Indian Voices Newsletter
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Congratulations! Congrats to Kalee Salazar for her new position at the Indian Affairs Department for New Mexico. Congrats to Heather Whitemanrunshim for becoming a Professor at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Congrats to you all! (Send me your accomplishments & honors).

Happy Birthday To People Born in September! To Susan Arketa, Gene Artichoker, Ken Autabo, Terry Battiest, Letty Benally, Savannah Bernie, Jenn Black Elk, Joseph C, Blacksmith III, Michael & Riley Thomas Brave, Danica Brown, Sidney Brown, Kristen Carpenter, Casey & Henry Casica, Priscilla "Pat" Caverly, Jackie Chavez, Lee Christensen Vigil, Wambdi Clairmont, Vivian Delgado, Lori-Edmo-Suppah, Juanita Espinosa, Rick Frazier, Ryan Frazier, Martina Gauthier, Chissoe "Boober" Gray, Casey, Raven and Sean Gray, Deanne Grant, Elliott, Michael and Theresa Halsey, Samuel Henry, Ian Her Many Horses, Geneva Horsechief Hamilton, Josephine "Jo Jo" Horsechief, Karen & Sarah Hubble, Scott Denver Jacket, Annette Jaimes, Stephanie Jerome, Lizzie Kaplanek, Penny Kelsey, Kellie Jewett Fernandez, Vincent Knight, Stevie Lee, Larry Left Hand Bull, Kara Lentz, Jolynne Locust Woodcock, Steve Manydeeds, Simako "Smiley" James Marshall, Tanya Minhas-Ball, Teresa Montoya, Maria Montour, Steve Moore, Autumn Morningstar, Ira New Breast, Eden Nicole, Sarah Ortegon, Sylvan Paul, Sonya Paul Gavin, Leonard Peltier, Michelene Pesantubbe, Angel Perez, Ohinniyan "Obie" Peters, Alex "Red" Prue, JC Rattler, Geri Reyna, Sherri Rouillard, Keith Secola Jr., Cibonet Salazar, Dave & Dan Sanders, Corby Shangreau, Marlon Sherman, Ariel Skinner, Chrysan Smallwood, Gabe Smith, Celeste Spoonhunter, Marion Spotted Bear, Faith Spotted Eagle, Derrick Thompson, Dorothy Tyon, Jonathan Tsosie, Isabella Iris Vanas, Isaac Wak Wak, Danielle White, Joan Jodi Francis White, Annie White Hat, Heather Whitemanrunshim, Raelene Whiteshield, Wes Wildcat, Amanda Williams, Rick Williams, Tom Wind, Candace, Yazzie,  Davison Yazzie, Marie YellowHawk and Ohitike Zahn and anyone else having a September birthday! ( I need September birthdays).

Happy birthday to People Born in October! To Kristen Lori Atone, Ben Ball, Sioux Black, Keiko Broken Leg –Kinn, Rob Chante, Cheryl Charley, Tanksi Clairmont, Ara Cruz, Ian Cameron, Grant Davis, Thomas Yellowhorse-Davis, Tahnee Davis-Kills Crow, Tawa Ducheneaux, Christinia Eala, John Emhoolah Jr., Monique Fredericks –Douville, Michelle Fredericks -Dubray, Zoe Fenton, Candy Fleming, Nita Gonzales, Gloria Grant, John Gregg, John Gritts, Colleen Gorman, Gerome Gutierrez, Julia Halsey, Antwine and William Hamilton, Terri Hansen, Cheyenne Hardman, Larisa Irina Harvey, Charles Herrera, Lauren Hopkins, Dina Horwedel, Lionel “Pnut” Holy Eagle Face, Marcie Muth- Hodshire, Michelle Muth, Myra Howell- Trujillo, Hotani Isaac, Roslita John, Yvette Joseph,  Arlie Kendall, Millie Knapp, Geri Lameman, Kenneth Little, Denise Litz, Solomon Littleowl, Shawn Martinez, Isabelle Medchill, Torry Mendoza, Anselma & Lauren Mitchell, Kea’anne Morgan, Ais Murray, Anetra Parks, Mary Annette Pember, Creason Pipe On Head, Tim Roan, Mahli Saunders, Diane Schenandoah, Tom Teegarden, Natalie Trenary, Jackie Trotchie, Cheryl Tsikewa, Angie Tsinnie, Shannon Pelot Valerio, Romana Ohitika Vigil, Tate’ Walker, Alexandra Watson, Alyssa White, Jacob Wildcat, Patterson Yazzie, Wilma Yellowcloud, Skuya Zephier, and anyone else having an October birthday! We want to remember those who have made their journey and celebrate their birthday in the spirit world: Keiko Broken Leg –Kinn,  Jan Chaddlesone-Little, Marion Eagle, Chantel Moore and Troylynn Yellowwood.

Prayers are needed! Prayers 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 everyone as they recover from surgery. Prayers for Ian Cameron. Pray for Martin Knifechief, Lisa Slicer, Thompson Williams, Jokiah Waters, Rosemary Halsey, Joanne Shenandoah and John Emhoolah and for anyone else needing prayers. 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 2019. We will never forget them! Pray for anyone else needing Prayers at this time!

Heartfelt Sympathy! To Calvin & Antonio Standing Bear and family of the death of their daughter, SunRose, September 2, 2019. To the family of Jean Black Elk who died recently, especially her children, and sister Janice. To Farren Mitchell and family for the death of their beloved Mom, Brenda Mitchell in July 2019. To the family and friends of Lakota Clairmont who died on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. To the Tallbull family for the death of their father, Richard. Tallbull Jr. To Cindy Hannah whose husband, James Reed made his journey. To Stephanie Jerome and family for the death of her mother. To the family of Jerry Fills Pipe who made his journey to the spirit world on May 19, 2019, especially to his wife, Debbie, son Francisco, sister, Gayla and his many nieces, nephews and relatives. Our prayers and positive thoughts are with the families in their time of sorrow and mourning. May they all rest in peace! They are missed! (I need names and dates).

Native Welcome at CU-Boulder, Thursday, September 12, 2019, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies, 1330 –32 Grandview Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302. For additional information about CNAIS and this event, please visit the website at or contact Cibonet Salazar at (303) 735-4595. Sponsored by the Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies (CNAIS).

Center of the American West A Commemoration honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Publication of Vine Deloria, Jr. Custer Died for Your Sins, An Indian Manifesto, Friday, September 13, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Wittemeyer Courtroom, Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Road, CU-Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309. Join them for a tribute to Vine Deloria’s enormously influential book. Custer Died for You Sins: An Indian Manifest, and a recognition of the proud heritage of Vine’s long association as Alumni getting his law degree and as a professor of History, Political science and Law with the University of Colorado. Presenters include: his son Phil Deloria who will be giving the luncheon keynote. Presenters include: John Echohawk, Patty Limerick, Faith Spotted Eagle, James Anaya, Chase Iron Eyes, Mark Trahant, Robert Warrior, Dan Wildcat, David Wilkins, Charles Wilkinson, Maggie Blackhawk, Kent Blansett, and David Martinez.

Presented by the University of Colorado Law School, the Center of the American West and the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies. Register Today! Registration is free but required for attendance. Due to the overwhelming response there will be an overflow room.

Indigenous Returns to the Buffalo Rose, Friday, September 13, 2019, 1119 Washington Avenue, Golden, CO 80401.

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum, Saturdays, September 14, October 5, November 2, December 7, 2019, 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. Look at or call (720) 865-5000 for more information.

Honoring Charles Cambridge in a “Chuck Roast/Toast”, Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the University of Colorado, Heritage Center (Old Main Building), on the CU Boulder campus, in Boulder, CO. 4:00-6:00 p.m. for the Meet & Greet Reception on the 3rd floor (Exhibit Area), 6:00-7:30 p.m. Program in the Auditorium on the 1st floor, CO-Emcees: DJ Kato and Delmar Hamilton. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tea, Coffee and Dessert Social on the 3rd floor (Exhibit area) Cost is $10-$20 (or a donation for more who can’t pay). Please RSVP to Bryan Nakagawa at and let him know if you can attend. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Come and honor Charlie! Everyone is invited to honor Charlie! Even people from UCD because Charlie taught there and worked in financial aid.

5th Healing Hoop Powwow, Saturday-Sunday, September 14-15, 2019, at the Stonehocker Farmhouse, 10950 Fox Run Pkwy, Northglenn, CO. Contest Powwow, NDN Tacos, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Raffles & 50/50. Free and open to the public. Powwow grounds open at 10:00 a.m. both days. Grand entry at 1:00 p.m. Contact Doug Goodfeather at (720) 276-7558, email for more information look at

2019 Native Media Conference, Sunday-Tuesday, September 15-18, 2019, at Mystic Lake Casino & Resort, in Prior Lake, Minnesota. The Native American Journalist Association in association with the Fourth Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition (CNAN) would like to invite all NAJA members to attend the National Native Media Conference. Look at to register. You must have a NAJA membership to get members registration. $55 for professional memberships, $20 for college students and $10 for high school. Registration fee is $400 for NAJA members, for questions about NAJA memberships, email or call (405) 325-1649.  For more information about the conference agenda:

College Fund Hosts Indigenous Cooking. Tasting & Exhibition with Denver Premier, Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Mile High Station, 2027 W. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80204. $55 individual ticket. Denver Epicurean Award to Support Scholars (EATSS) to raise money for Native students. Live Indigenous demonstrations will be on display by Native culinary students attending: Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College & Navajo Technical Institute, American Indian Tribal Colleges. Ben Jacobs will host this year’s event and will select the Indigenous ingredient to be featured in the dishes created. Get your tickets at Tickets include catering by Tocabe, Chef’s tastings, beer, & wine.

Native Futurisms: Art & Conversation Panel, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 5:00 – 7:15 p.m. at the Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut, Boulder, CO 80309. Native Futurisms: Art & Conservation panel. As part of it’s inclusiveness & equity series, The CU Office of Outreach & Engagement & Boulder Public Arts Alliance presents a panel featuring CU Boulder scholars along with others discussing contemporary Indigenous healing through activism, artwork & ecological & human relationships. The panel discussion is organized in conjunction with “ It’s Honor is Hereby Pledged”, Gina Adams solo exhibit at the CU Art History (Henderson) Museum that addresses the complicated history & present day relevance of treaties negotiated between the US government and Indigenous Peoples. The exhibit runs through November 2, 2019. Panelists include: Gina Adams, Exhibiting Artist, Gregg Deal, artist, Carla F. Fredericks, Director, American Indian Law Clinic, Colorado Law, John Lukavic, Curator of Native Art, Denver Art Museum, Jenn Shannon, CU Boulder Assistant Professor-Anthropology and the Moderator, Annette de Stecher, CU-Boulder Assistant Professor, Art History. Sponsored by the Office of Outreach & Engagement, CU Art Museum, Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies (CNAIS), Boulder Arts Alliance & the Dairy Art Center, and supported by Student Arts Cultural Enrichment fees and CU Art Museum members. Register at

Sacred Voices Formerly Cafe' Cultura's September Open Night Mic Night, Friday, September 20, 2019, at Denver Open Media Foundation, 700 Kalamath Street, in Denver, CO 80204. 6:00-9:00 p.m. $5 donation. (No one is turned away). Drug & Alcohol Free Community Event. Come express yourself creatively or just chill out with your people. Contact information they are looking for a part-time person who would like to facilitate the workshops.

10th Annual Garden of the Gods Rock Ledge Ranch Powwow, Saturday, September 21, 2019, Rock Ledge Ranch, 30th Street at Gateway Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80904. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Dancers and singers representing a multitude of tribes will be present. Native food and Native vendors will be in attendance. Everyone is welcome! Grand entry. Concludes at 5:00 p.m. Entrance fee: $8, 55+ $5. 6-17, $4. Dancers & family members. Free. 5 and under. Limited bleacher seating. Bring your own chairs! No alcohol drugs or dogs. They will have special dance contests. Vendors can email POWWOW@ROCKLEDGERANCH.COM Contact Lynda Rogerson (719) 578-6777 for more info

 Chautauqua University for a Day-The Politics of Dissent, Saturday, September 28, 2019, Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Showtime: 12:00 p.m. Colorado Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, CO. Speakers include: Dave Archambault Sr. Jeffery Marsh, Rev. Sekou, and Nadya Tolokonnikova. Tickets for members are $17 for all speakers but Nadya Tolokonnikova those tickets are $32.Non-members pay $20 or $35 for Nadya. Box office: (303) 440-7666. Look at for more information.

Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center 41st Annual Powwow, Saturday-Sunday, September 28-29, 2019, noon to 7:00 p.m. (rain or shine) 120 Charles Street, Dorseyville, PA 15238-1027 Donations: Adults: $6, Elders & Children under 12 $4. Feature: Competition dancing with prize money. Native American vendors and dancers. Call Mike Simms (412) 292-7683 email: or Russ Simms (412) 782-4457 and look at for more information.

6th Annual Denver American Indian Festival, Saturday-Sunday, September 28-29, 2019, Good Shepherd UMC, 3960 E. 128th Avenue, Thornton, CO 80241, on 128th (1 block west of Colorado). Saturday, September 29, 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 12:00-6:00 p.m. Open to the public. All nations invited. Dancers, Drummers, Native Food, Children’s Activities, 40 Vendors, and Free Family Fun! They are having non-stop entertainment all day, with storyteller and singer, Red Feather Woman, Flute player, Eric Hererra, Performers, Seven Falls Dancers, singer and featured performers, Shelley Morningsong and Fabian This year the festival has selected the Denver Indian Family Resource Center for the Community Outreach partner. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items, new winter clothing, boots and shoes along with gift cards for the teens. Susie Silversmith and family will be making the Navajo Tacos and frybread. Look at for the schedule of performances. 9th Health Fair will be at the Denver American Indian Festival both days. Contact Lynne Holman at (303) 423-6682, for more information.

2019 SCFD Community Free Days at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Sunday, September 29, October 14, November 17, December 8, 2019. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 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 for more information.

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum, Saturdays, October 5, November 2, December 7, 2019, 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. Look at or call (720) 865-5000 for more information.

Celebrate Indigenous People Day, Sunday – Thursday, October 8-12, 2017, at various locations with Taking Steps Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples Events. Sunday, October 8, 2017, 3:00-5:00 p.m. “Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change: Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples.” At First United Methodist Church, Parlor Room, Spruce & 14th Street, Boulder, CO with Jerilyn DeCoteau. Tuesday, October 10, 2017, from 6:30 –9:00 p.m. “Two Rivers” film screening followed by facilitated discussion with presenters Elicia Goodsoldier and Paula Palmer at First Congregational Church, Broadway & Pine Street, in Boulder, CO. Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 6:30 – 8:30- p.m. “Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change: Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples,” at the Collective, 201 Public Road, Lafayette, CO with Ava Hamilton. For more information, please contact Paula at and see

Indigenous Peoples Day: Right Relations Sunday, October 13, 2019, Boulder High School. Morning seminar from 9:30 -11:30 a.m.

For Indigenous People: Gathering for Indigenous People. Register at

For Indigenous and non-Indigenous people: Indigeneity v10: Teaching for Allyship. Register at

11:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tocabe food truck will be serving Native food.

Afternoon events: 1:00-5:30 p.m. Grand entry. Dancers. Dignitaries. Hand Games. Story telling. Art presentations. Art vendors. Elders Q& A.

Indigenous Film & Arts Festival, Thursday - Monday, October 10 – 14, 2019, at various venues.

TBA Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. DMNS Ricketson Theater,

Selections from Voices From the Drum, Friday, October 11, 2019, Reception- 6:30 p.m.5:00-7::00 p.m. University of Denver, Museum of Anthropology, Strum Hall Room 102, 2000 E. Asbury Avenue, Denver, CO 80210.

TBA Saturday, October 12, 2019. Davis Auditorium, 2000 E. Asbury Avenue, Denver, CO 80210. Reception- 6:30 p.m. Film from 7:00-9:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m. Parking will be available in Lot T beneath tennis court east of Women’s College with entry off Easy Asbury Avenue).

Double Feature Short Films. Sunday, October 13, 2019, 4:30-6:30 p.m. with the feature film from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. Ricketson Theater, Denver, CO 80205.  

Indigenous Film & Arts Festival, Monday, October 14, 2019, Round Table 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Film from 6:30-8:30 p.m. History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203. Free admission. $5 donation suggested. Look at their page -Facebook/Indigenous Film & Arts Festival or email Call Jeanne Rubin at (303) 744-9686 for more information.

Boarding School Healing Conference, Tuesday-Wednesday, October 2-3, 2018, in Carlisle, PA.




                                                            EDUCATION NEWS

Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Phillip Gover, Indian Ed Youth Advocate, Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Title VII Indian Education, Grants & Federal Programs. (720) 972-5897. gov0205620@adams12.orgFacebook/Adams12FiveStarSchools website

AIPAC (Indian Parent Committee) Meetings are TBA from 6-8 p.m. at the Adams 12 Five Star Administration Building. They are encouraging more Indian Parent participation. Be a part of your Native Students futures. Success Through Culture. There is a facebook page for Adams 12 AIPAC for their monthly activities. Look at AIPAC Facebook page.

American Indian Academy of Denver Community Design Monthly Meetings, Monday, August 2019, Location TBA. Dinner will be at 6:00 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m, AIAD is a community driven school that incorporates Native American and Indigenous cultural strengths with a STEAM curriculum. It will have a delayed start of Fall 202. Get more info and RSVP at AIAD at for more information.

Boulder Valley School District Title VI Indian Education, Yvette Salas, the BVSD American Indian Liaison is identifying American Indian students and having their parents fill out a Title VI 506 Student Eligibility Certication form. This form will remain valid the entire time your child is in Boulder Valley Schools. Please completely fill out the 506 form and return to Yvette at the BVSD Ed Center, 6500 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO. Yvette’s Office hours: 8:00 –10:30 a.m. M, T, TH, F. Please contact her for any unique and culturally related academic needs of the American Indian and Alaskan Native students. (720) 561-5238. Yvette. You can download the 506 form on the website. 

Ema Lyman is the McKinney-Vento Specialist for the homeless children & youth. Contact her at or call (720) 561-5925.

The 2018-2019 AIPC Officers of BVSD is Rob Rice and Rebecca Rice. Their Meetings are typically held once a month. Feel free to view/like the facebook page: American Indian Parent Committee of BVSD.

Colorado Springs Title VI Programs at School District 11, 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.

DPS Indian Education, You can email Susie Mitchell, Communications & Data who writes the Native American Student Support Program Newsletter for DPS Indian Education. There have been several updates that have been made on the NASSP website at They have updated staff contact information as well as the calendar and added students highlights tab. Parents can also find newsletters, scholarship information and other helpful resources like the Focus Schools (enrollment, cultural activities, and transportation). College campus visits will start early October and high school students will be notified. Newest NASSP Team members: Marcus Cyrus, Jay Grimm, and Jason “The Peacemaker” Watson. Other support staff includes: Rose Marie McGuire, Gwen Holmes, Eileen Masquat, Beulah Morman, Susie Mitchell and Jennifer Wolf. The Indian Education Office is located at Denver Public Schools, Emily Griffith Campus, 1860 Lincoln 8th Floor, Denver, CO 80204. Email Susie at or call her at (720) 423-2052 for more information.

Jeffco Indian Education, The Jeffco Indian Education Program serve over 500 students who identified within the program as American Indian and Alaskan Native students. Jeffco Indian Education program provides supplemental support to students, families, district staff and community in the form of academic and cultural advocacy. The After school programs TBA

Indian Parent Advisory Committee Meetings are held at the Jeffco Ed. Center, 1829 Denver West Drive, Building #27, in Golden, CO 80401. The Title VI Indian Education Office is also located in that building. PAC mtg. are Wednesdays, TBA Potluck set-up starts at 5:30 p.m. Meeting is from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. To join please contact Coordinator at (303) 982-6549. Leroy’s position is open because he has moved to NM.

In order to receive support, a parent/guardian of the Native student must completely fill out a Title VI 506 Student Eligibility Certication form to be considered for enrollment. This form will remain valid the entire time your child is in Jeffco Public Schools. If you need help filling out the form or need one, contact LeRoy Saiz, Coordinator, Jeffco Title VI Indian Education Program, Office of Engagement, and Department of Student Success at his voice mail (303) 982-6549; to get on their newsletter list and for more information.

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

American Indian College Fund, 8333 Greenwood Blvd., Denver, CO 80221. Their phone number is (303) 426-8900. They provide college scholarships to Native students. Look at to apply. "Think Indian", is the saying or branding. Look at Employment opps at

                                            PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

InDigitNess Voice on KUVO 89.3 FM Denver, CO 80205 or live stream at 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 Kodid. 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 they also have a facebook page you can join. They need Native music to play so if you have any to donate or are Native musicians who want your music aired you can contact them.

Listen to Indian Voices on KGNU Community Radio Boulder Denver and Fort Collins and online at Sundays, 3:00-4:00 p.m. 88.5 FM, 1390 AM Theresa Halsey is the producer and host. Programs are archived and can be downloaded and listened to like a pod cast, so click on the archived show on the left side and put in Indian Voices. (Sorry about the June 14th program. The computer program is now working). The Indian Voices Calendar is in the Calendar section.

KILI radio is 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, and SD 57702. (605) 867-5002. They always need donations. You can get them on line at is a website for Native Music.

Blackfire is now Sihasin, a Native Dine brother & sister punk/world/pop bass and drum duo

Tune into Navajo Nation radio on-line at

Colorado Cherokee Circle Gatherings, September 21, 2019. Every 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. Highlands United Methodist Church, 3131 Osceola Street, Denver, CO. Look at

Talking Circles at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless “The Circle’s unifying theme is safe, sober and culturally welcoming healing space for all Natives, including those that may have little or no concept of their history of their traditions. As participants share in the Circle, the focus is often on health matters, including stories of recovery from alcohol or other drug use, as well as healing from physical and mental health challenges. The inclusion of food is an integral part of the talking circle because it symbolizes an offering to the Creator, as well as a healing gift to all who are present”.

This program provides the following services: Outreach and engagement of the Native homeless population. There are Three Talking Circles per week

Co-Ed Talking Circle, Mondays: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, 2100 Broadway, in Denver, CO. (Old Stout Street Clinic).

Women’s Talking Circle, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 1535 High Street, (Colfax & High Street), in Denver, CO.

Talking Circle Focusing on the Homeless, Fridays, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, 2100 Broadway, Denver, CO.

No referrals are needed. Native people who are sober, in recovery and willing to follow the Talking Circle rules are welcome to join the Coalitions Taking Circles. Contact Teresa E, Bernie, Program Coordinator, Native American Services/Talking Circle. Email phone: (303) 312-9675 with any questions or concerns.

Haseya Advocacy, Native specific advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking & elder abuse in El Paso County. Free & confidential. Women’s Educational groups held on the 1st & last Monday each month. Call 866-896-2560 and look at

Coyhis Publishing, in Aurora, CO, is an On-line store to order Wellbriety books and DVD's. They are the sole distributor for White Bison Inc.

Attention all Fort Peck Nakota, the new website for the General Counsel is located at 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. Their website is they also have a facebook page.

Digital Processing for Colorado American Indian Scholars Specialty License Plates that Benefit the Scholarship Fund, Anyone who donates a minimum of $25 to the program is eligible to receive the plates. Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce & Colorado Indian Education Foundation is incredibly appreciative of the continued support for the American Indian Scholars License Plates program.  The proceeds go to a scholarship for American Indian Colorado residents who attend a Colorado institution of higher education across Colorado. As a reminder, the program no longer issues Certificates.

1.      Process a credit card donation (Minimum of $25) on the RMICC website at

2.      Receipt of donation is immediately emailed to the donor.

3.      Present the emailed receipt at the Department of Motor Vehicles within 2 weeks of donation to secure the Plates.

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.

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. (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. Hillcrest Christian Church upstairs. Coffee & Fellowship downstairs 12:00 p.m.  For a chance to meet folks. Come worship with them at their new building, a warm sanctuary, handicap accessible and ample parking. If you have any questions, please look at or call Richard and Susie Silversmith at (303) 733-3693 for more information.

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

Denver Indian Center, Inc. (DICI), 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219. (303) 936-2688, DICI provides services for all ages: children, youth, adults and elders. Family Empowerment Services promotes Career Attainment through partnerships with local career centers and employers as well as through it's own supportive services. Community Support Services-DICI has a food bank supplied through Food Bank of the Rockies. Several events are held over the course of the year including Elders luncheons, Back 2 School Giveaway, Veterans Day Powwow, Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway, and Christmas Toy & Food Basket Giveaway. Denver Indian Center is closed December 25, 2019.

Native Workforce provides resume review and revision, interviewing coaching, career-related personality assessment, individualized planning, educational and training exploration and guidance in choosing both relevant and suitable career pathways. NWP Orientation Nights: Every Wednesday on August-September, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. GED classes Monday, August 5-28, 2019.

Honoring Fatherhood Sessions, Tuesdays, TBA, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219. Enroll now! Sessions Begin soon! Call Fatherhood Program at (303) 936-2688. Email and look at

Denver Indian Center Legal Clinic, First Wednesday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. September 4, 2019. Contact or call (303) 830-8210 if you have any questions.

Elders Potluck Lunches, Thursdays September 19, 2019, Noon-2:00 p.m. Please bring food and drinks to share. (303) 936-2688 or look at for questions.

Denver Indian Health & Family Services (DIHFS) is now located at 2880 W. Holden Street, Denver, CO 80204. You can use the W light rail and get off at the Decatur/Federal Station and walk to 2880 W. Holden Street, Denver, CO. Their website is Phone number is (303) 953-6600. Adrianne Maddeux is New Executive Director at the DIHFS. Kelly, Michelle & Patricia, Enrollment specialists are at (303) 953-6602.

They have a Diabetic clinic along with a regular clinic. DIHFS Clinic Hours are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. – noon & 1-5:00 p.m. Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. You can stop by their office to enroll as a patient. Bring your social security card, ID and your CDIB or your parents/grandparents Tribal Enrollment papers. DIHFS is an Urban Indian Health Clinic and a neighborhood clinic. However, they are taking clients on a sliding scale if you do not have a CDIB. You can also enroll as an expanded Medicaid patient and get information how to get health insurance.

Indigenous Breastfeeding Circle, Saturday, August –September TBA 2019, 11:00 a.m. at the Denver Indian Health & Family Service, 2880 W. Holden Street, Denver, CO 80204. You can use the W light rail and get off at the Decatur/Federal Station and walk to 2880 W. Holden Street, Denver, CO. Their website is

GoodPath Diabetes Care: Weekly group Support, Fall 2019, Friday, October 4-November 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Hands on Cooking Demo at 9:00 a.m. Six weekly group appointments designed to give you the support and confidence you need to thrive with diabetes. During your group appointment you will: Connect with other members in your community. Share your thoughts, concerns, and experiences through guided discussions in a peer-supported environment. Meet with a medical provider to address individual concerns. We value your time! Every participant will receive a $15 gift card at each appointment to King Soopers to recreate your healthy breakfast at home. Please contact Sarah Hormachea RD CDE to participate, (303) 953-6604,

RTD bus tickets are available on request. Adult friends and family are invited but we are unable to provide childcare at this time. Interested participants must register in advance and be able to commit to the full six-week program.

Dental clinic hours are: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m.- noon & 1:00-5:00 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. noon. (303) 953-6601 to make an appointment. To find information about their programs, call or stop by the Denver Indian Health & Family Services new location. Main phone number is (303) 953-6600.

To add a health & wellness event to the DIHFS Community Calendar look at select “Summit event” and add your event information.

Denver Indian Family Resource Center (DIFRC) has moved to the old DIHFS Building, They have moved to1633 Fillmore Street, GL2, Denver, CO 80206. Between Colfax off of 17th Street, just east of East High School and south of City Park. Bus number 20 on 17th stops by Fillmore. THIS IS THE FORMER LOCATION for the Denver Indian Health & Family Services. Website: Email: Facebook@DenverIndianFamilyResourceCenter Twitter@DenverIndianFRC

Call their main number (720) 500-1020 for support, referrals and Indian Child Welfare Advocacy for families that are involved in county departments of social services. Please be aware that they are sometimes out and about. Come to see them during walk-in hours, which are Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. They need a Clinical Supervisor. To apply: Please send your letter of interest and resume to electronically. Please list subject, as “Clinical Supervisor.” Phone calls, walk-ins, standard mail, incomplete submissions, and/or faxed applications will not be considered. Position is open until filled. Look at for complete job description.

Zumba at Four Winds, MWF from 5:30-6:30 p.m., 201 W. 5th Avenue, (5th & Bannock), Denver, CO. All levels are welcome. $5 for the class. Claudia Alejandra is the licensed Zumba instructor. Call her at (720) 499-7743 or email her at

Native American Cancer Research (NACR)’s website is Lisa Harjo is the Executive Director, Denise Linstrom and Audrey Marshall work from home.

                                            Job Announcements 

CCIA Executive Director, Lieut. Governor’s Office.

Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund, Boulder office. NARF is looking for an experienced attorney with excellent research, writing and advocacy skills to assume a litigation docket. Submit by email: a cover letter, complete resume (including representative sample of litigation matters). Three professional references, and a writing sample to: Ron Mack, Office/HR Administrator, Native American Rights Fund, 1506 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302, Closing date open until filled with interviews beginning in August.

Office Manager, Assistant Principal, Principal, American Indian Academy of Denver. Look at for more information.

Program Officer-Faculty Development, Marketing Manager, Community Outreach Senior Coordinator, College Success Senior Program Manager, American Indian College Fund. To apply qualified applicants: Please send a letter of interest, salary requirements and a current resume in one combined attachment to Human Resources at in the subject line, list your name and. The name of the job you are applying for. For example; “Program Officer”. Look in the About Us –College Fund Career Opportunities at for more information.

Office Assistant, Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce. Contact Don Kelin, President/CEO RMICC, Dan’s cell # is (303) 638-3631.

Behavioral Health Program Manger, Fiscal Manager and Part-time Dental Assistant, Denver Indian Health & Family Medicine. Look at about how to apply and for the job descriptions. You can apply until the end of August 2019.

Executive Director, Cultural Survival. Look at this may be a telecommute position.

Join the 2020 Census team & be a census taker. By becoming a Census Taker you can support your community while being paid to do it. Learn more at including how to apply by visiting! 1-855-562-2020 for full-time and part-time positions.

University of Colorado job openings at Call Teresa Hernandez at (303) 735-3577 or email her at Teresa. if you have any questions about any positions or if you would like to learn more about CU Boulder, campus climate, etc.

Volunteers, at the American Indian College Fund. To apply submit cover letter, current resume, copy of unofficial transcript and three letters of recommendation (in award or PDF document), combined in one attachment. In the subject line list your first, last name Send to Human Resources at Look at or look under The About Us drop down for more information. 

National Congress of American Indians has a job bank. Look at their website at 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.

Entry-level Opportunities at the EPA, Browse the vacancy listing, and 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

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research has open positions (for college students too!) Look at 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

Job Openings with the City and County of Denver look at the Career Service Authority home page is

                                                Native Businesses

For all your photographic needs, please see the following link 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.

Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers, you can get contact him by calling him at (505) 629-6580. PO Box 31096, Santa Fe, NM 87594.

Seven Falls Indian Dancers are a family dance troupe representing four generations of dancers. They can present educational and entertaining Native American social and exhibition dances including the Eagle and the Hoop Dances. They are available for performances. Contact Carrie Howell at for booking them for a performance and for more information.

Blackfire is now Sihasin and have a new album called, Fight Like a Woman.’ Their website is for hard punk backbone, softened by folk. World thumping by pop music. They are multi-award winning musicians, Jeneda and Clayson Benally from the Dine’ Nation in northern Arizona.

Chase Manhattan’s website for Native Hip-Hop is

Calvin Standing Bear’s website is, (303) 915-3675, email for flute music.

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:

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

Fourth World Creative is an American Indian owned Design Studio, print shop and clothing label. Order original American Indian clothing designs, posters, stickers, etc. under the Fourth World label at they work with local, regional, national and international clients. Email: them at: for more details about their business rates.

Tocabe - Native American Eatery in Metro Denver, specializes in contemporary American Indian cuisine, 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 and buffalo ribs are the centerpieces of the Tocabe menu. They have added to their menu, which includes dishes with chicken. Ben Jacobs and Matt Chandra own it. The Metro location is: 3536 W. 44th Avenue (44th and Lowell), in Denver, CO. They also cater and have a food truck. Call (720) 524-8282 and look at their face book page for more information.

Tocabe Native American Eatery has a second location at 8181 E. Arapahoe Road Unit C, Greenwood Village, CO. 80112 The menu includes bannock. Call (720) 485-6738 and look at

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

DZABAHE Southwestern Jewelry, Contact Bessie Smith, or call her at (303) 898-1185, and Betina Smith, or (303) 547-4678. Look at the DZABAHE Southwest Jewelry website at to look at their products. .

Derrick Thompson Has Turquoise Boy Designs, You can contact him at or (720) 748-1152 for his jewelry

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

Benito Concha is at the Medicine Mountain Massage, Taos Pueblo Fireside Massages, 120 Veterans Highway, Taos Pueblo, NM (575) 779-9856, or or look at

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, and vests. Leggings, traditional woman's' cloth dresses and shawls as well as men's ribbon shirts. Order yours from her at or call her at (303) 397-9580.

Our Native Healing Center, Native Healing Practices serving Adults, children, and families: Individual, Family & Couples Counseling, and 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

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

Jason Conger, LSW, Salt River Pima, is a psychotherapist in Denver, CO. He has received postgraduate 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 or call (480) 227-2369.

First Nations Development Institute, The staff includes: Michael Roberts, Raymond Foxworth, Autumn Romero, and Marsha Whiting. 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

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). They are open on a daily basis beginning in May- October. They will be closed January – April except by appointment or chance. They are always open online. Their hours are: 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. daily. Call Nico, Dayton, & Ann at (303) 747-2861, email and look at and their face book page for more information.

Nakota Designs, Walt & Allison Pourier, 2022 E. 134th Way, in Thornton, CO 80241, STRONGHOLD SOCIETY. Look at their website at for t-shirts and skateboard products. You can contact Walt at (303) 255-1730, and look at website to donate to the Stronghold Society Live Life Call To Action campaigns.

Terri Witt, Cherokee, owns Beacon Printing. 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 for more information.

Jonathan Nelson owns badwinds studios, He does illustration, identity, development, fine art, print design and web design. Look at email or call (505) 321-3136 for more information.

Smith and Shellenberger, LLC, located at 11990 Grant Street, Suite 100, Northglenn, CO 80233. The Attorneys, Smith and Shellenberger 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 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:

Shelley Morning Song and Fabian Fontenelle, Shelley sings and Fabian dances while she sings. They will be coming to the Denver American Indian Festival in September 2019. Look at their website at to book them you can send an email to

Rose Red Elk aka Red Feather Woman's website is Contact her at Red Elk Enterprises Inc./Red Feather Woman, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033.  (303) 579-8713 or Look at it for her concert schedule and how to order her CD's as well as her dream catchers.

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. You can get yours on line at email: or call 800-416-7212. They also have an fb page 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: or email her at

DJ Eagle Bear Vanas, Odawa has his products for sale at 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!

Send your PSA's to or 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 KGNU from Pearl Street or 55th since Walnut dead ends and does not connect with either one of them.

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