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Tribal Community Activities May 2017
4/27/2017 3:00:00 PM - Public Relations

Registration for Sasiwaans Summer School Program will be begin May 1st until May 31st. Applications are available at the Sasiwaans front office or online at


Applications for Summer Youth Workers will be available beginning May 1st at For more information please contact Louanna Bruner at (989) 775-0053.


Traditional Teachings will take place in Saganing on Wednesday, May 3rd from 11 am – 1 pm.


Be WELL Challenge Group will take place Thursday, May 4th from 12 pm – 1 pm in the Nimkee Public Health Kitchen. Contact Jayme Green for details (989) 775-4696.


Language Bingo at Andahwod Thursday, May 4th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.


2017 Annual Report Deadline is May 4th by 5 pm. Post marked forms, mail or faxes will not be accepted.


The Saginaw Chippewa/Isabella County FAN Support Group will be held Thursday, May 4th from 7 pm – 8:30 pm in the Tribal Operations Seniors Room.


Traditional Healer Donnie Dowd will be at Behavioral Health on Thursday, May 4th & 5th from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm. Please call for (989) 775-4850 for an appointment.


Ziibiwing’s 13th Annual Birthday Sale will take place Thursday, May 4th from 10 am – 6 pm and Friday, May 5th from 10 am – 8 pm. Tribal Member’s may shop early from 8 am – 10 am with Tribal ID.


Tribal Child Welfare Affidavits are due Friday, May 5th by 5:00 pm. Post marked forms, mail or faxes will not be accepted.


Design Your “Water Is Life” T-Shirt Making class at 7th Generation on Friday, May 5th from 12 pm – 2 pm. Lunch will be provided.


Ziibiwing Center’s Kids Night will take place Friday, May 5th from 6 pm – 8 pm.


Performance Circle Graduation will be held at Andahwod on Tuesday, May 9th at 6 pm.


All SCIT Tribal Member Elders from all districts can enjoy Elder’s Breakfast on Wednesday, May 10th & Wednesday, May 24th at Andahwod from 9 am to 10 am.


4th Annual Prescription Drug Drop-Off will take place at the Farmers Market Pavilion on Wednesday, May 10th from 10 am – 4 pm.


Youth Council will meet on Wednesday, May 10th & Wednesday, May 24th from 5 pm – 6 pm in the Teen Lounge/Youth Council Office located in the Tribal Gym.


Medicine Wheel Teachings will take place on Thursday, May 11th from 5 pm – 7 pm at 7th Generation.


SCA Kindergarten Roundup will take place Thursday, May 11th from 5 pm – 7:30 pm.


Anishinaabemowin Sacred Fire Lunch will be held Thursday, May 11th & Thursday, May 25th from 12 pm – 1 pm at 7th Generation Ceremonial Building.


Bird Day Celebration will take place on Saturday, May 13th at Ziibiwing 1pm – 5 pm.


Ziibiwing Collection Showing will take place Saturday, May 13th through Saturday, May 20th from 10 am – 6 pm.


Tribal Observer June issue deadline is Monday, May 15th at 5 pm.


Bingo with Friends will take place Tuesday, May 16th 10:30 am – 2 pm at the Saganing Tribal Center.


Bingo with Friends at Andahwod takes place Wednesday, May 17th from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. (BH Prevention)


The Saginaw Chippewa/Isabella County FAN Board Meeting will be held Wednesday, May 17th from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm at the Ziibiwing Cultural Center.


The Saginaw Chippewa/Isabella County FAN Monthly Forum will be held Wednesday, May 17th from 7 pm – 9 pm at the Ziibiwing Cultural Center.


Housing “Asset Building” Management will be held on Thursday, May 18th from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm at the Housing office on Broadway.


Honoring Our Water: Science and Tradition Event will take place at Chip-A-Waters Park on Sunday, May 21st 7 am – 11 am.


Hand Drum Workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 24th & Thursday, May 25th from 5 pm – 8 pm at 7th Generation.


SCA, Tribal Operations and Related Offices will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.


Re-occurring Events:


Saganing now offering In-Take and Counseling.


New Spirit Meetings are held every Sunday at Behavioral Health 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.


Women’s Traditions is held at Behavioral Health on Mondays from 5 pm to 6:30 pm.


Prevention Thru Art takes place every Monday  from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Behavioral Health. (Previously held on Thursdays as Beading Class with Alice Jo)


Euchre with Potluck takes place on Mondays 6 pm at Andahwod.


Language Drop-In takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm. For more information call ALRD at (989) 775-4110.


Struggling or need support?  Residential Treatment Center – Behavioral Health is now offering drop-in relapse prevention groups twice a week.  Mondays  -  5:30  pm to 7 pm  and  Fridays  - 11:30  am  to 1 pm.


Active Parenting Now Classes are held every Tuesday at Anishnaabeg Child and Family Services.


Performance Circle Classes are held on Tuesdays from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Ziibiwing.


Crafts with Friends will be held every Tuesday from 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the 7th Generation Building.


Anishinaabe Ogitchedaw Veterans Society meets the first Tuesday of the month in the Seniors Room of Tribal Operations from 6 pm to 8:30 pm.


Narcotics Anonymous takes place every Tuesday in the Behavioral Health Lodge from 6 pm – 8 pm.


Jewelry with Kay at Andahwod takes place the first Tuesday of month from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.


Women’s Support Group meets every third Tuesday at Behavioral Health from 5:30 pm – 7 pm.


Anishinaabemowin Learning is held every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 pm – 7 pm at the ALRD building. For more information call ALRD at (989) 775-4110.


Keyboarding and Open Lab is held on Tuesdays from 2 pm to 4 pm and Fridays from 10 am to 12 pm at the IT



Saganing now offers Auricular (Ear) Acupuncture every first and third Wednesday from 11 am – 4 pm. For more information please call (989) 775-4895.


Lunch Bunch Anishinaabemowin is held on Wednesdays from 12 noon – 1 pm at the ALRD building. For more information call (989) 775-4110.


Enjoy Open Gym on Wednesdays at the Tribal Gym from 6 pm to 9 pm.


Tai Chi classes are held on Thursdays at Andahwod. $6 per person - free for SCIT Elders.


The 7th Generation Talking Circle takes place on Thursdays  from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Elijah Elk building on the corner of Remus and Shepherd Rds.


Auricular (Ear) Acupuncture takes place every Thursday from 4 pm – 6 pm at Behavioral Health on Shepherd Road.


Rez Rock is held in the Tribal Gym every Thursday from 5:30 pm – 7 pm. Open for beginners to experienced guitar players. For more information contact David Merrill at (989) 775-4115.


Sweat Lodge at Behavioral Health 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm every first Friday of the month.


The Tribal Clerk’s Office is closed every Friday for walk in/desk services for Administrative Office Day.

2017 Annual Report Form Deadline May 4th by 5pm. Post marked forms, mail or faxes will not be accepted.


Interested individuals for the upcoming spring Lacrosse season may contact Recreation at (989) 775-4522.


Free septic & well inspections for Tribal Members who live in Indian Health Service area.  Please call (989) 775-4014 to schedule an appointment.



Report Suspicious or Criminal Activity by calling the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police Hotline at (989) 775-4775

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