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Congratulations! Congrats to Joy Harjo for winning the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets. To Dianne Van Voorhees for being selected as one of the people who won a Harvesting Harmony 2015 Mayor’s Diversity Award for her work with the Indian Law Clinic at the Denver Indian Center. To Kristen Carpenter for Congrats to Clint Carroll for his book, “Roots of Our Renewal”. Congrats to you all! (Send me your accomplishments & honors).

Happy Birthday to People Born in November! To Nicole Adams, Lance Allrunner, Adam Becenti, Cheriena Ben, Janice Black Elk-Jim, Ty Blaze Black Elk-Volkmann, Suzette Brewer, Georgia Burnette, Theresa Burns, Kim Cameron, Tatanka Nunpa Catches, Angela Chaddlesone-McCarthy, Linda Chandler, Nora Chavez, Victor Chaves, Carmen & Camille Clairmont, Carri Copas, Samira El-Senussi, Calvin, Howard and Tamara Eagle, Steve Emery, Tony Frazier, Ken Garry, Russell Geshick Jr., Diana Halsey, George Howell Sr., Jasmyn Rae Howell, Robert Howell, Thella Howell-Monroe, Laurel Iron Cloud, Seth Iron Wing, Diego LaBeau. Devonna Lone Hill, Josiah & Louis Marshall Jr., Toby & Tyler Marshall, Russell Means, Sheralda Mendoza, Kay Miller, Geneva & Leal Mitchell, Dennis Montoya, Chrystine Monroe, Kim & Joseph Perez, Alexie & Micah Rodriguez, Bernadette Tsosie, Brett Shelton, Betina & Maurice Smith, Duane Smith, Kalin Smith, Rosie Walker, Kelly Waters, Hank & Sarah Watson, Micki & Ruby Wildcat, Catlin Windle, Shane Wolf, Gerald Yellow Cloud and anyone having a November birthday!

Happy Birthday to People born in October! To Kristen Lori Atone, Ben Ball, Sioux Black, Keiko Broken Leg-Kinn, Jan Chaddlesone-Little, Rob Chante, Cheryl Charley, Tanksi Clairmont, Ara Cruz, Ian Cameron, Grant Davis, Thomas Yellowhorse-Davis, Tahnee Davis-Kills Crow, Tawa Ducheneaux, Marion Eagle, Christinia Eala, Denise Engstrom, John Emhoolah Jr., Zoe Fenton, Candy Fleming, Judy Fredericks, Michelle Fredericks – Dubray, Monique Fredericks – Douville, Gloria Grant, John Gregg, 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 Howell-Hodshire, Michelle Howell Rodriguez, 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, Chantel Moore, Kea’anne Morgan, Anetra Parks, Mary Annette Pember, Creason Pipe on Head, Tim Roan, Mahli Saunders, Tom Teegarden, Natalie Trenary, Jackie Trotchie, Cheryl Tsikewa, Angie Tsinnie, Shannon Pelot Valerio, Romana Ohitika Vigil, Alexandra Watson, Jacob Wildcat, Patterson Yazzie, Wilma Yellowcloud, Tse Chi Chad Yen, Troylynn Yellowwood,  and anyone else having a October birthday!

Happy Birthday To People Born in September!  To Susan Arketa, Gene Artichoker, Ken Autabo, Terry Battiest, Letty Benally, Savannah Bernie, Jean Black Elk, Joseph C. Blacksmith III, Michael & Riley Thomas Brave, Danica Brown, Sidney Brown, Kristen Carpenter, Casey Casias, Priscilla "Pat" Caverly, Jackie Chavez, Lee Christensen Vigil, Wambdi Clairmont, Casey Casica, Vivian Delgado, Lori Edmo-Suppah, Juanita Espinosa, Rick Frazier, Ryan Frazier, Martina Gauthier, Chissoe Boober Gray, Casey, Raven & Sean Gray, Deanne Grant, Elliott, Michael & Theresa Halsey, Samuel Henry, Ian Her Many Horses, Geneva Horsechief -Hamilton, Josephine "JoJo" 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, Maria Montour, Autumn Morningstar, Ira New Breast, Eden Nicole, Slyv Paul, Sonya Paul Gavin, Leonard Peltier, Michelene Pesantubbe, Angel Perez, Ohinniyan Wicapi "Obie" Peters, Alex Red Prue, JC Rattler, Geri Reyna, Sherri Rouillard, Keith Secola II, 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, Anne White Hat, Heather Whitemanrunshim, Raelene Whiteshield, Wes Wildcat, Amanda Williams, Rick Williams, Tom Wind, Davison Yazzie and Ohitike Zahn and anyone else having a September birthday!

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

Heartfelt Sympathy! To Geri Lameman for the death of her mother. To the family of Pat Pourier, especially his brothers, sisters, and extended family, especially to his brother Duane and his family, Lonnie, Larry, Jonnie, Lori and Walt Pourier. Prayers for the Pourier family, friends and community for the death of Pat Pourier. To the family of Mary Cambridge, who died August 17, 2015, especially to her children, Debbie Raymond Thomas and Charlie Cambridge. Our prayers and positive thoughts are with the families in their time of sorrow and mourning. May they all rest in peace! They will be missed!

Seeking one-on-one interviews with self-identified Native American women living in the Denver metro area for research study about gender roles and responsibilities, what it means to embody a heterosexual, female, Native American identity, and intimate relationships with others. All participants must know their tribal affiliation and be 18 years old or older. All interviews are confidential and we will meet at a convenient public location for you, such as your local library. Please email: Deanne Grant, PhD student, for more information. Please plan on 1-3 hours for the interviews. All participants will be compensated $20 cash for completion of an interview.

Peter Nabokov to Speak, Answer Questions and  Sign his New Book, How the World Moves, Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Tattered Cover, 1628 16th Street in LoDo, in Denver, CO 80202. Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at the Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO 80302.

Indigenous Film & Arts Festival, Wednesday-Sunday, October 7-12, 2015, at various venues in Denver, CO 80205. 

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Nallua with Q & A with producer Jose’ Gerin-Lajoie at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO. Dessert & Coffee reception.

Thursday, October 8, 2015, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Art Opening: Histories Beyond Homeland with Melanie Yazzie, Reception at 5:30 p.m. Artist Talk at 6:15 p.m. at the University of Denver Museum of Anthropology. 2000 E. Asbury, in Denver, CO.

Friday, October 9, 2015, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson, University of Denver Lindsay Auditorium, Strum Hall, 2000 E. Asbury, Denver, CO.

Saturday, October 10, 2015, double feature 4:00-6:00 p.m. Short Films from Around the World includes Maori films curated by Leo Koziol, Director at the Wairoa Maori Film Festival and Talk on 4th Cinema Film. 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Drunktown’s Finest, Student Commons Bldg., Room 1500, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO.

Sunday, October 11, 2015, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. We Are All Related Here with Q & A with director Brian McDermott, History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO.

Monday, October 12, 2015, 9:30 a.m. 5:15 p.m. Roundtable: Native Chefs, Attorneys and Anthropologists in the Kitchen: Creating Indigenous Gastronomies (Observers welcome) 12:45 1:45 p.m. Film & Brown Bag Lunch: The Path of Stone Soup Q & A with Chefs Cesar Gachupin de Dios and Victor Gachupin Velasco Krugman Conference Room, Research 2 Bldg. Anschutz Medical campus, Aurora, CO. 6:00-8:30 p.m. Finding Gaston. Welcome by Sandro Baldarrago, Deputy Consul Consulado General del Peru en Denver, Hensel Phelps Room, Research 1 North Tower, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. The Path of Stone Soup Q & A with Chinantec chefs Cesar Gachupin de Dios and Victor Gachupin Velasco at Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO.

All events are FREE! Suggested donation $5 will be accepted online or at the door. For schedule Updates see The International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management is pleased to present another year of the Indigenous Film & Arts Festival. Contact the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, 444 South Emerson Street, in Denver, CO 80209. Call Jeanne Rubin at (303) 744-9686 for more information.

Professor Kristen Carpenter will Present Indigenous Peoples and the Jurisgenerative Moment in Human Rights at the 41st Annual Scott Jr., Lecture, Thursday, October 8, 2015, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Wolf Law Building, Wittemeyer Courtroom, 2450 Kittredge Koop Road, Boulder, CO 80309. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the University of Colorado Law School and the Co-sponsor the Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies.

8th Annual 2015 Lakota Dakota Nakota Language Summit & First Nations Education Convention, Thursday – Saturday, October 8-10, 2015, at Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn. 444 Mount Rushmore Road, in Rapid City, SD Thursday, Registration starting at 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies. Friday, October 9, 2015, 8:00 a.m. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Morning and afternoon breakout sessions. Saturday, October 10, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker, Earl Bullhead-Dream Drum.

Who should attend? The Lakota Dakota Nakota Language Summit is not only for the Sioux tribal nations. This is a World Indigenous language gathering for anyone wanting to teach and or learn a Native language. Anyone working to keep his or her language alive is invited to attend.. Look at to register. Participant cost is $250. Full time students and elder (65+) are $150. (605) 867-5193. Contact at Tusweca Tiospaye for more information.

Cafe Cultura 11th Anniversary Showcase & Fundraiser, Friday, October 9, 2015, 7-10 p.m. Denver Inner City Parrish/La Academia (9th & Galapago Street, in Denver, CO. Doors open and Marketplace with vendors at 7:00. Show starts at 7:45 -10:00 p.m. Featuring: Tall Paul. Tanaya Winder will be having a book launching. Community Feature: TBA Live Art Feature: TBA $3 donation. (No one is turned away). Come express yourself creatively or just chill out with your people. Marketplace w/vendors, art & food at 6:30 p.m. Open Mic starts at 7:00 p.m. Native Hip Hop.

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

Black Hills Powwow -He Sapa Wacipi Na Oskate, Friday-Sunday, October 9-11, 2015, Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, in Rapid City, SD. Championship Powwow and Fine Arts Expo starting Friday, October 9, 2015, Grand entry at 7:00 p.m. Ending, Sunday, October 11, 2015. Look at for more information.

Red Rock Scramble, The Colorado Indian Bar Association's Fundraiser Race, Sunday, October 11, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at the CU Buffalo Ranch Women's Cross Country Course, located at the South Loop Drive & Table Mesa Drive, near the Table Mesa Exit to 1-36, in Boulder, CO. This is a 5.8K walk/run on a hard packed dirt road with beautiful views of the Flatirons and surrounding mountains. CIBA welcomes walkers and runners. However no dogs or strollers are allowed. Thank you! This is a fundraiser for scholarships for American Indian students attending the CU Law & DU Law School. Registration is $30 through October 10, 2015. Runners/Walkers are still needed to come and support! Register for the race at 

Pledge Drive at KGNU Community Radio for Indian Voices Program, Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Indian Voices will be a live radio program on your radio at 88.5 FM or 1390 AM. You can also pledge and listen online at Call (303) 449-4885 to make your pledge and receive a choice of a premium of books, cd’s, concert tickets or restaurant coupons.

Indigenous Peoples Day at UCD at Auraria Campus

Opening Ceremonies Monday, October 12, 2015, starting at 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. with Huitzilopochtli Traditional Aztec Dance Group.

Indigenous Intellectual Interchange 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. with Faculty Research & Breakfast at the Tivoli Multi-Cultural Lounge, in Denver, CO. Dr. Cheryl Crazy Bull is the Keynote speaking about Social Justice, American Indians and Race Reconciliation. Faculty Presentations from: Dr. Phil Gallegos & Anjelica Gallegos will be speaking about Design Build Bluff. Dr. John Ronquillo will be speaking about Advancing Tribal Governance, Public Service, and Leadership. DJ Bird Bear will be speaking about Targeting Underrepresented Students in the Sciences.

Finding Dawn: Murdered and Missing Women from Noon –2:00 p.m. at the Tivoli Multi-cultural Lounge Tanaya Winder, Spoken Word Performance & Film Clip showing of Finding Dawn remembering murdered and missing Indigenous Women. Lunch provided.

 Doctrine of Discovery Impact on Native America 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Tivoli Turnhalle at the Auraria Campus. Roots of Injustice: Seeds of Change An Interactive Workshop - Toward Right Relationship with America’s Native Peoples will be facilitated by Jerilyn DeCoteau, JD (Turtle Mountain Ojibwe) & Doreen Martinez (Mescalero Apache).

Cultural Feast & Mingle! 5:00-7:00 p.m. DJ & Dance to Global Indigenous Hip Hop Mix.

Contact Deborah Esquibel-Hunt, PhD Director, American Indian Student Services, Educational Opportunity Programs, at the University of Colorado Denver, CO. Contact her at (303) 315-1882 or email her at or look at for more information.

BVSD-IPC will be having a By-Laws & Charter Redrafting meeting, Monday October 12, 2015, at the BVSD Ed Center, 6500 Arapahoe Road, in Boulder, CO 80301 in the Eldora Room. Everyone is encouraged to help with this important task. Congrats to the 2015-16 Indian Parent Advisory Council, Chair, Manda Robertson. Vice-President, Rob Rice. Secretary, Monique Fredericks - Douville. Treasurer, Candace Yazzie.

Celebrate Homecoming at CU-Boulder, Friday, October 16, 2015, Buff Bash and Homecoming Stampede Parade and Pep Rally, 5:00 p.m. at the Lazy Dog, Pearl Street Mall, Boulder, CO for the Alumni Association specials and complimentary appetizers. Saturday, October 17, 2015, Park at NARF and walk over to Benson Field to Ralphie’s Corral, (south of the Benson Earth Sciences Building) by Folsom Field to relax before the game. It starts 3 hours before kickoff. Cheer the Buffs before the game and at Folsom Field. CU vs. Arizona Football Game. Kickoff time to be announced. Get your ticket with the American Indian Alumni for $25. Register for the events at

The Native Arts Department at the Denver Art Museum Cordially Invites You and Your Family To Attend a Special Brunch Reception for the local Native community and an opportunity to the DAM’s Exciting New Exhibition Super Indian Fritz Scholder 1967 – 1980, Sunday, October 18, 2015. From 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Frederic C. Hamilton Building, in the Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Avenue Parkway. Please RSVP by October 8, 2015, to

Free Days at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in 2015, Monday, October 19, November 9, 2015. DMNS is located at 2001 Colorado Boulevard; in Denver, CO. Free days are for CO residents only. A fee applies to IMAX and planetarium shows. Look at for more information. I will be one of the volunteers at the Scavenger Hunt Cart on the second floor on Monday, October 19, 2015, from 10:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. come and see me. It’s a free day!

CU Visiting Artist Program presents Noelle Jakeman, Tuesday, October 20. 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the VAC 1B20, on the CU-Boulder campus, in Boulder, CO. Contact Rebekah HorseChief, CNAIS Program Coordinator, at (303) 492-5431 for more information.

Center of American West Modern Indian Identity Series CIPX –The Critical Indigenous Exchange Featuring Dine’ Photographer, Will Wilson, Monday, October 26, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at Hale 270, on the CU Boulder Campus, in Boulder, CO 80309. For more information, please visit http://WWW.CENTERWEST.ORG or call (303) 492-4879 for more information.

Boulder Valley School District Indian Parent Meeting, Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location TBA. Halloween Costume Contest & Party will be held in conjunction with the AIPC monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2015. There will be prizes for costumes. Hope to see you there! Contact Monique Douville, IPC Secretary at for the agenda items and for questions.

33rd Annual CSU AISES Powwow, Saturday, October 31, 2015, at the Lory Student Center, Colorado State University, at Fort Collins, CO. Call the NACC Office at (970) 491-1332 for more information.

Career Workshop for Federal Employment, Tuesday, November 3, 2015, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO 80219. Bring your resume. Contact Eileen Masquat at or the SAIGE Contact: DJ Lente-Watts,

Native American Rights Fund 45th Anniversary Events, Thursday, November 5, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Continuing Education Event will be held at Wittemeyer Courtroom at CU Law, in Boulder, CO. Thursday, November 5, 2015, with doors open at 6:30 p.m. Indigenous will be with the Otis Taylor Band for a Benefit Concert at the at the Dazzle Jazz Restaurant & Lounge, 930 Lincoln Street, in Denver, CO. Tickets are $45.00 Additional donation amount will be accepted. Friday, November 6, 2015, the Gala Dinner with silent and live auctions will take place at the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, in Denver, CO from 6:00-9:30 p.m. Look at the Native American Rights Fund website call (303) 447-8760 or visit the NARF 25th Anniversary Powwow facebook event page for more information.

Tribe Called Red Concert, Friday, November 6, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at CU-Boulder, Glenn Miller Ballroom, Broadway & Euclid, in Boulder, CO. CU students are free. Public admission fee is $20.

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum, Saturday, November 7, December 5, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway, in Denver, CO. Free general admission tickets are available to Colorado residents on Martin Plaza. Look at or call (720) 865-5000 for more information.

Native American Rights Fund 45th Anniversary Celebration Powwow, Saturday, November 7, 2015, at the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver, CO 80302. Gourd dancing from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Grand entries at 1:00 & 7:00 p.m. Supper break at 5:00 p.m. NARF Special - 7:00 p.m. Ends at 11:00 p.m. Vendor tables will be available at $25 a table. Contact Jennifer Redbone at (303) 447-8760 or email for more powwow and vendor information. Please visit the NARF 25th Anniversary Powwow facebook event page for more information.

Free Days at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in 2015, Monday, November 9, 2015. DMNS is located at 2001 Colorado Boulevard; in Denver, CO. Free days are for CO residents only. A fee applies to IMAX and planetarium shows. Look at for more information. 

Indigenous Films at the Museum of Nature & Science Features TBA, Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at the Doors open at 6:00 p.m. film starts at 6:30 p.m. with a Q & A to follow. It is being held monthly at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Phipps IMAX Theater, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205. Enter on the East entrance. Suggested donation $5 (no one turned away). The film is: TBA. Following the film, there will be a Q & A with members of the Denver American Indian Commission.

In 2015, the monthly Indigenous Film series will present film and discussion the Second Wednesday of the month at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80204. The International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management and the Denver American Indian Commission is pleased to present another year of the Indigenous Film 2015@ the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, a monthly Indigenous film series. Contact the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, 444 South Emerson Street, in Denver, CO 80209. Call Jeanne Rubin at (303) 744-9686 for more information.

Cafe' Cultura Open Mic, Friday, November 13, 2015, 7:00 p.m., at the Denver Inner City Parrish/La Academia 9th & Galapago Street, in Denver, CO. Doors open and Marketplace with vendors at 7:00. Show starts at 7:45 -10:00 p.m. Featuring: TBA & Vaniesha Egypt (Biomedical Science major at CSU). Community Feature: TBA Live Art Feature: Matt Barkhausen. $3 donation. (No one is turned away). Come express yourself creatively or just chill out with your people. Marketplace w/vendors, art & food at 6:30 p.m. Open Mic starts at 7:00 p.m. Native Hip Hop.

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

2015 American Indian Achievement Awards Gala, Saturday, November 14, 2015, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Marriott DTC, 4900 S. Syracuse Street, in Denver, CO. VIP reception 6:00-7:00 p.m. Dinner and entertainment: 7:00-9:00 p.m. RMICC 2015 American Indian Achievement Emcee is Jeremiah Bitsui. 2015 AIAA Comedian is Larry Omaha. 2015 AIAA Guest of Honor is William Mendoza. The RMICC American Indian Achievement Awards Gala features a silent auction and raffle to raise funds for future Galas. Entertainment and business contracts will be available to network. The event is to honor & recognize American Indian Professionals, Businesses & American Indian students. Register at and call (303) 629-0102 for more information.

26th Annual Christmas Bazaar, Saturday, December 5, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Hillcrest Church, 3000 S. Race Street, Denver, CO. Mutton stew & fry bread, Indian Tacos, Baked Goods, roast mutton, Native Arts & Crafts, Silver/Turquoise Jewelry & Beadwork. Vendor info: (720) 270-3480. For printable flier go to

7th Annual Powwow & College Fair, Saturday. January 16, 2016, at the Century Middle School, 13000 Lafayette Street, in Thornton, CO 80241. Head staff: TBA Colleges Attending: TBA. Contact Phil Gover (720) 972-5897 for more information.

                                                            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.

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

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

There is a facebook page for Adams 12 AIPAC has a facebook page for their activities.

Jeffco Indian Education, The mission of Indian Education is to meet the unique educationally and culturally related academic needs of eligible American Indian students enrolled in Jefferson County Public Schools, Office of Student Engagement, Jeffco Indian Education Program. The Title VII Indian Education Program offerings include: Community Liaison Service, Dropout Prevention & Credit Recovery Support, Educational Intervention, Parent Involvement, Parent & Student Advocacy, Cultural Support & Services, and Resource Development for Schools, Resource Referral, HS & Middle School mentoring, Scholarship Information, Jefferson County Summer School scholarships.

The parent or guardian must obtain and complete a 506 form that is then filed with the Jeffco Indian Education Program. This form will remain valid the entire time your child is in Jeffco Public Schools. Call Leroy Saiz, Interim Program Coordinator at  (303) 982-6549, email him at for more information.

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

Boulder Valley School District Title VII Indian Education, Yvette Salas, (720) 561-5296, Yvette. is identifying American Indian students. Her Office hours: 8:30 -9:30 a.m. M. T, TH, F. Let Yvette know if your student needs a tutor. Tutors are needed at the elementary and mid-school levels. Look at the website at

Congrats to the 2015-16 Indian Parent Advisory Council, Chair – Manda Robertson. Vice-President – Rob Rice, Secretary - Monique Fredericks - Douville. Treasurer – Candace Yazzie. They will be having a By-Laws & Charter redrafting meeting, Monday, October 12, 2015, at the BVSD Ed Center, 6500 Arapahoe Road, in Boulder, CO 80301 in the Eldora Room. Everyone is encouraged to help with this important task. Their next scheduled meeting is Tuesday, October 27 2015, at 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location TBA. Halloween Costume Contest & Party will be held in conjunction with the AIPC monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2015. There will be prizes for costumes. Hope to see you there!

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

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

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

It is their hope that As/Us will be a convergence of international voices that speak to both diverse and shared experiences of international women of color and tribal women. You can support their issues by purchasing them, Contact Tanaya on her facebook page for more information.

11th Anniversary Showcase & Fundraiser, Friday, October 9, 2015, at the Denver Inner City Parrish/La Academia (9th & Galapago Street), in Denver, CO. Doors open with Marketplace and vendors from 7:00. Show starts at 7:45 -10:00 p.m. Featuring: Tall Paul. Tanaya Winder will be having a book launch. Community Feature: TBA Live Art Feature: TBA $3 donation. (No one is turned away). Come express yourself creatively or just chill out with your people. Marketplace w/vendors, art & food at 6:30 p.m. Open Mic starts at 7:00 p.m. Native Hip Hop.

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

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

                                            PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

AlterNative Voices Program has ended since Susie death but Native Programming has not ended for that time slot on Sundays, at 7:00 a.m.

Tune into the new Native radio program called: 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 Codid. 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.

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. Their Internet is working and you can get them on line at is a website for Native Music.

Tune into Navajo Nation radio on-line at

Native Dance Practice for the Medicine Heart Dancers, Mondays from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Four Winds, 5th & Bannock, in Denver, CO. everyone is welcome! Please bring your favorite dish or drinks for potluck. Contact Michelle Perez, Executive Director, The Medicine Heart Dancers (720) 837-5461.

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Talking Circles: Provides connection to culture and healthy living to Native Americans experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. The Native American Services are not an emergency program.

Co-Ed Talking Circle: Mondays: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 2100 Broadway, in Denver, CO. (Old Stout Street Clinic) Lunch served. Nicole Miera, Case Manager and Patient Navigator, (303) 332-9813 with any questions or concerns.

Women's Talking Circle, Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 1535 High Street, (Colfax & High Street), in Denver, CO. All Indigenous women are welcome! Lunch is included. Call Petra Ulrych, Case Manager and Program Manager at (303) 312-9822 with any questions or concerns.

The Talking Circle, Fridays - 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, 2100 Broadway downtown Denver, CO. Breakfast is served. The Talking Circle is a safe place to meet and talk about alcoholism, addiction, homelessness, or any other concerns you may have. Call RoSean Howard, Case Manager and Patient Navigator, at (303) 312-9812, email with any questions or concerns.

The Camp Crier's website is:

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

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.

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

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

Attention all Fort Peck Nakota, the new website for the General Counsel is located at 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

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

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. John Gibbons (303) 274-7729. Deacon Bill Stow, (303) 868-2780.

Denver Christian Indian Center - service - every Sunday, 11:30 a.m. at 3000 South Race Street, Denver, CO 80210. October 11, 2015, 9:30 a.m. Combine service with Hillcrest Christian Church upstairs. October 18 & 25 will feature Richard Silversmith at 11:30 a.m. Coffee & Fellowship downstairs 12:00 p.m.  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.

Colorado Cherokee Meeting TBA at Highland's United Methodist Church, 32nd and Osceola Street, in Denver, CO 80212 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Potluck. Bring food to share. Email: Website:

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

Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219

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

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

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

Look at DIC, Inc. Youth Programs at to see the after school activities.

Homework Club, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, from 4-6 p.m. Tutors are needed for middle and high school students to tutor Reading, Math, English and Science. Must be 16 or older with a GPA pf 2.0. All tutors will be paid a stipend for tutoring. Please call (303) 936-2688 and let them know you are interested in tutoring. Someone will call you back.

Keeping Fit: DICI Athletics focuses on the skills and drills of basketball, Monday & Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Open gym for adults and teens on Sundays from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Open gym Monday & Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m.. Thursdays are Teen Open Gym Basketball from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Open gym for all ages volleyball on Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

DIC Youth Powwow Class on Wednesdays. Celebrate Native culture and join them from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. All drums & dancers are welcome! Class Program: 6:00 p.m. Potluck. Main dish provided. Drum & Dance Program. Children under 8 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.  Contact Debra Preston at (303) 936-2688 for more information.

Legal Clinic at the Denver Indian Center, The Clinic takes place at DIC on the First Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Upcoming clinic dates include: October 7, November 4, December 2, 2105. Contact Dianne Van Voorhees at Metro Volunteer Lawyers at (303) 866-9378 or diannev@denbar if you have any questions.

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

Denver Indian Health & Family Services is located at 1633 Fillmore Street, Ground level, in Suite GL-1 for the clinic, in Denver, CO 80206. (Between Colfax and 17th, just east of East High School and south of City Park). Fork 'n Road Weight Management Program Fall 2015 Schedule Tuesdays, 10-6 to 11-17-2015. Call at (303) 953-6604 to sign up for 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or the 4:00-6:30 p.m. time slot.

Chris Willis: Diabetic Prevention Specialist who has extended hours on Tuesday-Friday. Hours vary for fitness training on the machines.

DIHFS Dental clinic has expanded accepting children and Medicaid & CHP + (two week waiting list for appointment) Volunteer dentist is there Tuesday & Wednesday. Dental Hygienists are there on M W F. Call them at (303) 953-6601 to make an appointment.

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

Denver Indian Family Resource Center (DIFRC), 7596 W. Jewell Avenue, Suite 305, Lakewood, CO 80232. Call the main number at (720)-500-1020 for support, referrals and Indian Child Welfare Advocacy for families that are involved with county departments of social services. Please call if you have questions on child welfare issues. DIFRC's website is and their facebook page is!/DenverIndianFamilyResourceCenter/

Following are programs within DIFRC. Contact them about their 2015 Program Services

Indian Child Welfare Program: Call (720) 500-1020

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

Healthy Living Programs: (720) 500-1005

Cooking Matters Classes with DIFRC and the Denver Indian Center for the American Indian Community, Saturdays, TBA. Pre-registration is required! Classes will be held at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, in Denver, CO. Class participation is required for all six weeks and class size is limited to 15 participants. Bus coupons available upon request. They have added an American Indian Adult Class, starting Mondays, TBA from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Call  (720) 500-1006  to pre-register and/or for more information. 

American Indian Nurturing Skills for Families. Wednesdays, 5:00-7:30 p.m. A free 15 week class for parents & children!  Nurturing Skills for families is designed to strengthening families. Classes are offered at no cost to participants. Classes are intended for both parents and children between the ages of 6-12. Teen Life Skills will be offered for ages 13-18. Childcare is provided for children under 5. Participants will enjoy a nutritious meal together. Bus tickets are available for transportation assistance Call (720) 500-1020 for more information and to set an intake appointment.

Become a Foster Parent and learn how you can help keep Native Children Connected to their Culture by Attending a Meeting About Foster and Adoptive care in Denver County. Meetings are held from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. at DDHS Castro Building (Room 1017), 1200 Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO 80204. Meeting date is the First Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, call Denver Human Services at (720) 944-4000.

ZUMBA at Four Winds, M-W-F from 5:30-6:30 p.m., 201 W.5th Avenue, (5th & Bannock), in Denver, CO. All levels are welcome! Adults/Children/ Men/Women. $5 for the class. Claudia Alejandra Lopez is the licensed Zumba Instructor. For more information, call/email her at (720) 499-7743 or .

Native American Cancer Research (NACR), Native American Cancer Research. Phone number is (303) 975-2449. They are currently referring women for mammograms and pap tests, conducting educational sessions and providing support to American Indian cancer survivors. Please, call their office if you need a cancer screening or if you need information about other services. They all work from home.

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

Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers, You can get their CD's by looking at Gary's website at or his facebook page. His mailing address is Gary Farmer, P.O. Box 31096, Santa Fe, NM 87594.  For booking information call John at (505) 362-9087 or Gary at (505) 629-6580. They are now on tour.

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

Blackfire's website is

Chase Manhattan's website for Native Hip Hop is He has a face book page.

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

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

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

Colorado Directory of American Indian Resources, They are updating the Resource Directory so call to update your information for the 2015 on-line edition. Look at it on-line at or call Ernest House Jr., at (303) 866- 5470 for more information.

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

                                            Job Announcements

Research Assistant and Development Assistant, at the American Indian College Fund. These positions support the work of the American Indian College Fund. To Apply: If interested, please send a letter of interest, current résumé, and salary requirements/history (with Word or PDF documents, combined in one attachment, and in the subject line, list your name and the Name of the position you are applying for), to Human Resources at Positions. Open until filled. All requested information and documents required.

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.

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, Matt Barkhausen has a business that does graphic design. He did t-shirts for the 2015 All West Basketball Classic that looked great! Call Matt at (720) 297-8290 cell. Email:

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. Ben Jacobs and Matt Chandra own it. The Metro location is: 3536 W. 44th Avenue (44th and Lowell), in Denver, CO. Call (720) 524-8282 for takeout and look at their face book page for more information.

Tocabe Native American Eatery has a new location: 8181 E. Arapahoe Road Unit C, Greenwood Village, CO. 80112 (720) 485-6738 and look at

Tocabe's episode on the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives was on September 12, 2011. Guy Fieri, host of Triple D and his team were in Denver in November 2010 and spent several days filming at the restaurant. All those days have been edited down to a 6-minute segment highlighting Tocabe’s wonderful food. The episode is titled Grillin and Smokin and will feature their awesome Buffalo ribs plus other items from the menu. Check them out at 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

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

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

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

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

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 or (720) 287-1590 for more information.

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

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

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

Nakota Designs, Inc./STRONGHOLD SOCIETY is owned by Walt & Allison Pourier, 2022 E. 134th Way, in Thornton, CO 80241. Look at their website at 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. The Skate Celebration is July 2015.

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.

Smith, Shellenburger and Salazar, LLC, located at 14694 Orchard Parkway, Suite A-210, Westminster, CO 80023. The Attorneys, Smith, Shellenburger and Salazar are experienced in working with Native Nations and specialize in the practice of Federal Indian Law. They also represent private individuals in matters of family law, contracts, criminal cases and some unemployment cases. Contact Keith Smith at (303) 255-3588 for more information. The fax is (303) 255-3677. You can also look at their website at 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. Look at their website at If you look on her website you can listen to Love Came to Rescue Me. To book them you can send an email to or call (505) 261-5014.

Rose Red Elk aka Red Feather Woman's website is look at it for her concert schedule and how to order her CD's as well as her dream catchers. Contact her at Her Cd 'Keeper of the Dreams' won a Best Folk Recording from the Native American Music Awards.

Native American Natural Foods, located at 287 Water Tower Road, Kyle, SD 57752. Based on Wasna, a traditional Lakota dish using fruits and herbs to preserve buffalo meat. Tanka products are real food for real people. All Tanka products made with 100% natural buffalo and cranberries. Tanka sticks also have wild rice. The products are Tanka Bars, Tanka Bites, and Tanka Wild Rice sticks And come in two flavors: Traditional and Spicy Pepper Blend. You can order yours on line at 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!

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

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

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