Indian Voices Newsletter
Happenings in the Indian World

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Congratulations! Congratulations to Rebekah HorseChief for being hired as the new Program Coordinator for the The Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies at CU-Boulder! Farewell and Good Luck to Aimee Tang, the outgoing IPC Chairperson who has moved to NM in December, 2014. Congrats to the 2014-15 Indian Parent Advisory Council, Darcia Northwind. Vice-Chair - Amanda Robertson. Secretary - Monique Fredericks - Douville. Treasurer - Katrina Mora. To all the December graduates! Especially to Mona Roy and Dillon Shije. To the local winners of 15th Annual Native American Music Awards. To Red Feather Woman for Best Folk Recording for Keeper of the Dreams and to the Plenty Wolf Singers for the Group of the Year! To House Representative Joseph Salazar for his hard work on House Bill 15-1027 for In-State Tuition for Natives from Historical Tribes in Colorado. It was heard in the Education Committee and passed 6-5. It will be going to House Appropriations Committee next. There is also a bill concerning The School Use of American Indian Mascot Bill. and your support, and testimony are needed for both Congrats to you all! (Send me your accomplishments & honors)

Happy birthday to People Born in February! To Sabra Artichoker, Arrow Banks, Jonny Bearcub-Stiffarm, Delane Black Elk, Sky Black Elk Volkmann, Charlie Blue Back, Justin Boos, Derek Brown, Violet Catches, Gabriel & Michael Chapa, Angel Chavez-Eagle, Luzila Contreras, Tsali Cross, Brighton Dawn, Layla Dea, Pat Decory, Gabriel Draper, Desmond and Demetri Eagle, Alvina Earnhart, Shahela Eyre, Debbie Fills Pipe, Valorie Gaede, Joaquin & Lorenzo Francisco Garbiso, Rick Garcia, Alger Grey Eyes, Ronnie Gutierrez Jr., Delmar Hamilton, Sena Harjo, Paul Harvey Dearhouse, Donna Haukaas, Hayden Hedman, Jennifer Herbert, Seferina Cameron Hopkins, Deborah Hunt, Sun Rose Iron Shell, Chris Janis, Amy Jumping Eagle, Ivan Lewis, Kevin Locklear, Helen Littlejohn, Georgia Madrid, Jacquelyn Manzanares, Mary Amber & Adrienne Martinez, Tatanka Means, Cathy McAllister, Alex Pipe On Head, Lori Pourier, Don Ragona, Lily Roach, Susan Roan Eagle, Gracie Red Shirt Tyon, Chanda Rendon Spotted Eagle, Rebecca Ridge Bear Sherwood, Angelica Saenz, Masani Salazar, Brooke Sanders, Richard Silversmith, Andre Kendal Smith, JoDean Stiffarm, Cancega Tail, Charleen Touchette, Taylor Todacheene, Shannon Wells, Matthew Wildcat, Suzanne Williams, Erika & Eric Wilson, Bruce Yellowwolf, Robert Chaske Zahn and anyone else having a February birthday! (I need February birthdays).

Happy birthday to people born in January ! To Jaime Aguilar, Nanobah Becker, Jean Belille, Carol Berry, Jennifer Black Elk, Gerri Bustamante, Joseph Chief Bear, Santee Dinsmore, Bernadette Eagle, Sarah Echo-Hawk, Shirley Falls,  A'niw'na Francis, Lyon Frazier, Olga Vianey Gonzales, Shayne Gutierrez, Rick Hill, Joanna Holy Elk Face, Pearl Ironshield, Barbara Israel, Michael Johnson Anaya Lamarr, Denise Linstrom, Bill Miller, Brenda Mitchell, Beverly Morgan, Linda Yardley Monteau, Lu Munoz, April Nabahe, Larry Pourier, Ruth Pourier, Donna Quintana, Nick Ragona, January Rendon, Jacoby George Rendon, Thalia Rodriguez, Sarena Roy, Michaela Rae Running Wolf, Timber Running Wolf, Tachara Salazar, June Shakespeare, Bessie Smith, Deb Smith, Babette Thin Eagle, Lynette Two Bulls, Dianne A. Pacheco-Van Voorhees, Alan Watson, Montoya Whiteman, Ray Eagleboy Whiteshield, Laura A. Wilson, Lori Windle, Axel Wolf, Wanda Wolf, Desiree & Diana Yankton, Jesse Zamora and anyone else who is having a January birthday!

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, Isaac Wak Wak, Norma Williams, Charlie Cambridge, Ron Benally, 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 the family of Rhoda Riggs a former NARF employee and BVSD Indian Parent. Especially to her sons, Derrick, Anthony and Kevin Thompson. You can contact Derrick at turquoise_boy@live.com or (720) 748-1152. To the family, friends, colleagues and to the Oglala Lakota Nation for the death of Wilmer Mesteth, a spiritual healer, language and culture teacher at OLC and an instructor at the Lakota Dakota Nakota Language Summit. To the family and friends of Alan Vaughn Brave-Watson who died November 20, 2014 and was buried, in Oglala, SD. To Robert Chante & family for the death of his beloved mother, Jan Chaddlesone Little who passed away October 29, 2014 in SD and was buried in Oklahoma. 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!

Isaac Wak Wak Was Hit and Run Over After the Stock show, Isaac is at Denver Health Medical Center and is having surgery for his numerous broken bones and tendons. There is a Go Fund me Page where you can help him with his mounting medical bills. It is http://www.gofundme.com/l1z4ws They are also looking for the car that ran him over.

In-State Tuition Bill for American Indian Students from Tribes with Historical Ties to Colorado, Has passed the House Education Committee and is head to the House Appropriations. Stay tuned to when that will be scheduled and join the facebook - Colorado American Indian Legislation Support page. The Mascot Bill will also be heard this Spring.

Cooking Matters Classes with DIFRC for the American Indian Adults, Starting Monday, February 9, 2015, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. 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 coupons available upon request. Call Daryl Conquering Bear (303) 871-8035 ext. 212 to pre-register and/or for more information.

Legends From the Sky Thursday, February 12 - 19, 2015, in Durango, CO. Farmington, NM. Gallup, NM and Tempe, AZ. This is a science fiction movie about a Native Veteran who is forced to look for his grandfather after his ancestral land is mysteriously taken over by an Unknown Federal Organization. The Navajo language is spoken in this film. You can contact Travis Hamilton, Producer, Holt Hamilton Productions at travis@holthamilton,com (602) 769-7681 and look at http://www.HoltHamilton.com for more information. You can also see the Denver showing on the Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber website at http://www.rmicc.org Other showings starting  An interview with Travis will be streamed on-line on the Indian Voices Program, Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. MST on http://www.kgnu.org  

Cafe' Cultura's Open Mic  Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:00 p.m., at the La Alma/Lincoln Park Amphitheater, 12th Avenue and Osage Street,  in Denver, CO. Doors open and Marketplace with vendors starts at 7:00 p.m. Cafe Cultura Open Mic list starts at 7:00 p.m. Volunteers, please arrive at 6:45 p.m. February 13, 2015, starts at 7:45 p.m. Featuring: Earth Guardians & Eco Hip Hop Artist, DJ Cavem aka @letef Vita. Community Partners: Mile High UNITY. Live Art Feature: Sarah Ortegon. $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.

Sing Our Rivers Red for the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women March, Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. meet & start at Market Street and March to Civic Park from 16th Street Mall, in downtown Denver, CO. The Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women March is to bring awareness to this issue. Efforts support awareness and unity in the US include the Missing Sisters Crowd Map started by the Save Wiyabi Project in collaboration with Anonymous' Operation Thunderbird. This Map currently shows over 350 Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women  in the United States. Please wear Red to the March! Contact the Oyate Indigenous Student Organization at CU-Boulder for more information at oyatecuboulder@gmail.com and at (303) 859-0762 on the day of the event.

Scholarship Information Event for Native American Students, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from 5:00pm-6:00pm, CU Boulder Campus, CLRE Room 208. The Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies invites you to an informative event where speakers from the American Indian College Fund, First Nations Development Institute, and Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce will discuss undergraduate and graduate scholarship opportunities and strategies for applying.  Please RSVP nais.gpti@colorado.edu

Center of the American West Presents a Special Modern Indian Identity Event: Free Film Screening of WINTER IN THE BLOOD, Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.. on the CU Boulder Campus, in Eaton Humanities, Room 1B50, in Boulder, CO 80219. Alex & Andrew Smith did a film based on the novel by James Welch. Patti Limerick and the filmmakers, Andrew Smith and Alex Smith will engage in a discussion about the film and the issues it raises. Don't miss this very special evening. For more information please visit http://www.centerwest.org or call (303) 492-4879.

12th Annual American Indian Youth Leadership Conference, Friday, February 20, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Kittredge Center at the University of Colorado Boulder. Students from the American Indian Youth Leadership Institute (AIYLI) of BVSD welcomes the 8th - 12th grade students for a full day of interaction at the 2015 American Indian Youth Leadership Conference. This year's theme is "Finding Our Voice" The one day conference will feature energetic speakers, and training sessions. For registration information , please contact Georgia Madrid, Georgia. Madrid@noaa.gov phone (303) 497-6732. For more information about AIYLI, please contact Luanna Allapowa at luanna@ucar.edu or Ime Salazar at raindrop12@comcast.net

BVSD students will receive registration information from their school contacts points. Letters were also sent to the parents of the BVSD students. Non-BVSD students can contact the Title VII Indian Education Liaison or Coordinators.

Please check the following website for updates on the AIYLI conference: http://www.bvsd.org/FPSS/youthleadershipconferences/Pages/default.aspx

NAIS Research Series "What is Fine Art Print?" A Discussion and Demonstration by Professor Melanie Yazzie, Friday, February 20, 2015, at the VAC Room 395, on the CU-Boulder campus, in Boulder, CO 80309.The Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies invites you to come to this brown bag to make a small print and learn what a print shop looks like and how it functions. RSVP: penelope.kelsey@colorado.edu

Free Days at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in 2015, Monday, March 2, Sunday, April 12, Saturday, April 25, Sunday, May 31, Monday, June 29, Sunday, July 26, Monday, August 17, Sunday, September 27, Monday, October 19, November 9, 2015. 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.

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum, Saturday, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1, September 5, October 3., November 7, December 5, 2015, 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.

Her Many Ways: Native Women's Stories & Songs, Monday, March 9, 2015, from 6:00-10:00 p.m. Reception and book signing with Joy Harjo begins at 6:00 p.m. Program begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Tivoli Student Union, Room 320, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204. Celebrate International Women's Day and Women's History Month with Joy Harjo, Creek poet, musician, storyteller and artist. Joy is featured with poets Tanaya Winder, Janice Gould, Jennifer Foerster, Viki Eagle, Sabrena Forrester and other Native women storytellers, singers, and artists. Books will be available for signing from the authors at the reception starting at 6:00 p.m. The audience is invited to help create the Sing Our Rivers Red exhibit of single earrings representing 1,181 murdered and missing Indigenous women in the US and Canada. Sponsors CU Denver, CU Boulder, UCCS, Center for Colorado & the West. Contact Deborah Hunt at deborah.hunt@ucdenver.edu or call her at (303) 315-1882 for more information. Register at http://whoozin.com/A6M-GJF-QTRK by Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

SDAC Meeting, Tuesday, March 10, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., at TBA Please contact Madonna Rogers, mrogers@difrc.org (303) 871-8035 ext. 211 for agenda items.

Indigenous Films at the Museum of Nature & Science Features Charlie's Country, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at the Doors open at 6:00 p.m. film starts at 6:30 p.m. with a Q & A to follow at The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205. Suggested donation $5 (no one turned away). The film is: TBA. The Denver American Indian Commissioners will be available for the Q & A after the film along with Merv Tano.

In 2015, the monthly Indigenous Film series will present film and discussion the Second Wednesday of the month at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., 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 2015@ the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, a monthly Indigenous film series. Contact the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, 444 South Emerson Street, in Denver, CO 80209. Call Jeanne Rubin at (303) 744-9686 for more information.

Boulder Valley School District  Indian Parent Meeting, Thursday, March 12, 2015, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Native American Rights Fund, 1506 Broadway, in Boulder, CO 80302. Contact Monique Douville, IPC Secretary at Mdouville@ndnlaw.com for the agenda items and for questions.

Denver March Powwow, Friday-Sunday, March 20-22, 2015, at the Denver Coliseum, Denver, CO. Look at http://www.denvermarchpowwow.org

12thAnnual Indian Biz Expo, Friday, March 20, 2015, at the DoubleTree, 3203 Quebec Street, in Denver, CO from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Open to the public. Professional & Business Development for American Indian Business. Workshops & Networking. Tribal Enrollment Booths. Fashion show with Native Max will start at 3:00 p.m. Look at http://www.RMICC.ORG and call (303) 629-0102 for more information.

23rd Annual NCIPA Spring Contest Powwow, Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19, 2015, at the Northside Aztlan Community Center, 112 Willow Street., Fort Collins, CO. Vendors can look at http://www.fortnet.org/PowWow/events.html

Career Workshop for Federal Employment, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO 80219. Bring your resume. Contact Eileen Masquat at eileen@denverindiancenter.org or the SAIGE Contact: DJ Lente-Watts, wattslente@gmail.com Future workshops are: August 4, November 3, 2015.

DU New Beginnings Powwow, May 18, 2015, at the University of Denver, Driscoll Green, 2190 E. Asbury Avenue, Denver, CO. Contact Viki at (720) 935-6168.

Native American Rights Fund 45th Anniversary Community Appreciation Powwow, November 7, 2015, at the Colorado Convention Center, Exhibit Center, Exhibit Hall B1, 700 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202. Contact Jennifer at (303) 447-8760 or email powwow@narf.org for more information.

                                                             EDUCATION NEWS

Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Kisori Thomas, Indian Ed Youth Advocate, Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Title VII Indian Education, Grants & Federal Programs.(720) 972-5897. Tho19538@adams12.org

After school program M & T from 3:30-6:00 p.m. at Malley Elementary School. Contact Kisori Thomas, Indian Ed Youth Advocate, for after school programs and transportation.

Cultural nights are every Thursday, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Century Middle School. Cultural staff, Andy Cozad, Mary Jane Partee and Melanie Phillips.

There is a facebook page for Adams 12 AIPAC 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.

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, Yvette Salas, (720) 561-5296, Yvette. Salas@bvsd.org is identifying American Indian students. Her Office hours: 8:30 -9:30 a.m. M. T, TH, F. Let Yvette know if your student needs a tutor. Tutors are needed at the elementary and mid-school levels. Look at the website at  http://www.bvsd.org/americanindianeducation/Pages/welcome.aspx

Farewell and Good Luck to Aimee Tang, the outgoing IPC Chairperson who has moved to NM in December, 2014. Congrats to the 2014-15 Indian Parent Advisory Council, Darcia Northwind. Vice-Chair - Amanda Robertson. Secretary - Monique Fredericks - Douville. Treasurer - Katrina Mora. Their next scheduled meeting is Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the Native American Rights Fund, 1506 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302.

12th Annual American Indian Youth Leadership Conference, Friday, February 20, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Kittredge Center at the University of Colorado Boulder. Students from the American Indian Youth Leadership Institute (AIYLI) of BVSD welcomes the 8th - 12th grade students for a full day of interaction at the 2015 American Indian Youth Leadership Conference. This year's theme is "Finding Our Voice" The one day conference will feature energetic speakers, and training sessions. For registration information , please contact Georgia Madrid, Georgia. Madrid@noaa.gov phone (303) 497-6732. For more information about AIYLI, please contact Luanna Allapowa at luanna@ucar.edu or Ime Salazar at raindrop12@comcast.net

BVSD students will receive registration information from their school contacts points. Letters were also sent to the parents of the BVSD students. Non-BVSD students can contact the Title VII Indian Education Liaison or Coordinators.

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  TBA, Elementary Contact. TBA 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, February 13, 2015, 7:00 p.m., at the La Alma/Lincoln Park Amphitheater, 12th Avenue and Osage Street,  in Denver, CO. Doors open and Marketplace with vendors starts at 7:00 p.m. Cafe Cultura Open Mic list starts at 7:00 p.m. Volunteers, please arrive at 6:45 p.m. February 13, 2015. Featuring: Earth Guardians & Eco Hip Hop Artist, DJ Cavem aka @letef Vita. Community Partners: Mile High UNITY. Live Art Feature: Sarah Ortegon. $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.

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

American Indian Reporter Team in the Jammin KZKO/MSE Radio Network studio every Monday evening & Weds from 8:00-9:00 p.m. at http://www.kzkoradio.com The American Indian Reporter is a unique internet radio show featuring current and traditional issues, music, movies, family comedy and much more from a Native point of view. Contact Jared Rains at (303) 585-6655, jaredrains@yahoo.com or Cheryl Lola Lucero (720) 299-5268, cheryllucerobiz@gmail.com

alterNative Voices Program has ended since Susie death but Native Programming has Not ended. Listen to the new Native Program called: InDigitNess Voice on KUVO 89.3 FM Denver, CO 80205 or live stream at http://www.kuvo.org Sundays 7:00 a.m. Program Mission: To entertain, educate, inform & engage positive perception of Native America today through presentation of Native American radio programming across digital platforms.  Hosted by Richard Two-Elk and his children Alix and Codid, each week  InDigitNess Voice will focus upon the issues, people, news, events, and communities of Native America, while presenting traditional and contemporary music. Look at their website at http://www.InDigitNessVoice.org They are needing Native music to play so if you have any to donate or are Native musicians who want your music aired. Contact them.

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 Michelle Perez, Executive Director, The Medicine Heart Dancers (720) 837-5461. typewriterwriterblue21@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 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.

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 Shadana@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. 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 TBA 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 

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.

Zumba Classes at the Denver Indian Center, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO 80219. This is a program open to adults and children. Bus tickets 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

Look at DIC, Inc. Youth Programs at http://www.denverindiancenter.org to see the after school activities.

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 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 

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: February 4, 2105. 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 Winter 2015 Schedule is Tuesdays, 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. Classes are started in January.

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, from 3-4 p.m. on January 21, 2015 and July 15, 2015. 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.

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 2015 Program Services

Indian Child Welfare Program: Call (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 Living Programs: Contact Terra Her Many Horses, thermanhorses@difrc.org, (303) 871-8035 X241

Cooking Matters Classes with DIFRC and the Denver Indian Center for the American Indian Community, Saturdays, starting January 24, 2015. 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 coupons available upon request. They have added an American Indian Adult Class, starting Monday, February 9, 2015, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Call  Daryl Conquering Bear (303) 871-8035 ext. 212 to pre-register and/or for more information. 

American Indian Nurturing Skills for Families. Wednesdays, 5:00-7:30 p.m. A free 15 week class for parents & children!  Nurturing Skills for families is designed to strengthening families. Classes are offered at no cost to participants. Classes are intended for both parents and children between the ages of 6-12. Teen Life Skills will be offered for ages 13-18. Childcare is provided for children under 5. Participants will enjoy a nutritious meal together. Bus tickets are available for transportation assistance Call Daryl Conquering Bear (303) 871-8035 ext. 212 for more information and to set an intake appointment.

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. All levels are welcome! Adults/Children/ Men/Women. $3 for the class. Claudia Alejandra Lopez is the licensed Zumba Instructor. For more information, call/email her at (720) 499-7743 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 2015 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

Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery, is hiring for both locations. Must be 18 years of age or older. 6 months experience preferred, but not required. Apply at both locations: 3536 W. 44th Avenue, Denver, CO 80211 and 8181 E. Arapahoe Rd. Unit C, Greenwood Village, CO 80112.

Employment Opportunities

Major Gifts Officer
Position Summary

The American Indian College Fund is offering a career opportunity of Major Gifts Officer in the Regional Development Department. The primary purpose of this position is to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward potential and current major donors, including individuals, corporations, and foundations. Major gifts officers strategically manage all fundraising activities for donors in an assigned portfolio. Major gifts officers are part of the American Indian College Fund’s (the College Fund) Resource Development team and are critical in helping the organization effectively meet revenue goals that support strategic initiatives and business goals.

This position must share the College Fund’s core values of respect, reciprocity, reasoning, relationships, and responsibility, which are all important values held by a College Fund team member. This position will work closely within Resource Development and across department lines to coordinate efforts and achieve team and organization objectives. In addition, reasoning and responsibility are critical to successfully executing the duties of this role.

To Apply:
If interested, please send a letter of interest, current résumé, and salary requirements/history (with Word or PDF documents, combined in one attachment, and in the subject line, list your name and Major Gifts Officer), to Human Resources at applications@collegefund.org.
Open until filled.
All requested information and documents required.
American Indian College Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Development Systems Report Writer/Analyst
(TEMP TO HIRE OPTION AVAILABLE)
Position Summary

This position supports the work of the College Fund through detailed report writing and data analysis across various software platforms and channels. This position requires tremendous attention to detail and priorities. The ideal candidate must have the ability to interact professionally with staff, vendor partners, and donors in a fast-paced environment, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient. Excellent collaboration and communication skills are required.

The ideal candidate must be a knowledgeable “power user” and resource development analyst using Raiser’s Edge, who is an articulate, technical-minded individual with good business acumen, excellent interpersonal skills and well-developed quantitative skills and analytical thinking. The candidate should have strong hands-on technical skills with experience in non-profit fund raising, marketing, email/direct response marketing, CRM software, donor lifecycle management, project management, segmentation, response analysis and campaign tracking.

To Apply:
If interested, please send a letter of interest, current résumé, and salary requirements/history (with Word or PDF documents, combined in one attachment, and in the subject line, list your name and Data Analyst), to Human Resources at applications@collegefund.org.
Open until filled.
All requested information and documents required.
American Indian College Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Front Desk Administrator – On Call
Position Summary

This position is an on-call/as needed position that is responsible for professional and efficient management of visitors, telephone calls and messages, as well as a variety of administrative duties that support the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund).

The incumbent will help the organization accomplish its mission, vision, and strategic goals by assisting customers with their questions; directing customers to the appropriate staff member; and by providing an accurate account of donations received via mail.

This position is often the first point of contact for the general public and potential donors. The manner in which they are treated on the phone and in person may set their first impressions of the College Fund. Adherence to the College Fund’s Core Values is critical in reinforcing why these values are important in helping the College Fund carry out its work.

To Apply:
Qualified applicants: please send a letter of interest and a current résumé by email (with Word or PDF documents, combined in one attachment, and in the subject line, list your name and Front Desk Administrator), to Human Resources at applications@collegefund.org.
Open until filled.
All requested information and documents required.

 

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 Winter 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 that looked great! Call Matt at (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, 2015.

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 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 Her Cd 'Keeper of the Dreams' won a Best Folk Recording from the Native American Music Awards.

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.

Return to KGNU's Web site