Indian Voices Newsletter
Happenings in the Indian World

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Congratulations! Congrats to Cary Morin for receiving a 2018 National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts & Cultures Foundation for Music. Congrats to the American Indian College Fund! The NEA Foundation presented the American Indian College Fund with its First National Bank of Omaha Award for Outstanding Service to Public Education on February 9, 2018. Congrats to you all! (Send me your accomplishments & honors).

Happy birthday to People Born in April! To Nicole Adams, Virginia Allrunner, Jace Artichoker, Sidney Bad Moccasin III, Della Bad Wound, Ray Bark, Lyndsey Bax, Leo Begay, Mniluzahe Berg, Elaine Bomberry, Brian Bull, Charlie Cambridge, Gareth & Ruth Cameron, Miguel Chavez-Eagle, Misun Clairmont, Melissa Clyde, Enrique JoseKuahti-Contreras, Daniel Cordalis, Pearline Cuny, Amy Echo-Hawk, Jaison Elkins, Geneva Emhoolah, Andrew Garry, Ralph Gutierrez, Brett Harper, Niabi Hart, Sharri Hill-Bennett, Margaret Hiza, Gwen Holmes, Sasha Hoskie, Carrie Howell, George E. Howell Jr., Kristen Howell, Amanda Johns, Arturo Jimenez, Matene Jerome, Jessie Mackie, Rita Montour, Kelsi LuBeth Monroe, Jennifer Mitts, Laura Naranjo, Angelica Lawson, Jackie Old Coyote Logan, Cate Marsden-Hannah, Cheyenne McAllister, George Palfy, Allison, Danielle & Leala Pourier, Aspen Rendon, Cynthia Rouillard, Jeanne Rubin, Saydie Sago, Felix Sanchez, Kevin & Thelma Shendo, Tate Shibles, Jennie Singer, Darius Lee Smith, Amy Simmons, Arigon Starr, Theresa Swimmer, Rick Two Dogs, Jade Walker, Jennifer Williams, Lisa Yellow Eagle and Susan Yellow Horse (in the spirit world) and anyone else having an April birthday! (I need April birthdays!)

Happy birthday to People Born in March! To Cathy Abeita, Joshua & Owen Anderson, Bellerena “Billie” Begaii, Nicole Bering, Terri Bissonette, Mary Bowannie, Joy Brewer, Bernice Bull Bear, Martha Burnside, Tom Cain, Lisa Calderon, Matthew Campbell, Jeremy Charlie, Ezekiel Chase Clairmont-Torres, Jesse James Clairmont, Natasha Clairmont, Waska Wanji Clairmont, Cheryl Cozad, Ara Cruz, Gregg Deal, Malici Delgado, Barbara Dullknife, Jerry Fills Pipe, Winona Flying Earth, Rio Frazier, Rosemary Halsey, Tom Haukaas, Paul Heinert, Robbyn Hickman, Carla Hollow Horn, Ernest House Jr., Myreen Iron Cloud, Chase Iron Eyes, Pearl Ironshell, DelMarie Killsinwater, Elizabeth Kingi, Kimora Lee, Craig Lyons, Anile Adair Locust, Solicia Lopez, Cheryl Lucero, Justine and Kasandra Madrid, Elizabeth Moore, Tanna Morin, Sky Roosevelt Morris, Mary Mousseau, Christina Narvaez, Victoria Nevarez, Hannah Ortegon, Shayna Penner, Michael Price, Terri Rattler, Gary Red Willow, Patrick Roberts, Tiana Roberts, Jackie Robinson, Madonna Rogers, Michael Roy, Sabrina Roy, Sue Savage, Michelle Schenandoah, Quanah Spencer, Vicky Stott, Angie Stover, Stephanie Smith, Patty Talahongva, Rosalie Tallbull, Harriett Teller, Ronalda Warito-Tome, Terra Trujillo, Jokiah Waters, Jennifer Wolf, Wanda Wolf, Ida Williams, Teresa Marie Williams, Marsha Whiting, Sage Yardley, Jesse Yellow Cloud and anyone else having a March birthday! 

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 Ben Sherman, Thompson Williams and for Joanne Shenandoah who still needs a liver transplant 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 the winter months. We will never forget them! Pray for anyone else needing Prayers at this time!

Heartfelt Sympathy! To Ginnie Duran and family for the death of her father in March 2018. To the family of Reeta Flammond who died in February 2018. To the family of Margaret Red Shirt Tyon, who died in February 2018, especially to her daughter, Gracie Red Shirt Tyon and family and friends. To the family of Miles Allard, who died in February 2018, especially his wife, LaDonna Allard and his children and many friends. To the family of Keiko Broken Leg-Kinn who died December 29, 2017, especially her husband, Gordon Kinn and sister Dorothy Broken Leg Kinn and her brother, Ron Broken Leg. To the family of Betty Two Bulls Sanders, especially Dave & Dan Sanders whose beloved mother died October 29, 2017. To Sidney Jr., Kenneth & Marsha Whiting, and family for the death of their beloved relative, Karen Whiting, who made her journey in October 2017. To the many people who have made their journey this past fall, 2017 and winter, 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).   

Indigenous Films & Arts Festival- Our Children Our Future Wednesday, April 11, May 9, 2018, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Phillips IMAX Theatre, 2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO 80205. Enter on the East entrance. Our Children Our Future is a program in recognition of Child Abuse prevention month. 4 films will be shown. El Camino es Largo, Sunday Fun Day, Tama, & Susto. The director of Susto, Pearl Marie Salas will lead a post screening discussion with the audience. Special thanks to series sponsor Mile High Behavioral Healthcare. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. film starts at 6:30 p.m. with a Q & A to follow. Free admission. $5 donation suggested. Schedule updates at http://www.iiirm.org Look at their page - Facebook/Indigenous Film & Arts Festival or email film@iiirm.org or call Jeanne Rubin at the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management (303) 744-9686 for more information.

AICF 2018 Flame of Hope Gala, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, In NYC, NY. Cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Entertainment with Rita Coolidge. Adrian Wall will also be performing. Look at http://www.collegefund.org for information.

Indian Taco and Frybread Sale at Denver Indian Center, Friday, April 13, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219. Enter through side gym doors. Indian Tacos-$5. Frybread $3. Soda, coffee, water FREE with purchase. Look at http://www.denverindiancenter.org for more information. Come visit and say hello to the staff and enjoy an Indian Taco or frybread!

CNAIS Brown Bag Lunch Series: Tiara Na’puti Research Talk, Friday, April 13, 2018, 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) Cottage, Bring your lunch and listen to Tiara Na’puti from the CU Department of Communication is doing a research talk about Pacific Communication Circuits: Navigating Indigenous Issues in Oceania. Light refreshments will be served, please feel free to bring your lunch! For additional information about CNAIS and this event, please visit the website at https://www.colorado.edu/cnais/ or contact Cibonet Salazar at (303) 447-8830. Sponsored by the Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) at CU-Boulder.

54th Annual Hozhoni Days Powwow, Friday-Saturday, April 13-14, 2018, at Fort Lewis College, Whalen Gym, Durango, Colorado.

Cafe' Cultura Open Mike, Friday, April 13, 2018, at 910 Galapago Street, in Denver, CO. Doors open and Marketplace with vendors at 7:00 p.m. Show starts at 7:45 p.m. Featured Performers: Suzi Q Smith and reMARKable Community Feature: Black Lives Matter 5280 Art: By Natie Hosted by Diego Florez.  $3-5 comes express yourself creatively or just chill out with your people. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with Art, food, Door Prizes and silent auction. Show Starts at 7:45 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. info@cafecultura.org (720) 460-9203 and look at http://www.cafecultura.org or http://www.facebook.com/cafecultura to see videos of the artists.

Native Food Concession-DPS East, George Washington and Lincoln Native High School Student Fundraiser for ‘18 Dance To Your Future Powwow, College Fair, Community Feed and Art Show, Saturday, April 14, 2018, Christian Indian Center, @Hillcrest CRC Church, 3000 Race Street, (East of S. Downing Street & South of East Yale Avenue), Denver, CO. Concession is cash & check ONLY. NO credit cards! Native Arts & Crafts. Silver/Turquoise Jewelry. Beadwork. Baked Goods. Indian Tacos. Mutton Stew. And Frybread. Vendor info: (720) 270-3480. Concession information: (303) 733-3693.

ACT Human Rights Film Festival Presents the Film RUMBLE with Pura Fe & Cary Morin Performing at the Reception, Saturday, April 14, 2018, at CSU, Lory Student Center Theatre, Fort Collins, CO. 6:30 p.m. screening with a Q & A with the Executive Producer: Stevie Salas & Christina Fon. Musicians Pura Fe & Cary Morin will perform at the closing reception to follow at 9:00 p.m. No late seating once the feature film has begun. Tickets are $10, $5 students. Look at http://actfilmfest.colostate.edu/films/rumble-indians-rocked-world/ to purchase your tickets.

American Indian Academy of Denver Needs the Native Community to Show Support at the DPS Board of Education Sponsored Events, Monday, April 16, 2018, at Doull Elementary Cafeteria, 2520 S. Utica Street, Denver, CO 80219. Thursday, April 19, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Barnum Elementary Cafeteria, 85 Hooker Street, Denver, CO 80219. DPS Board of Education New Schools Presentation with public comment: Thursday, May 10, 2018, Thursday, May 10, 2018, 1860 Lincoln, Denver, CO. FREE AIAD t-shirt for everyone who comes out to support AIAD@ the DPS community events. Contact AIAD at info@americanindianacademy.org and look at http://www.americanindianacademy.org for more information.

Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce Webinar Series, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 p.m. Webinar: Bitcoin Crypto currency Blockchain. Presented by Martin Glastetter, M Power. Look at http://www.rmicc.org for more information about how to join via Goggle meet via Chrome Browser or via cell app.

Open House – Honoring Our Past Present and Future for the Denver Indian Health & Family Services, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Denver Indian Health & Family Services Inc. 2880 West Holden Place, Denver, CO 80204. Look at http://dihfs.org for more information.

American Indian Parent Committee of BVSD Potluck Meeting, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. It is being held at the Lafayette Elementary School in the Library, 101 N. Bermont Avenue, Lafayette, CO 80026, it will be potluck style so please bring food and drinks to share. Meetings are typically held once a month. Feel free to view/like the facebook page: American Indian Parent Committee of BVSD. Bring your creative ideas to discuss the end of the year cookout gathering and the celebration of our 2018 seniors! You can also look at their website: http://www.bvsd.org/Americanindianeducation/pages/welcome.aspx

Elders Potluck Lunches, Thursdays, April 19, May 17, 2018, at noon-2:00 p.m. Please bring food and drinks to share. (303) 936-2688 for questions. They will be held once a month during the spring and twice a month during the summer.

CNAIS Featured Lecture: Indigenous Ecocinema: Decolonizing Media Landscapes, Thursday, April 19, 2018, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Eaton Humanities 250, on the CU-Boulder campus, by Old Main and Norlin Library, Boulder, CO 80309. Salma Monani, CNAIS Visiting Fellow and Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Gettysburg College and CNAIS Visiting Scholar will be giving the lecture. For additional information about CNAIS and this event, please visit the website at https://www.colorado.edu/cnais/ or contact Cibonet Salazar at (303) 447-8830. Sponsored by the Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) at CU-Boulder.

Spirit of the Sun is having a Fundraiser at Chipotle, Sunday, April 22, 2018, from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Bring in the flier or let the cashier know you’re supporting the cause for Spirit of the Sun.  

Protect and Provide Event at DIC for the April National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219. Food served at the event. The first 20 participants to pre-register for the workshop will receive a free package of diapers. Special Guest speakers will talk about Parenting, Child Development, etc. Call Drew to register at (303) 936-2688 ext. 219. Look at http://www.denverindiancenter.org for more information.

Gathering of Nations Powwow, Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28, 2018, on the Powwow Grounds at Tingley Coliseum/Expo NM, Albuquerque, NM. Grand entries: Friday, April 27, 2017, noon & 7 pm. Saturday, April 28, 2017, noon & 6 p.m. Tickets are available at http://www.gatheringofnations.com and sold at the door. One day admission: 19/Two Day $38.

Indigenous To Perform in Denver, Sunday, April 29, 2018. At the Oriental Theatre, Denver, CO.

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum, Saturdays, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1, 2018, 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.

Dance to the Future Powwow, College Fair and Community Feed, Saturday, May 5, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Tallbull Memorial Grounds, 8682 N. Daniels Park Road, Sedalia, CO 80135. This is a Denver Public Schools Student Organized Free Community Event! College Fair from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Community Feed with frybread at 4:00 p.m. Please bring your own chairs. No ATM. Please bring cash for Vendors. Food booth & Raffle items Questions? Art Show: dtyfuture2018@gmail.com Vendor: dancetoyourfuture@gmail.com College Fair: camilya.ibanez02@gmail.com General information: Chenoa Crowshoe-Patterson at chenoa_patterson@dpsk12.org or call (720) 423-2379. Community Feed: joi at joilynch1@gmail.com or Darrick Silversmith at (720) 778-6885. You can also look at Dance To Your Future Powwow facebook page and at the NASSP website at http://indianeducation.dpsk12.org

Indigenous Films & Arts, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Phillips IMX Theatre, 2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO 80205. Enter on the East entrance. Film to be featured: Weaving Worlds an encore presentation with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science Exploration of Navajo Weaving. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. film starts at 6:30 p.m. with a Q & A to follow. Free admission. $5 donation suggested. Schedule updates at http://www.iiirm.org Look at their page - Facebook/Indigenous Film & Arts Festival or email film@iiirm.org or call Jeanne Rubin at the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management (303) 744-9686 for more information.

Denver Center International School-Baker Student Powwow, Friday, May 11, 2018, from 2:00-6:00 p.m. DCIS Baker Courtyard, 574 W. 6th, Denver, CO 80204. Free to the public! All Drums are welcome! Games. Prizes. Food. Drinks and Fun! You can call (720) 423-9102 between 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for more information.

Native Student Alliance Presents 8th Annual DU New Beginnings Powwow, Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the University of Denver, Magness Arena, 2250 E. Jewell Denver, CO. 80210.Vendor contact: Alyssa Willie, (863) 634-2876. Vendors must pay cash/venom/credit card. FREE Admission! Volunteer information contact is Stevie Lee, (505) 269-4761 or stevieroselee@hotmail.com Director: Viki Eagle (720) 935-6168 is the contact for powwow. You can also get more info at http://www.DU.EDU/POWWOW

Elders Potluck Lunches, Thursday, May 17, 2018, at noon-2:00 p.m. Please bring food and drinks to share. (303) 936-2688 for questions. They will be held once a month during the spring and twice a month during the summer.

Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce Webinar Series, Wednesday, May 18, 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 p.m. Webinar: Ben Jacobs from Tocabe will be speaking about: Business Development for Native American Businesses. Look at http://www.rmicc.org for more information about how to join via Goggle meet via Chrome Browser or via cell app.

18th Annual Indian Market and Contest Powwow, Saturday-Sunday, June 2 & 3, 2018, on the grounds of the historic Fort! 19192 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on both days. Grand entry at 12:00 p.m. Adult admission-$5 Children under 12 - FREE. Free admission to Registered Dancers & Singers. Dancer & Drum registration: Opens at 10:00 a.m. Closes at 1:00 p.m. bring your own chairs (including singers & shade). PA system provided. Free Parking. Call John Emhoolah at (303) 650-4830 for powwow information. Event info Call Tesoro Cultural Center at (303) 839-1671 or visit the website at http://www.TesoroCulturalCenter.org this is a family event. Everyone is welcome! 

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum, Saturdays, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1, 2018, 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.

2018 Run for the Stronghold Hypertension Symposium, Saturday, June 9, 2018, 1 hour Individual Challenge. Denver’s North High School Track, Denver, CO. More information to be announced.

Society of American Indian Government Employees 15th Annual National Training Program "Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience," Monday-Thursday, June 11-14, 2018, at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay, WI owned and operated by the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin. The training provides forums on the most current issues, opportunities and challenges facing American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) government employees and the tribal nations they serve. Online registration is available at https://www.eiseverywhere.com/saige2018 Early bird registration is open until April 25, 2018.

SAIGE hosts an all expense paid American Indian Youth Track designed to develop AI/AN college students into the next generation of leaders and introduce them to prosperous and fulfilling career paths in Government. Youth Scholarships are limited, so students are encouraged to apply by the deadline on April 30, 2018. Applications may be found on the SAIGE website at https://saige.org/youth-track-news/ Contact JoAnn Brant Youth Program Coordinator at (202) 564-0375 for questions. For sponsorship information contact partnerships@saige.org online registration is available at http Check the website at https://saige.org for Updates.

                                                            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.org Adams 12 Five Star website https://www.adams12.org/programs/native-education-title-vii 

AIPAC (Indian Parent Committee) Meetings are every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6-8 p.m. at the Adams 12 Five Star Administration Building. We 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.

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.

Indian Parent Advisory Committee Meetings are held at the Jeffco Ed, Center, 1829 Denver West Drive, Building #27, Golden, CO 80401, on Wednesdays, April 18, May 18, and June 13, 2018.

In order to receive support, a parent(s) /guardian(s) of the Native student must completely fill out a Title VII 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 Leroy.Saiz@jeffco12.co.us to get on their newsletter list and for more information.

DPS Indian Education, Students attending a DPS school receive support services from an Education Partner. East & George Washington Native Support Newsletters are written by Darrick Silversmith, Lead Education Partner. You can contact him at (720) 423-2378 or email him at darrick_silversmith@dpsk12.org to get a copy of the Native American Club and Student Volunteering Opportunities for High School Students in George Washington, East Lincoln and Emily Griffith Campus Newsletter . Chenoa Crowshoe-Patterson is the Education Partner in South, Thomas Jefferson High Schools, Hamilton Middle and Emily Griffith. You can email her at: chenoa_patterson@dpsk12.org Their High schools are having fund-raisers to raise money for the Dance to the Future 2018 Community Feed and College Fair Powwow and Art Show, May 5, 2018. You can look at http://indianeducation.dpsk12.org for the fliers.

Native Food Concession-DPS East, George Washington and Lincoln Native High School Student Fundraiser for ‘18 Dance To Your Future Powwow, College Fair, Community Feed and Art Show, Saturday, April 14, 2018, Christian Indian Center, @Hillcrest CRC Church, 3000 Race Street, (East of S. Downing Street & South of East Yale Avenue), Denver, CO. Concession is cash & check ONLY. NO credit cards! Native Arts & Crafts. Silver/Turquoise Jewelry. Beadwork. Baked Goods. Indian Tacos. Mutton Stew. And Frybread. Vendor info: (720) 270-3480. Concession information: (303) 733-3693.

Susie Mitchell, Communications & Data writes the Native American Student Support Program Newsletter for DPS Indian Education. There have been several updates that have been made o 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 pervious newsletters, scholarship information and other helpful resources like the Focus Schools (enrollment, cultural activities, and transportation). Email Susie at Susie_Mitchell@dpsk12.org (720) 423-2052 for more information.

Boulder Valley School District Title VII Indian Education, Yvette Salas, the BVSD American Indian Liaison is identifying American Indian students and having their parents fill out a Title VII 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 -9:30 a.m. M - F and 4 -5:30 p.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) 561-5296, Yvette. Salas@bvsd.org You can download the 506 form on the website http://www.bvsd.org/Americanindianeducation/pages/welcome.aspx they are looking for Native tutors.

The 2017-2018 APIC Officers of BVSD are Cita Gover (Chairperson), Tachara Salazar (Vice-Chair), Cibonet Salazar (Secretary) and Ruby Wildcat (Treasurer! Their meetings are typically held once a month. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. It is being held at the Lafayette Elementary School in the Library, 101 N. Bermont Avenue, Lafayette, CO 80026 it will be potluck style so please bring food and drinks to share. Meetings are typically held once a month. Feel free to view/like the facebook page: American Indian Parent Committee of BVSD. Bring your creative ideas to discuss the end of the year cookout gathering and the celebration of our 2018 seniors! You can also look at their website: http://www.bvsd.org/Americanindianeducation/pages/welcome.aspx

Colorado Springs Title VI Programs at School District 11, Lynda Espinoza-Ide, Director, LYNDA. ESPINOZA-IDLE@d11.org Ingrid Mobley, Administration Assistant, INGRID. MOBLEY@d11.org Contact Carolena Jackson, Program Coordinator at (719) 520-2364 to get on their newsletter list and for more information about the resources in Colorado Springs School District. The Indian Education Office at School District 11 is at 1115 N. El Paso Street, in Colorado Springs, CO 80903.

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

Cafe' Cultura Open Mike, Friday, April 13, at 910 Galapago Street, in Denver, CO. Doors open and Marketplace with vendors at 7:00 p.m. Show starts at 7:45 p.m. Featured Performers: Suzi Q Smith and reMARKable Community Feature: Black Lives Matter 5280 Art: By Natie Hosted by Diego Florez.  $3-5 comes express yourself creatively or just chill out with your people. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with Art, food, Door Prizes and silent auction. Show Starts at 7:45 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. info@cafecultura.org (720) 460-9203 and look at http://www.cafecultura.org or http://www.facebook.com/cafecultura to see videos of the artists.

Cafe' Cultura Open Mike, Friday, May 11, 2018, at 910 Galapago Street, in Denver, CO. Doors open and Marketplace with vendors at 7:00 p.m. Show starts at 7:45 p.m. Featured Performers: TBA Community Feature: TBA Art TBA $3-5 Come express yourself creatively or just chill out with your people. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with Art, food, Door Prizes and silent auction. Show Starts at 7:45 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. info@cafecultura.org (720) 460-9203 and look at http://www.cafecultura.org or http://www.facebook.com/cafecultura to see videos of the artists.

American Indian College Fund, 8333 Greenwood Blvd., Denver, CO 80221. Their phone number is (303) 426-8900. They provide college scholarships to Native students. Look at http://www.collegefund.org to apply. "Education is THE Answer", is the new saying or branding. Look at the animated beadwork in action at http://www.americanindiancollegefund.org 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 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 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 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. Their Internet is working and you can get them on line at http://www.kiliradio.org/ 

NativeRadio.com is a website for Native Music.

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

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).

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, Fridays, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, 2100 Broadway downtown 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.

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

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

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

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 for Shadana Dickerson is Shadana@rmicc.org

The Colorado Indian Education Foundation is recruiting Natives to be on their board to determine who will be receiving scholarships. To learn more about them, please visit http://www.coief.org and like their facebook page.

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.org/ 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, Christmas Toy & Food Basket Giveaway and Sweetheart Pow-Wow.

Sorry, No events will be scheduled in the Gym due to the roof leaking and because there is no heat.

Native Workforce/Career Attainment Services (CAS) - CAS Career Guidance Specialists (CGSs) provide 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. 

Lauren Garrett is the Native Workforce/Career Attainment Services Manger. Her email is lauren@denverindiancenter.org  (303) 936-2688 ext. 139.

The Denver Indian Center Inc. Honoring Fatherhood Program will be hosting Tuesday and Saturday Sessions Tuesday, January 16 – May 5, 2018, for the Tuesday program, 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. Saturday sessions begins TBA for the summer, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Saturday sessions include breakfast and lunch snack break. 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 or Saturday 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. 

Honoring Fatherhood Program is now recruiting for a Saturday session that was suppose to be starting on February 10, 2018, but the date is to be announced. Learn to parent with confidence. Providing for your family is a good thing. Childcare provided during sessions. Call the Honoring Fatherhood Program (303) 936-2688 ext. 200 or email information@denverindiancenter.org

Little Dribblers for ages 5-12. Monday and Wednesday, from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Contact Coach Manuel meh_2008_2@hotmail.com for more information.

Denver Indian Center Legal Clinic, First Wednesday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. May 2, June 6. July 11. 2018. Contact information@denbar.org or call (303) 830-8210 if you have any questions.

DIC Youth Weekly Powwow class, Thursdays, from 6-8 p.m. It starts with a potluck meal at 6:00 p.m. All drums and dancers are welcome! Contact Greg Shortman gregshortmen@q.com

Elders Potluck Lunches are Thursdays on the third week of the month at noon-2:00 p.m. April 19, May 17, 2018. Please bring food and drinks to share. (303) 936-2688 for questions. They will be held once a month during the spring and twice a month during the summer.

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. They moved with an effective change 11-17- 2017. Their website is http://www.dihfs.org Phone number is (303) 953-6600. They are looking for a Behavioral Health Director.

Diabetes Education: Diabetes Support. Mini Class + Question & Answer on Tuesdays, April 24 & May 29, 2018 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Good Path DSME Diabetes Class, Tuesdays, June 5 – 26, 2018, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Four weekly classes designed to help you build the skills and confidence you need to manage diabetes. To participate in any of the spring 2018 events, please sign-up with Sarah Hormachea RD, Certified Diabetic Educator RD CDE at (303) 953-6604 to register. Group events are limited to 15 people.

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.

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.

Denver Indian Family Resource Center (DIFRC) has moved to the old DIHFS Building, They opened their doors on Monday, January 8, 2018, and 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 Family Engagement Specialist with a MSW. To apply: Please send electronically your letter of interest and resume to apply@difrc.org Please list subject as “Family Engagement Specialist” 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

Congratulations to Kathryn Red Horse for becoming the State of Colorado Indian Child Welfare Coordinator. Ashleigh has been hired as the Director. Currently Rachel Bryan-Auker, Resource & Referral Specialist and Katie Brown, Case Management/Family Engagement Specialist as well as Verla Howell, McKenna Ganz, Melanie Archuleta is working at DIFRC. As always, the Indian Child Welfare advocacy continues. Nurturing Parenting Program will start in the next coming months! Keep an eye out for the next intake date! They are beginning to plan upcoming Culture Nights for 2018! Have a request for an activity? Want to lead a future culture night? Let them know at info@difrc.org or (303) 500-500-1020.

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

Executive Director, Denver Indian Center. Submit your cover letter & resume to information@denverindiancenter.org Look at http://www.denverindiancenter.org for complete job description. Education requirements: Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred Administration with demonstrated agency/program management experience (3-5 years in similar position) and continued professional development trends related to work responsibilities. Current /valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. A clean criminal background check. Ability to be placed on DICI insurance. Please submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Isabelle Medchill, Interim Executive Director: isabelle@denverindiancenter.org Position is “open until filled”.

Receptionist, Denver Indian Center, Denver, CO. Minimum of High School Diploma or its equivalent is required. Continued professional development to expand knowledge in order to stay current with developing trends related to work responsibilities. The receptionist is responsible for assisting community members seeking information and/or services at the DICI. Submit your cover letter & resume to information@denverindiancenter.org Look at http://www.denverindiancenter.org

Instructional Assistants, CUUB-University of Colorado (CU) Upward Bound. Must be degree seeking in or related to the field of the courses you are assisting in. Demonstrate proficiency in the content area of instruction. Enact the CUUB mission, vision, & core values throughout the summer. Contact Tanaya Winder, Director, CU Upward Bound. (303) 492-2887. Email Tanaya.Winder@colorado.edu for questions. Apply on their website at https://colorado.edu/cuub/summer-academic-institute/employment-opportunities for more information.

Family Engagement Specialist, Denver Indian Family Resource Center. To apply: Please send electronically your letter of interest and resume to apply@difrc.org Please list subject as “Family Engagement Specialist” 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.

Program Officer ECE, American Indian College Fund. Responsible for administering and managing all TCU early childhood education. To apply qualified applicants: Please send a letter of interest, salary requirements and a current resume in one combined attachment to Human Resources at applications@collegefund.org in the subject line, list your name and “Program Officer-ECE”. Look in the About Us –College Fund Career Opportunities at http://www.collegefund.org for more information.

Resource Development Manager, Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce. This position is funded by AmeriCorps VISTA. Look at http://www.rmicc.org for more information about how to apply.

Database Manager, American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) in Boulder, CO. Bachelors degree preferred. 2+ years of database management. Proficiency with Microsoft Product, specially MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with web-based applications and databases. Through understanding and sensitivity to Native history and culture and an awareness of the role and importance of Native Stem education, interested candidates must send cover letter, resume and three professional references via email to Debbie Derrberry: dderryberry@aises.org Look at https://careers.aises.org/ for information.

University of Colorado job openings at https://www.colorado.edu/hr/careers-cu-boulder they have 7 new HR Positions as a Recruiting Coordinator. 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 carrie@sevenfallsindiandancers or carriehowell7@gmail.com for booking them for a performance and for more information.

Blackfire’s website is http://www.blackfire.net/ for alternative native music

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 Winter 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 The staff includes: Michael Roberts, Raymond Foxworth, Mary Bowannie, and Ime Salazar. It is located at 2432 Main Street, 2nd floor, in Longmont, CO. (303) 774-7836. You can sign up for their newsletter and their trainings by looking at the http://www.firstnations.org/

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

Nakota Designs, Walt & Allison Pourier, 2022 E. 134th Way, in Thornton, CO 80241, own Inc./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.

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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