Honoring, Healing and Remembering
Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School
Friday, June 6th, 2016 7am-4pm
1400 W. Pickard Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858
Join us on the 82nd anniversary of the Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School closing. We recognize the suffering, strength and resilience of the children through a day of memoriam and fellowship.
RAIN OR SHINE
Open to the public Groups welcome Bring lawnchairs, lawn blankets,water bottles, umbrellas
firstname.lastname@example.org or 989.775.4734
Last years event was well attended with several hundred participants in this act of healing.
Boarding School Rememberance events are open to the public, and all groups welcomed.
Those who attended the boarding school or their family members were ecouraged to bring family photos and letters
for the Ziibiwing Center to scan and add to their boarding school archive.
2016 Schedule of Events
-Download a printable copy of the 2016 Flyer-
||Sunrise Ceremony at Mission Creek Cemetery - Steve Pego
1475 S. Bamber Road - Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
1400 W. Pickard - Mt. Pleasant, MI
(Near corner of Pickard & Crawford)
||Grand Entry & Flag Song
Welcoming all Pipe Carriers & Tribal Flag Bearers
Student Roll Call "Remembering the Deceased"
Prayer & Special Guest Speakers
Silent Auction begins
||Special Guest Speakers (continued)
||Unveiling of Beadwork - Summer Peters
||Jingle Dress Healing Dance &
Celebratory Round Dance
Welcoming all Jingle Dress Dancers
||Silent Auction ends
||Giveaway & Traveling Song