourth World Creative, Matt Barkhausen has a business that does graphic design. He did t-shirts for the 2014 All West Basketball Classic.(720) 297-8290 cell. Email: director@fourthworldcreative.com

Native American Eatery in Metro Denver, specializing in contemporary American Indian cuisine, Tocabe is the only Native restaurant in metro Denver. The menu combines traditional Osage family recipes with elements of American cuisine. It offers quick food service in a stunning Native American setting. Indian Tacos is the centerpiece of the Tocabe menu. It is owned by Ben Jacobs and Matt Chandra. It is located at 3536 W. 44th Avenue (44th and Lowell), in Denver, CO. Call (720) 524-8282 for takeout and look at their face book page for more information. Tocabe's episode on the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives was on September 12, 2011. Guy Fieri, host of Triple D and his team were in Denver in November, 2010 and spent several days filming at the restaurant. All those days have been edited down to a 6 minute segment highlighting Tocabe’s wonderful food. The episode is titled Grillin and Smokin and will feature their awesome Buffalo ribs plus other items from the menu. Check them out at http://www.tocabe.com  and look at http://www.foodnetwork.com/diners-drive-ins-and-dives/grillin-and-smokin/index.html

Jennifer Wolf, Elizabeth Redwing Sheeley and Ida Williams are Owners of Native Wisdom, who sell herbal products safe enough to use on babies and sensitive Native skin. Look at their website at http://www.nativewisdombeauty.com/ or proceed directly to the shopping cart at http://www.shoppalstores.com/nativewisdom.com a portion of all online sales benefits the American Indian College Fund.

Marcey Hodshire, Sewing jobs nothing too small. Can create Northern and Southern outfits, men or women, including beadwork. Have some children outfits and shawls on hand. Call (719) 839-1821 or email her at gooduks74@aol.com

Christina Conquering Bear has star quilts for sale! Call her at (720) 329-1018 if you need one!

Mable Teller, specializing in Navajo Jewelry & Native Clothing, (303) 922-3956.

Derrick Thompson Has Turquoise Boy Designs, You can contact him at turquoise_boy@live.com or (720) 748-1152.

Cecelia Bernice Bull Bear has Porcupine Quill work for sale. Contact her at cdmoochie@yahoo.com or (720) 364-2520

Carolyn Hayes Frazier is an experienced seamstress offering basic mending service at an affordable rate. She will mend torn clothing. She will also sew and design American Indian dance outfits: Jingle dress & Fancy shawl dresses, capes, vests. Leggings, traditional woman's' cloth dresses and shawls as well as men's ribbon shirts. She also sells Native dolls. Order yours from her at hayes.redhouse@gmail.com or call her at (303) 440-4695.

Our Native Healing Center, Native Healing Practices serving Adults, children, and families: Individual, Family & Couples Counseling, Massage Therapy. Herbal Knowledge. Substance Abuse Treatment. Dream Interpretation. They accept Medicaid. Medicare, Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and offer some services on a sliding fee scale. It is located at 2150 W. 29th Avenue, Suite 330, in Denver, CO. Dr. Dianna Ducote-Sabey, Chickasaw Nation, is the therapist. Please contact Dianna at info@OurNativeHealingCenter.org or (720) 287-1590 for more information.

Carolyna Smiley and Company, Carolyna specializes in intercultural communication, group facilitation, consensus building. decision-making, community involvement and conflict resolution. She provides educational and management services consultation services including strategic planning, project management and workplace effectiveness reviews and provides keynote and workshop presentations at national conferences. Contact Carolyna at (303) 772-1714 or carolyna@smileyandcompany.com

Jason Conger, LSW, Salt River Pima, is a psychotherapist in Denver, CO. He has received post graduate training at the Denver Family Institute in individual, couples, and family therapy. His therapy emphasizes the strengths of each client in order to empower and break negative cycles. His office is located in Denver, CO. To learn more about him & his practice, please visit http://www.milehighpsychotherapy.com or call (480) 227-2369.

First Nations Development is in Longmont, CO. A field office remains in Virginia. The Strengthening Native Philanthropy (SNAP) program will be housed in Colorado. The staff includes: Michael Roberts, Sonya Todacheene as the new Executive Assistant, Raymond Foxworth, Marsha Whiting, Lisa Yellow Eagle, and Montoya Whiteman. It is located at 2432 Main Street, 2nd floor, in Longmont, CO. (303) 774-7836. You can sign up for their newsletter and their trainings by looking at the http://www.firstnations.org/

Eagle Plume's Fine Arts & Crafts of the American Indian, located at 9853 Highway 7 in Allenspark, CO. (10 miles south of Estes Park on Hwy. 7). January through April;, we will be closed except by appointment or chance. They will reopen on a daily basis beginning in May- October. They are always open online. Their hours will be: 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. daily. Call Dayton, Ann & Nico at (303) 747-2861, email nico@eagleplume.com and look at http://www.eagleplume.com/ and find their face book page for more information.

Nakota Designs, Inc./STRONGHOLD SOCIETY is owned by Walt & Allison Pourier, 2022 E. 134th Way, in Thornton, CO 80241. Look at their website at http://www.nakotadesigns.com for t-shirts and skateboard products. You can contact Walt at (303) 255-1730, info@strongholdsociety.org  and look at http://www.strongholdsociety.org/ website to donate to the Stronghold Society Live Life Call To Action campaigns. The Skate Celebration is July 12, 2014.

Beacon Printing is owned by Terri Witt, Cherokee. 2161 S. Platte River Drive (West), in Denver, CO. It is your one stop shop for printing and advertising needs. Call or stop by anytime to get a quote on all your printing needs. Discounts for Native Businesses and Non-profits. Call (303) 922-4384 and look at http://www.beaconprintingdenver.com for more information.

Smith, Shellenburger and Salazar, LLC, located at 14694 Orchard Parkway, Suite A-210, Westminster, CO 80023. The Attorneys, Smith, Shellenburger and Salazar are experienced in working with Native Nations and specialize in the practice of Federal Indian Law. They also represent private individuals in matters of family law, contracts, criminal cases and some unemployment cases. Contact Keith Smith at (303) 255-3588 for more information. The fax is (303) 255-3677. You can also look at their website at http://ssr~lawyers.com for more information.

OFF THE FRONT PAINTING Charlie Blue Back is the answer for all of your painting needs! Contact him at (720)988-5048, email: oftfrnt@yahoo.com

Shelley Morning Song and Fabian Fontenelle, Shelley sings and Fabian dances while she sings. Look at their website at http://www.shelleymorningsong.com Shelley's CD Full Circle was 2011 Record of the Year. She also has an album called, Heart Songs of the Native American Flute. Shelley's new Upcoming album for 2013 will be in the more mainstream style of Shelley's contemporary rock and blues! If you look on her website you can listen to Love Came to Rescue Me. To book them you can send an email to shelleymorningsong@yahoo.com or call (505) 261-5014.

Rose Red Elk aka Red Feather Woman's website is http://www.redfeatherwoman.com/  look at it for her concert schedule and how to order her CD's as well as her dream catchers. Contact her at rose@redfeatherwoman.com

Native American Natural Foods, located at 287 Water Tower Road, Kyle, SD 57752. Based on Wasna, a traditional Lakota dish using fruits and herbs to preserve buffalo meat. Tanka products are real food for real people. All Tanka products made with 100% natural buffalo and cranberries. Tanka sticks also have wild rice. The products are Tanka Bars, Tanka Bites, and Tanka Wild Rice sticks And come in two flavors: Traditional and Spicy Pepper Blend. You can order yours on line at http://Tankabar.com email: TankaBar@tankaBar.com or call 800-416-7212. They also have an fb page http://Facebook.com/Tanka-Bar  you can also buy them at Denver-Boulder area stores like REI. I saw Tanka Dogs & Tanka Bites at the Vitamin Cottage. There is a big display of Tanka bars at Whole Foods in Boulder. Look at their website to see where they are sold in your area.

Check out Autumn Morning Star's web site at: http://www.magicmorningstar.com/ or email her at magicmorningstar@hotmail.com

DJ Eagle Bear Vanas, Odawa has his products for sale at http://www.nativediscovery.com/ or you can call him at (719)282-7747. He is a motivational speaker and you can contact him to book him. He owns the Native Discovery Inc. a company dedicated to improving lives and building the warriors of tomorrow...today!

Dentistry for Children, Call Dr. Lucinda Lewis, (Navajo) DDS, P.C. at (303)367-1502 to make an appointment for your child. Her office is at 390 S. Potomac Way, Suite A, in Aurora, CO 80012. (Near Alameda & 1-225). Her office will take most health insurance except for Medicaid.

Send your PSA's to indian_voices @hotmail.com or indian_voices@hotmail.com or send them to: Theresa Halsey, Indian Voices Program, KGNU Community Radio, 4700 Walnut, Boulder, CO 80301. KGNU's Fax number is (303) 447-9955. Directions: Come to 30th & Walnut and go east under the bridge to the first building on your right. You cannot reach us from Pearl Street or 55th since Walnut dead ends and does not connect with either one of them.

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