Rent Wise Program Every Monday from 9:00 am - 11:00 am at 525 Mississippi Avenue, Bemidji, MN . 56601 Can join at any time, but must fulfill all 3 sections to receive a certificate A comprehensive Curriculum for Renters
Parenting Together Class Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:30 at the Paul Bunyan Family Center (Sept. 10, 2019 - May 19, 2020) Free Parent-Child Class for children ages birth to five and their caregivers Open to all families who meet income requirement (below 200% poverty line)
At Risk? How about at Potential? Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 6:30 am - 8:00 pm at Bemidji High School Workshop designed for "Developing Engaging Strategies with Ojibwemowin Use Opportunities." Open to anyone who has a professional and family interest in the empowered development of youth with this interactive and engaging workshop.
Writing Your Heritage Workshop Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 9:30am - 3:00 pm at Sami Cultural Center of North America, Duluth, MN Writing your Heritage: A book writing workshop with authors and publishers Click the link for registration information
Holiday Gifts for Kids Applications accepted beginning on November 12, 2019, unsure of the last to day register. Contact United Way of Bemidji for more information. Applications are available at First National Bank (all 3 locations), Northern Dental Access Center, Beltrami County WIC Office, and UnitedWayBemidji.org/holiday-gifts-kids
Parent's Night Out Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Gym Bin, Bemidji, MN Childcare Fundraiser for Bemidji High School Gymnastics Open gym, games & snacks for children (must be potty trained) - Free will donation
Northland Community Schools 6th Annual Round Dance Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 4:00 - 7:00 at 316 Main Street East, Remer, MN 56672 This event is FREE and open to the public! Come and enjoy music, dancing, food, and even participate in some of our fun contests!
Actors Needed for Ojibwe Language-Learning Videos Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at Eddy's Resort, Onamia, MN In search of Ojibwe Language Speaking Actors and Extras of all ages, main actors must be able to speak Ojibwe, memorize lines, take direction well, and be committed to the multi-year project
Winter Round Dance Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM at Bemidji High School Commons (meal) and Main Gym (dance) The round dance is a cultural event based on Indigenous traditions that honor their ancestors. This event features hand-drum singing where the dancers may or may not join hands in a circle. The dance is a side step to the beat of the drum, so anyone can easily participate.
Leech Lake Reservation Job & Career Fair Friday, February 7, 2020 (NEW DATE) from 9:30 - 1:00 pm at Northern Lights Casino & Hotel Free & open to high school students in grades 10-12 and the general public
Sacred Teachings in Nighttime Stories ~Postponed until Wednesday, February 26, 2020~ Wednesday, February 26, 2020 (NEW DATE) from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Bemidji Middle School Cafeteria Traditions shared in story express a way of knowing, being, and living. The interconnectedness of people to the land, plant life, all living creatures, the mysteries of life and the spirit world come to life in oral tradition. Free and open to Bemidji Area Schools Students/Families and staff
Young Artist & Young Writers Competition ~Cancelled~ Entries accepted by Detroit Lake Indian Education through March 3, 2020 at 4:00 PM Entries open to grades 6-8, see the middle school or high school home/school liaison for more details.
Minnesota State Drum and Dance Competition ~Cancelled~ March 21, 2020 at Cass Lake Bena High School Gymnasium, Cass Lake, MN Students must preregister with their district Indian Education Program. You can do so, by reaching out to your home/school liaison for your neighborhood school.