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The Native American Student Association (NASA) hosts the 26th annual Learning To Walk Together Traditional Powwow on Saturday, March 30, at the Marquette National Guard Armory, 1820 Lincoln Ave., in Marquette.

Grand entries at noon and 6 p.m. EST
Feast at the NMU Jacobetti Complex at 4 p.m. EST
Hand drum contest during feast with cash prizes.

Doors open to the public at 11 a.m. EST
$1 Students with ID
$5 General public
Elders and children under 10 are free.

For any questions, please contact NASA President Kristina Misegan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or NASA Vice President Grey Shea at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call the Center for Native American Studies at 906‑227‑1397.

This month's Chippewa County Chapter of Families Against Narcotics (FAN) meeting, will feature Nichole Causley, TAP coordinator, who will explain new developments regarding beds and treatment facilities in the works for the area. We hope you can come to the new location in the Smart Zone (EDC building) at 2345 Meridian - up by the Secretary of State.

FAN—your connection for information, resources, and support. FAN’s mission is saving lives by empowering individuals and communities to prevent and eradicate addiction. We envision a nation free of narcotic addiction and our purpose is to raise awareness of the dangers of prescription narcotics, support those affected by narcotic addiction and erase the stigma of addiction.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/fanchipp.

Spring Break Activities at Chi Mukwa (Big Bear) Community Recreation Center at 2 Ice Circle in Sault Ste. Marie.

Public skating:
March 22 and 25-29 from 1 to 4:20 p.m.
March 24, 30 and 31 from 2:30 to 4:20 p.m.
No skating March 23 due to a hockey tournament. 

Open gym (basketball or volleyball courts):
March 22, 24 and 26-31
12 to 5 p.m.
No open gym March 23 and 25 due to special events. 

Check in at the reception desk.
Public skating prices: $4 adults, $3 students/seniors, ages 5 and under are free.  $2 skate rental and $1 skate aids.
Open gym prices: $2 everyone.
Free to tribal members with proof of tribal membership. Membership card must be presented or public fees apply. 

For more information, call 906‑635‑7465 (RINK).

Co-hosted with Sault Tribe Youth Education and Activities.

Spring Break Activities Flyer

All meetings are held at Kewadin Casino in Sault Ste. Marie. Meetings are scheduled to start at 5 p.m. (see below). Contact Linda Grossett at 906‑635‑6050 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions. Tribal members are encouraged to attend.

Monday, March 25
Monday, April 22
Monday, May 20
Monday, June 17
Monday, July 22
Monday, Aug. 19
Monday, Sept. 23
Monday, Oct.14
Monday, Nov.18
Monday, Dec. 16

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —A regular meeting of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will be held at the Manistique Tribal Center starting at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 19. The meeting will be preceded by “Matters Raised by the Membership” from 4 to 5 p.m.

Resolutions on the agenda are H.C. – Admin/Emergency Preparedness, FY 2018 Year End Reconciliations, FY 2020 Budget Doc 001, Continuing Funding FY 2020, Partial Waivers (2), Eliminating CoCapt./Entry Restrictions MH-1, SMART FY 2019 Support for Adam Walsh Act, FY 19 Institute of Museum and Library Services, Economic Development Agency Grant, Commitment to Match EDC Grant, Michigan EDC Grant, Trust Land Lease Cancelation, Trust Land Lease – Fortin, Trust Land Lease – Cook, Purchase of Property, Approving Special Counsel Contract- Morisset, Approving Special Counsel Contract –Greene, Approving Special Counsel Contract – Lambros, Approving Special Counsel Contract-Butzel Long and Approving Special Counsel Contract-Frost Brown Todd.

Under New Business, the board will consider Relinquishments, Committee Request and Board Concerns.

March 19 Meeting Resolutions

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