Upcoming Events

MIWRC hosts, sponsors, and conducts many events. Check here regularly for the latest news.

NAC Training  |  January 23 - 25 from 8:30am to 5:00pm

In Bemidji, MN — Native American Curriculum for Substance Abuse and Prevention Programs in Minnesota. A training for prevention specialists and substance abuse staff who work with Native American clients. This training is also relevant for health, mental health, and social work staff who work with Native Americans.

MI Training  |  December 6–8 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

This event is booked up, no more seats available. In Maple Grove, MN — A Counseling Approach that Fits with Native Values. Much of our focus will be on meaningful connections and uses of Motivational Interviewing in a way that appreciates and supports the Native cultural value system.

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Recurring Events

Two Spirit Group | Wednesdays Noon to 2:00 pm

MIWRC's Two Spirit Support program offers culturally grounded group and individual services to foster the mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing and resilience of American Indian Two Spirit/Native LGBTQ people.

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Recent Events

Indian Women: Strength and Resilience  |  November Showtimes

Minnesota Public Television program highlighting Indian women.

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Fall Feast 2017

At MIWRC Come to our Fall Feast, all are welcome! It is always a great time to see new faces and familiar faces and to come together as a community.

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NAC Training  |  September 27 - 29

In Maple Grove, MN — Native American Curriculum for Substance Abuse and Prevention Programs in Minnesota. A training for prevention specialists and substance abuse staff who work with Native American clients. This training is also relevant for health, mental health, and social work staff who work with Native Americans.

Mind Body Medicine Train the Trainers  |  April 27 and April 28

Understanding the Connection between Mind and Body - Empowered – Resilient - Resourceful. Hosted by Leech Lake Tribal College.

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New Life Beginning Gathering  |  April 13 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Umbilical cord safe keeping for Native American women of childbearing age and their partners or family support members.

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MI Training  |  April 5–7 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

In Onamia, MN — A Counseling Approach that Fits with Native Values. Much of our focus will be on meaningful connections and uses of Motivational Interviewing in a way that appreciates and supports the Native cultural value system.

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Spring Feast  |  April 7 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Come to our annual Spring Feast. Chilli, cornbread, and dessert will be served.

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UMN Spring Powwow  |  April 1 from Noon to 10:00 pm

At UMN Marriuci Arena — Free admission, silent auction, contest specials.

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New Life Beginning Gathering  |  March 30 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Your Sacred Body for a Sacred New Life for Native American women of childbearing age and their partners or family support members.

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Wahacankahla  |  March 25 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

At MIWRC Learning the Lakota way of life through singing and storytelling. All are welcome to come sing and dance. Pot luck, bring a dish to share if you can.

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Wahacankahla  |  March 4 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

At MIWRC Learning the Lakota way of life through singing and storytelling. All are welcome to come sing and dance. Pot luck, bring a dish to share if you can.

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Pet Clinic  |  February 18th from 9am to Noon, and 1pm to 4pm

A free pet wellness clinic for the residents of Little Earth.

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NAC Training  |  January 25–27 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

In Maple Grove, MN — Native American Curriculum for Substance Abuse and Prevention Programs in Minnesota. A training for prevention specialists and substance abuse staff who work with Native American clients. This training is also relevant for health, mental health, and social work staff who work with Native Americans.

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Motivational Interviewing  |  December 14–16 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

In Maple Grove, MN — A Counseling Approach that Fits with Native Values. Much of our focus will be on meaningful connections and uses of Motivational Interviewing in a way that appreciates and supports the Native cultural value system.

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Vendor Day  |  December 2 from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm

At MIWRC in the Community Room. Come do some holiday shopping at MIWRC on Vendor day.

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Fall Feast  |  November 16 from 11:30 am until the food is gone

At MIWRC in the Community Room. Please join us at our annual Fall Feast to celebrate our community. All are welcome.

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School Readiness Fair | Wednesday, August 17th 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm

The second annual back-to-school event. Lunch was provided.

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Safe Harbor Tribal Summit | May 24 - 25

A conference for raising awareness, developing partnerships, and creating multi-systemic response to address commercial sexual exploitation in Indian Country.

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Two Spirit Celebration and Art Show Reception | April 22

MIWRC and Two Rivers Gallery are hosting a show by Two-Spirit and Native LGBT People. The exhibition runs from April 22 through May 20.

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Motivational Interviewing | April 6 - 8

Native Values are the Essence of the SPIRIT of Motivational Interviewing: Much of our focus will be on meaningful connections and uses of Motivational Interviewing in a way that appreciates and supports the Native cultural value system.

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Gathering of Lakota Language | April 8 - 10

Please join us at MIWRC for a weekend of Lakota Language! Lakhotiya Woglaka Po!.

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Call for Artwork by Two-Spirit and Native LGBT People | due April 10

MIWRC and Two Rivers Gallery are hosting a show by Two-Spirit and Native LGBT People. All entries need to be submitted to MIWRC by April 10.

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The Gift of Children | December 15 | 4:00am to 8:00pm

An evening of prevention through cultural awareness in delivering and raising healthy children. Featuring Linda Eagle Speaker, MIWRC's Elder in Residence.

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Vendor Day 2015 | December 4 | 10:00am to 2:00pm

Do some holiday shopping. There will be a mitten tree where you can leave mittens and hats, or take mittens and hats if you need them. There will also be a raffle. You must be present to win.

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Fall Feast | November 12 | 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join us for our annual Fall Feast. This year we will be celebrating our 30th year while giving thanks for the continued commitment of our community members who make our work possible. Pilamaya! Miigwech!

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Natives Against Heroin Powwow | August 8 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm

The first annual event held at Little Earth's Cedar Avenue Field.

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