October is shaping up to be a busy month for the Ziibiwing Center! Be sure to check out our list of events below! For more information regarding them, visit our website www.sagchip.org/ziibiwing or call the
Ziibiwing Center at (989) 775-4750.
October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Performance Circle Class
Seniors 4–5:30pm & Junior 5:30-6:30pm
The mission of the Anishinabe Performance Circle is aimed at promoting and enhancing positive self images of all children through the use of traditional Anishinabe arts, and preparing our youth as leaders in a multicultural society. Dare to learn the culture and share it with others.
October 4 & 5
Circle of Indigenous Arts Business Leadership Training Workshop
Presented by the First People Fund
The Ziibiwing Center with Exclusive Sponsor, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., is offering a FREE business training opportunity to 24 practicing, full-time North American Indian artists. The workshop will be held on site at the Ziibiwing Center (breakfast and lunch will be provided). The training will provide Native artists the tools and support needed to manage entrepreneurial business in order to achieve economic success and growth in the community. Applications for this workshop are due by September 29 – so register NOW, as there are only 24 seats available. For applications, please visit the Ziibiwing website.
Circle of Indigenous Arts & Fall Festival
With the help of Exclusive Sponsor, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., Ziibiwing is pleased to announce an art event that showcases Indigenous Art, Crafts, Dance, Fashion and Music, offering beautiful and unique items for purchase. The event will take place at the Soaring Eagle and Resort Entertainment Hall. Awards of $1,000 will be given out in the areas of Lifetime Achievement and Master/Apprentice Fellowship, as well as The Ziibiwing Center Ashenigewin (Giving Back) Award and The Emerging Spirit Scholarship. To learn more about the Circle of Indigenous Arts events visit the Ziibiwing website today!
Eagle Feather Cleansing
Participate with members from the Anishinabe Ogitchedaw Veteran & Warrior Society, Eagle Clan and Ziibiwing Staff in cleaning and honoring the eagle feathers in the Ziibiwing Collection. This event is free and open to the public. You may also bring your own personal eagle feathers to clean and honor.
Some restrictions may apply.
October 18 & 19
Eagle Feather Honoring
Honor and visit the eagle feathers in the Ziibiwing Collections. This event is free and open to the public. A bowl will also be available to leave your semaa (tobacco) offering, which will be placed in a sacred fire.
Eagle Feather Feast
Join with members from the Anishinabe Ogitchedaw Veterans & Warriors Society, Eagle Clan and Ziibiwing Staff in feasting with the eagle feathers in the Ziibiwing Collections. This event is free and open to the public. You may also bring your own personal eagle feather to feast with. A sacred fire will be lit to place your semaa (tobacco) offerings. Please bring a dish to pass – no poultry or other bird dishes.
Some restrictions may apply.