Sacred Pipe Resource Center
MAY 2018 Events
Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 ~ Native Artists United (NAU) Meetings
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ~ SPRC Board Room/400 W. Main/Mandan
Native Artists United (NAU) is a group of artists dedicated to helping the community understand the beauty and value of Native art, to support Native artists – especially youth – who are interested in developing art skills, and to provide venues for selling and promoting Native art.
Saturday, May 12 ~ Native Artists United Reception
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ~ North Dakota Heritage Center
You are cordially invited to attend the launch event for the Native Artists United (NAU) Guild. The event will feature the founding artists of NAU, as well as music, dance, storytelling, flute music, and an Art Fair and reception with refreshments. Come and meet the artists!
Wednesday, May 16 ~ Community Engagement Meeting
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm ~ Bismarck Public Library (514 N. 15th St.), Meeting Room B
The Community Engagement meeting will focus on taking testimony about housing discrimination in the Bismarck-Mandan area. We want to HEAR YOUR STORY. We will feature information from staff of the High Plains Fair Housing Center and let you know how you can help reduce housing discrimination for American Indians in this community! Refreshments and child care provided!
Friday, May 18 ~ Cultural Competency Series:
In the Best Interest: An Introduction to the Indian Child Welfare Act
9:00 am – 12:00 pm ~ CEDC Board Room (400 W. Main/Mandan)
In 1978, a contingent of elders from North Dakota lobbied for the passage of a unique Congressional Act to keep their grandchildren from being unnecessarily removed. This session will examine the roots and cultural worldviews of the Indian Child Welfare Act and cover the basic essentials of the Act.
Register at www.sacredpipe.net.
Every Friday and Tuesday ~ “Spark (SPRC) Talk” Radio Program
KDAK 102.5 FM Radio
Listen in to 102.5 FM at 3:00 pm on Fridays and a re-broadcast on Mondays at 4:00 pm. “Spark Talk” is a weekly interview with local Natives, discussion of community issues and events, and updates.
Do you know someone interesting who should be on the show? Send us your suggestion!
For more information on any of these events, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 701.426.1315