Community Events December 2018
11/30/2018 8:12:00 AM
Tribal Community Activities
Gathering of Cultural Sharing takes place Saturday, December 1st at 7th Generation from 3 pm – 8 pm.
Christmas Craft Day will be held in Saganing on Tuesday, December 4th from 10 am – 1 pm.
Andahwod Sewing Extravaganza will be held Tuesday, December 4th from 1 pm – 8 pm with Potluck from 5:30 pm – 6 pm.
Youth Council will meet on Wednesday, December 5th & Wednesday, December 19th from 5 pm – 6 pm in the Recreation Teen Lounge.
Youth Basketball Open Gym takes place Wednesday, December 5th from 5:30 pm – 7 pm for 5th to 8th grade boys.
Language Bingo takes place Thursday, December 6th from 1 pm – 3 pm at Andahwod.
Saganing Trip to Down Gardens Christmas Walk will be held Thursday, December 6th from 5 pm – 9 pm.
Puzzle Night for Youth and Elders will take place at Andahwod Thursday, December 6th from 6 pm – 8 pm.
The Saginaw Chippewa/Isabella County FAN Support Group will be held Thursday, December 6th from 7 pm – 8:30 pm in the Tribal Operations Seniors Room.
Saganing Star Tree Shopping Trip will be held on Friday, December 7th from 10 am – 3 pm.
Menopause Support Group will be held on Friday, December 7th from 12 pm – 3 pm in Nimkee Public Health Kitchen.
Andahwod Holiday Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, December 8th from 9 am – 3 pm.
Saganing Kids Christmas Fun takes place Saturday, December 8th from 10 am – 1 pm.
Learn to Play Hand Games will take place at 7th Generation on Sunday, December 9th from 3 pm – 6 pm.
Recreation Reason for the Season Event will take place in the Tribal Gym Monday, December 10th from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.
Snow Shoe Workshop takes place Monday, December 10th through Friday, December 14th from 5 pm – 8 pm at 7th Generation.
Performance Circle Winter Graduation will take place at Andahwod on Tuesday, December 11th from 6 pm – 8 pm.
“Neither Wolf Nor Dog” Movie Showing will be held Tuesday, December 11th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Saganing Tribal Center.
Andahwod Christmas Brunch & Raffle Drawings take place Wednesday, December 12th from 11 am – 1pm.
Tribal Observer January Issue Deadline will be Wednesday, December 12th by 5 pm.
SCA’s Winter Program takes place Wednesday, December 12th from 6 pm – 8 pm at SECR Entertainment Hall.
Anishinaabemowin & Sacred Fire Lunch will take place at 7th Generation on Thursday, December 13th from 12 pm – 1 pm.
Ziibiwing Annual Appreciation Dinner will be held Thursday, December 13th from 6 pm – 8 pm.
Traditional Healer, Donnie Dowd, will be at Behavioral Health on Friday, December 14th from 9 am – 4 pm for Healing appointments & 5 pm – 11 pm for Sweat Lodge and Teachings. Please call (989) 775-4850 for an appointment.
Anishinaabe & Community Cultural Teaching with Gerard Sagassige takes place Friday, December 14th from 12 pm – 3 pm at 7th Generation.
Andahwod Cookie Decorating will be held Friday, December 14th from 1 pm – 3 pm.
ACFS Christmas Bazaar will be held in the Tribal Gym on Saturday, December 15th from 9 am – 2 pm.
Community Cultural Teaching will be held at Ziibiwing Saturday, December 15th from 12 pm – 5 pm.
SCA Family Christmas Extravaganza will be held at SCA on Monday, December 17th from 5 pm – 8 pm.
Name That Tune takes place at Andahwod on Tuesday, December 18th from 3 pm – 4 pm.
Traditional Energy Teachings with Bruce Elijah will take place Tuesday, December 18th from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.
Recreation Family Bingo will take place Tuesday, December 18th from 5:30 pm – 8 pm in the Tribal Gym.
The Saginaw Chippewa/Isabella County FAN Board Meeting will be held Thursday, December 20th from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm at the Ziibiwing Cultural Center.
The Saginaw Chippewa/Isabella County FAN Monthly Forum will be held Thursday, December 20th from 7 pm – 8:30 pm at the Ziibiwing Cultural Center.
Tribal Operations and Related Offices will be closed Tuesday, December 24th through Tuesday, January 1st in Observance of Christmas and the New Year Holiday.
Elder’s New Year’s Eve Balloon Drop takes place Monday, December 31st at Andahwod from 6 pm – 8 pm.
New Year’s Eve Teachings, Powwow & Feast will be held at the Tribal Gym on Monday, December 31st from 6 pm – 1 am.
New Spirit Meetings are held every Sunday at Behavioral Health 4 pm – 5 pm.
Bingo with Friends takes place the 2nd Monday of each month from 1 pm – 3 pm at Andahwod.
Euchre with Potluck takes place on Mondays from 6 pm – 8 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 offers drop-in relapse prevention groups on Mondays from 5:30 pm to 7 pm and Fridays from 11:30 am to 1 pm.
Tobacco Ceremony and Eagle Wing Smudging takes place every Tuesday in the Behavioral Health Lodge from 8 am – 12 pm.
Men’s Open Gym takes place on Tuesdays from 5 pm – 7 pm.
Anishinabe 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 7 pm – 8 pm.
Anishinaabemowin Learning will be held every Tuesday & 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 Black Elk 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.
Traditional Teachings take place every first and third Wednesday from 11 am – 4pm at the Saganing Tribal Center.
Lunch Bunch Anishinaabemowin is held on Wednesdays from 12 noon – 1 pm at the ALRD building. For more information call (989) 775-4110.
Saganing Talking Circle takes place every first and third Wednesday from 5 pm – 6pm. For more information call (989) 775-4850.
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.
Community Sewing Nights take place at 7th Generation every Thursday from 5 pm – 8 pm.
Drums Out takes place on Thursdays from 6 pm – 8 pm at 7th Generation’s Blue House.
Active Parenting Now Classes are held on Fridays at Anishnaabeg Child and Family Services from 10:30 am – 12 pm.
The Tribal Clerk’s Office is closed every Friday for walk in/desk services for Administrative Office Day.
For COFFEE WITH THE COMMUNITY to discuss Environmental issues call (989) 775-4162.
Nimkee now offers Wellness Coaching. Contact Jayme Green or Sally Van Cise for more information at (989) 775-4601.
Invasive Species Decontamination Kits are Free to the Tribal Community. Contact Planning at (989) 775-4162.
SCIT Employees and Tribal Members can walk anytime for Free at Morey Courts. For more information contact Toni Smith at (989) 775-5624.
Well and Septic Program available to IHS Service Area Tribal Members. Call (989) 775-4014 for questions.
Report Suspicious or Criminal Activity by calling the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police Hotline at (989) 775-4775.
Committee Vacancies/Help Wanted:
Tribal Education Advisory Board has one vacancy available. Letters of interest must be submitted to Melissa Isaac at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than December 13th by 5 pm.
Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School Committee vacancies are available. Call (989) 775-4096 for more information.
Sasiwaans ALRC Committee is seeking a youth representative (18 – 25 years of age) to fill one vacancy seat. For more information please call (989) 775-4126.
Construction Workers needed for Saganing Eagles Landing Casino Expansion. Please call Chip at (989) 775-0053 for details.