Indian Voices Newsletter
Happenings in the Indian World

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Look at http://www.lakotacountrytimes.com/ for the Lakota Country Times News Paper in SD

Look at http://www.nativepeoples.com/ a Native magazine published every two months

Look http://www.kiliradio.org/ to get to KILI radio

Congratulations! Congrats to Gwen Carr for being chosen as the new CCIA Director. Congrats to Shadana Dickerson, who now works as the Census Tribal Partnership Specialist for Colorado. Suzanne Benally will be leaving her position as the Executive Director of Cultural Survival, in June 2019. To Cary Morin for his nomination for Best Blues CD for “When I Rise,” Indigenous Music Awards. Congrats to you all! (Send me your accomplishments & honors).

Happy birthday to People Born in June! To Jennifer Abeita, Vickie Apodaca, Virginia Archambault, Lyndsey Autabo, Monica Ball, Tahlia Bear, Anne Begay, Sharon Bohnsteadt, Tony Brave, Ernest Chapa, Nani Chacon, Benito Concha, Justin Deegan, Tashina Dinsmore, Lena & Leila El-Sensussi, Shannon Francis, Gary Farmer, Maymangwa Flying Earth, Olivia Gutierrez, Shilo Hembrough, Rebekah Horsechief, Brandon Howell, Nena Howell, Joshua I'atala. Sharon Iron, Sandy Janis, Bo Johnson, Kevin Locke, Judy Lujan, Chase Manhattan, Audrey Marshall, Shatta Mejia, Heidi McCann, Melody McCoy, Julia & Liz Montour, Matt Mousseau, Sky Akira Osawa, Marilyn & Lonnie Pourier, Diamond Rattler, David Redhorse, Erica Rodqigues, Iris Rouillard, Eridawn Roy, Dana & Gerald Running Enemy, Thomas Talache, Valerie Taliman, Jill Tompkins, Margaret Tranekier, Leroy Saiz, Joanne Shenandoah, Regina Waters, Dave Woodcock, Mary Youngblood, Morningstar Yazzie and Rochelle "Shelley" Yazzie and anyone else having a June birthday!

Happy Birthday To people Born in July! To Felicia Alvarez, Delores Andrade-Mejias, Linda Arroyo-Holstrum, Ben Artichoker, Ryan Avila, Errol Ball, Brad Bearsheart, Carla Birdshead, Anne Blaney, Derek ‘No-Sun’ Brown, Robert Brown, Mara Chapa, Lakota Clairmont, Andy Cozad, Orin Dinsmore, Mary Dodge, Dianna Ducote-Sabey, Bonnie Duran, Ginnie Duran, Desmond Eagle, Chenoa Amadahe Francis, Carla Fredericks, Christian Gering, Elicia Goodsoldier, Jackie Grey, Dru Guidry, Ronnie Gutierrez Jr., Zemmy Hall, Cindy Hannah, Chuck Hedin, Debra Holyelkface, Steven Howell, Verla Howell, Ardie Janis Sr., Kay Ann Janis, Hawk Jerome,  Marc John, Micka King, Donna Langston, Steve Lapointe, Rhonda LeValdo, Teresa Lilly, Julian Locust, Jason Lujan, Ema Lyman, Adrianne Maddeux, April Martinez, Dennis Manuelito, Gabe & Isabella McDonald, Hunter & Dabney Meachum, Shelia Moore, Darcia North Wind, Lynda Pete, Peter Pipe, Lonnie Pourier, Walt Pourier, Lindsay Prairie Chicken, Tarriah Shay Provost, Emma Ragona, Natchee Red Bear, Carmella Rodriquez, Ime & Gary Salazar, Keith Secola, Vince & Vivian Sheely, Shirley Sneve, Troy Spang, Shania Nanabah Spink, Joshua & Kipp Stiffarm, Lauren Swan, Bill Tall Bull, Jerod Tate, Rwanda Todea, Marc Towersap, Charlotte Tsosie, Jeanine Valdez, Dalton Walker, Karen Wilde, Kathey Wilson, Chaske & Willie Wolf, Shid Wright, Roberta Yazzie, Beverly Yellowhorse, Michael Zahn and anyone else having a July birthday! Happy birthday to Charlie Hill, Thomas “TJ” Pulliam, Rod Skenandore, Karen Whiting and Barbara Walking Stick-Watson in the Spirit world! Always loved! Never forgotten!

Happy Birthday to People Born in August, To Tina Anolin, Karen Artichoker, Adrienne Benally, Michael Berryhill, Keelan Campbell, Kimimila Christler,  Don Coyhis, Leonard Keith Cozad, Melinda Danforth, Sierra Dinsmore, Elaine Eagle, Valerie Embry, Isabel Farris, Jason Firestone, Bob Frazier, Colton Frazier, Debbie Howell, Marilyn Lone Hill, Tokata Iron Eyes, Alvin & Calvin Janis, Amanda Lopez, Christie Manzanares, Ronald Martin, Britta Mayo, Alisa Montour-Ransom, Louise Morgan, Tad Morin, Glenn Morris, Olivia Pease Sierra, Lisa Radford, Harold & Skaseniio Ransom, Tatina Rodriguez, Phineas Rodriguez, Autumn Romero, Mirana Saenz, Aaron Sandoval, Joseph Salazar, Lorene Shakespeare, JoDene Sherwood, Lori Tapahonso, Mark Trahant, Keya Trujillo-Clairmont, Kiva Trujillo, Janet Trujillo, Wes Vigil, Kevin Williams, Redwing, Sally and Wanbli Williams, Erika Wurth, Charmayne Yazzie,  and anyone else having a August birthday! (I need August birthdays)

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. 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 the Tallbull family for the death of their father. 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. To the family of Steve Palerio, especially to his wife Shannon. Steve died May 4, 2019 . Steve was the best grass dancer and danced with my son TJ Pulliam in many powwows. To the family of Ardie Janis II, who died January 31, 2019, especially to Nadine & Ardie Janis III, January, Aspen, Robert, Chanda Rendon and their Mom, Norma Rendon. To all of Ardie’s relatives, especially his sister Lynn Pourier and brothers, cousins, aunts. To Carla Birdshead and Cheyenne McAllister, Soncee Waters and family for the death of Hisle Betet Birdshead who had a celebration of life December, 2018. She has now joined Virginia Allrunner and Lance in the spirit world. To Jan Iron & family and friends for the death of Bob Iron in November 2018. 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).

“Maka Sitomni” Protecting Water , Land Air & Environment through Sovereignty. Addressing the New Green Deal and Climate Change, Monday-Wednesday, June 17-19, 2019, Prairie Knights Casino& Lodge, in the Pavilion, Fort Yates, ND. All ages event. Educational event hosted by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Public is welcome! Speakers include: Chairman, Mile Faith, Tim Mentz Sr. Dakota Goodhouse, Wankinyan & Thorne LaPointe, Charles Walker, ND Representative Ruth Buffalo, SD State Senate, Red Dawn Foster, Oglala Vice-President Darla Black, Recognition of the original #NoDAPL” Youth Runner, Bobby Jean Three Legs, Mario Gonzales, Phyllis Young, and many others. Room block available (701) 854-7777. SRST contact is Janet (701) 301-0287.

American Indian Academy of Denver Community Design Monthly Meetings, Monday, June 17, & July 15, 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. They will be having Community Design Meetings (May, June, July) The Creators Game-Thompson Brothers Lacrosse Clinic, June 29-July 1, 2019. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. both days with lunch provided. At the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO. July 1, 2019, East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade, Denver, CO. Electric Chaco Interactive Art Exhibit and Workshop featuring Gregg Deal on July 19, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W. Colfax, Denver, CO. Get more info and RSVP at AIAD at http://www.aiadschool.org for more information. When you attend these meetings you will be entered in a raffle to win either VIP and/or Youth tickets to Indigenous Pop X!

National Day of Prayer To Protect Sacred Places, Friday, June 21, 2019, the public is invited to a sunrise ceremony that will be held on the Native American Rights Fund front lawn, beginning at 7:00 a.m. The program is expected to last one hour. Followed by a potluck breakfast. NARF is located at 1506 Broadway in Boulder, CO. Speakers will include Native elders & spiritual leaders as well as NARF attorneys involved in sacred places work. You are requested to bring a blanket or chair to the front lawn and to bring food and beverages to share at the completion of the program. Please join them to pray for the protection of sacred sites. Call (303) 447-8760 and look at http://www.narf.org/ if you have any questions.

Right Relationships Boulder Monthly Meeting, TBA, 2019, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Look at http://www.boulderfriendsmeeting.org/ipc-right-relationship or email paularpalmer@gmail.com (303) 443-0402- office for more information.

2019 SCFD Community Free Days at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Sunday, July 2, Monday, August 26, 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 http://www.dmns.org for more information.

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum, Saturdays, July 6, August 3, September 7, 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 http://www.denverartmuseum.org or call (720) 865-5000 for more information.

Indigenous Film Series: The Huntress, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, Doors open at 6:00 p.m. (6:00-8:30 p.m.) Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Ricketson Auditorium, 2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO 80205. Films: The Eagle Huntress. FREE. $5 suggested donation accepted on line or at the door. For schedule updates Look at their page - Facebook/Indigenous Film & Arts Festival check events or email film@iiirm.org Call Jeanne Rubin at (303) 744-9686 for more information. You can also look at their website at http://www.iiirm.org or http://www.dmns.org

                                                            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 https://www.adams12.org/programs/native-education-title-vii.

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 https://facebook.com/Adams12/ AIPAC Facebook page.

American Indian Academy of Denver Community Design Monthly Meetings, Monday, June 17, & July 15, 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. They will be having Community Design Meetings (May, June, July) The Creators Game-Thompson Brothers Lacrosse Clinic, June 29-July 1, 2019. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. both days with lunch provided. At the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO. July 1, 2019, East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade, Denver, CO. Electric Chaco Interactive Art Exhibit and Workshop featuring Gregg Deal on July 19, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W. Colfax, Denver, CO. Get more info and RSVP at AIAD at http://www.aiadschool.org for more information. When you attend these meetings you will be entered in a raffle to win either VIP and/or Youth tickets to Indigenous Pop X!

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. Salas@bvsd.org You can download the 506 form on the website. https://sites.goggle.com/bvsd.org/federal-programa/title-vi 

Ema Lyman is the McKinney-Vento Specialist for the homeless children & youth. Contact her at ema.lyman@bvsd.org 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 http://indianeducation.dpsk12.org 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 Susie_Mitchell@dpsk12.org 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 are Mondays, Edgewater Elementary from 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Lumberg Elementary from 3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Patterson Elementary, Room 310 from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Arvada K8, Library from 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays, South Lakewood, Computer Lab from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Thursdays, Green Mountain Elementary in the Library from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Bear Creek K8, in the Music Room, from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Thomson Elementary in the Library from 2:35 –4:15 p.m. (this will be updated for the 2018019 school year)

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 LeRoy Saiz, Coordinator at (303) 982-6549 or lsaiz@jeffco.k12.co.us

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; email him at lsaiz@jeffco.k12.co.us 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 http://www.ndigidreams.com/

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 http://www.collegefund.org to apply. "Think Indian", is the saying or branding. Look at Employment opps at http://www.collegefund.org/content/employment_opportunities

                                            PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

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 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 http://www.InDigitNessVoice.org 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 http://www.kgnu.org 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. 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 http://www.kiliradio.org/ 

NativeRadio.com 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 http://www.ktnnonline.com/

Colorado Cherokee Circle Gatherings, Every 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. Highlands United Methodist Church, 3131 Osceola Street, Denver, CO. Look at http://www.cocherokeecircle.org

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

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 tbernie@coloradocoalition.org 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. Monycka@red-wind.net Call 866-896-2560 and look at http://www.haseya.org

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/

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. Their website is http://www.denvergov.org/Default.aspx?alias=www.denvergov.org/NativeAmerican 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 http://www.rmicc.org/

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.

The office phone number for the Indian Chamber is (303) 629-0102. The email is info@rmicc.org

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

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 http://www.denvercic.com 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 good.feather94@gmail.com

Denver Indian Center, Inc. (DICI), 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219. (303) 936-2688, information@denverindiancenter.org http://www.DenverIndianCenter.org 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 in June 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

Life Skills Classes, TBA in June

Honoring Fatherhood Sessions, Tuesdays, June, 2019, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Saturdays, starting April 13, 2019, at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219. Sign up with Shawna or Thomas at (303) 936-2688 ext. 129 and look at http://www.denverindiancenter.org

The Denver Indian Center Inc. Honoring Fatherhood Program will be hosting weekly Tuesday Sessions and Saturday sessions once a month, Tuesdays, for the Tuesday program, Saturdays, starting April 13, 2019, at the Denver Indian Center Inc., 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO 80219. Tuesday sessions start with light snacks and refreshments at 5:30 p.m. followed by the workshop from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The Honoring Fatherhood Program is generations of Native men making a difference tied together by tradition building future generations of fathers. Enrolled Participants will receive: Culturally Specific Relationship Education. Career Path Guidance. Evaluation participation incentives for participation in the demonstration grant research component. Childcare and transportation support for those needing assistance for the Tuesday sessions. A Certification of Completion will be presented to participants that successfully meet the requirements at the conclusion of the 16 weeks of workshop sessions. Interested participants must be a caretaker of a child and meet income guidelines. If you have additional questions, and are a parent or know of a parent who would benefit from the Honoring Fatherhood Program. Please call (303) 936-2688 ext. 200, email information@denverindiancenter.org or drop by during regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00-5:00 p.m. M-F for more information about how to enroll in the Honoring Fatherhood Program. 

Denver Indian Center Legal Clinic, First Wednesday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. July 3, 2019. Contact information@denbar.org or call (303) 830-8210 if you have any questions.

Elders Potluck Lunches, Thursdays, TBA 2019, Noon-2:00 p.m. Please bring food and drinks to share. (303) 936-2688 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 http://www.dihfs.org Phone number is (303) 953-6600. Adrianne Maddeux is the New Executive Director at the DIHFS. Enrollment specialists are at (303) 953-6602.

They have a Diabetic clinic along with a regular clinic. DIHFS Clinic Hours are: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – noon & 1-5:00 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. However, you can still come and enroll as an expanded Medicaid patient.

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 http://www.dihfs.org/calendar 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: http://www.difrc.org Email: info@difrc.org 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 apply@difrc.org 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 http://www.difrc.org 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 Alex16+x@yahoo.com

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

                                            Job Announcements 

Senior Program Officer, American Indian Science & Engineering Society, Boulder, CO. Interested candidates must send a cover letter, resume & 3 professional references via email to employment@aises.org Please, no phone calls.

Office Assistant, Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce. Contact Don Kelin, President/CEO RMICC, dkelin@caddosolutions.com (303) 534-3252.

Executive Director, Cultural Survival. Look at https://www.culturalsurvival.org 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 http://2020census.gov/jobs! 1-855-562-2020 for full-time and part-time positions.

University of Colorado job openings at https://www.colorado.edu/hr/careers-cu-boulder Call Teresa Hernandez at (303) 735-3577 or email her at Teresa. Hernandez@colorado.edu 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 applications@collegefund.org Look at http://collegefund.org/about-us/career-opportunities 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 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, 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 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.

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 carriehowell7@gmail.com 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 http://www.sihasin.com 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 http://www.59chase.com

Calvin Standing Bear’s website is http://www.calvinstandingbear.org, (303) 915-3675, email calvin@clavinstandingbear.org 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: http://www.denvercoloradochiropractic.com/

Roots Hair Design-Katrina's Summer 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 katrinamora47@gmail.com 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 http://wwwfourthworldcreative.com they work with local, regional, national and international clients. Email: them at: director@fourthworldcreative.com 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 http://www.tocabe.com

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

DZABAHE Southwestern Jewelry, Contact Bessie Smith, bessie247@gmail.com or call her at (303) 898-1185, and Betina Smith, mstina61@gmail.com or (303) 547-4678. Look at the DZABAHE Southwest Jewelry website at http://www.dzabahe.com to look at their products. .

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

Cecelia Bernice Bull Bear has Porcupine Quill work for sale. Contact her at cdmoochie@yahoo.com 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 bmconcha65@gmail.com or look at http://www.medicinemountainmassage.com

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 hayes.redhouse@gmail.com 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 info@OurNativeHealingCenter.org

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 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 http://www.milehighpsychotherapy.com 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 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). 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 nico@eagleplume.com and look at http://www.eagleplume.com/ 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 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.

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 http://www.beaconprintingdenver.com for more information.

Jonathan Nelson owns badwinds studios, He does illustration, identity, development, fine art, print design and web design. Look at http://www.badwinds.com email jnelson@badwinds.com 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, KCS@ssslawyers.com for more information. The fax is (303) 255-3677. You can also look at their website at http://www.ssslawyers.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 to book them you can send an email to shelleymorningsong@yahoo.com

Rose Red Elk aka Red Feather Woman's website is http://www.redfeatherwoman.com/ Contact her at Red Elk Enterprises Inc./Red Feather Woman, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033.  (303) 579-8713 or redfw2013@gmail.com Stay tuned for the new website with a great on-line store. 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 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!

Send your PSA's to tmh80303@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 KGNU from Pearl Street or 55th since Walnut dead ends and does not connect with either one of them.

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