Calendar

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 at 05:00 PM through April 29, 2017
    Northern Indigenous Games

    Inuit Games and Autumn Ridley Twin Cities Tour

    Inuit Games

    Demonstration and Skills Practice Session

    Featuring

    World Champion and Record Holder

    Autumn Ridley (Inuk)

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    Mii o’ow ezhi-odaminoyang Anishinaabeg

    (How We Play as the People)

    Tókhed ikčé oyáte iyéčhed uŋškátapi 

    These games test hunting and survival skills needed by indigenous people in extreme northern climates including strength, agility, power, and mental and physical toughness.

    “Traditionally you had to rely on your own physical strength and mental preparedness to survive. You also had to rely on your community to survive” – Autum Ridley

    Events Include: Alaskan High Kick, Two Foot High Kick, One Foot High Kick, Indian Stick Pull, Eskimo Stick Pull, Seal Hop, Butt Hop, Scissor Broad Jump, Kneel Jump and One Hand Reach

    Free Admission and Open To Youth and Adults
    Inuit Games and Autumn Ridley Twin Cities Tour

    Friday, April 21, 2017
    5 to 7 pm
    Bdote Learning Center, 
    3216 E. 29th Street, Minneapolis

    Saturday, April 29, 2017
    9 to 11 am
    Minneapolis South High School Field, 
    3131 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis

    For more information: Dan Ninham, 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com

    Sponsored by: Honor the Earth, Bald Eagle Erectors and Northern Indigenous Games
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 05:00 PM through April 28, 2017
    Northern Indigenous Games

    Inuit Games and Autumn Ridley Tour

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    Inuit Games

    Demonstration and Skills Practice Session

    Featuring World Champion and Record Holder

    Autumn Ridley (Inuk)

    Mii o’ow ezhi-odaminoyang Anishinaabeg

    (How We Play as the People)

    These games test hunting and survival skills needed by indigenous people in extreme northern climates including strength, agility, power, and mental and physical toughness.

    Traditionally you had to rely on your own physical strength and mental preparedness to survive. You also had to rely on your community to survive” – Autum Ridley

    Events Include: Alaskan High Kick, Two Foot High Kick, One Foot High Kick, Indian Stick Pull, Eskimo Stick Pull, Seal Hop, Butt Hop, Scissor Broad Jump, Kneel Jump and One Hand Reach

    Free Admission 

    Inuit Games and Autumn Ridley Tour

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017

    Pine Point School, Ponsford, 5 to 7 pm 

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    Circle of Life Academy, White Earth, 5 to 7 pm 

    Friday, April 28, 2017

    Rice Lake Community Center, Bagley, 5 to 7 pm

    For more information: Dan Ninham, 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com

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  • Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 05:00 PM through May 05, 2017
    North Central Lacrosse

    Lacrosse Demonstration and Skills Practice Session Featuring Tawnie Johnson (Onondaga)

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    Lacrosse

    Demonstration and Skills Practice Session

    Featuring

    Tawnie Johnson (Onondaga)

    Member of 2011 Canadian U19 National Team

    Bronze Medalist at 2011 FIL Lacrosse World Championship

    Mii o’ow ezhi-odaminoyang Anishinaabeg
    (How We Play as the People)
    Dreaming big dreams, going all in and then falling short doesn’t make you a failure. The failure lies in holding back and staying small.”– Tawnie Johnson

    Free Admission and Open to Girls and Boys

    Tawnie Johnson Women’s Lacrosse Tour

     
    Tuesday, May 2, 2017
    Pine Point School, Ponsford, 5 to 7 pm
     
    Wednesday, May 3, 2017
    Circle of Life Academy, White Earth, 5 to 7 pm
     
    Friday, May 5, 2017
    Bagley Elementary School, Bagley, 5 to 7 pm
    For more information: Dan Ninham, 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com
  • Friday, May 19, 2017 at 05:30 PM
    First Universalist Church in Minneapolis, MN

    Honor the Earth Benefit with The Sioux Chef

    Join Honor the Earth for a benefit dinner with food prepared by The Sioux Chef. This fundraising feast is to celebrate the abundance of Anishinaabe Akiing (or Mother Earth) and support Indigenous movements to protect our land, water, wild rice, and traditional lifeways.

    There will be presentations by Winona LaDuke (Executive Director of Honor the Earth) and Sean Sherman (The Sioux Chef)

    Visit the Sioux Chef and Honor the Earth websites for more information.

  • Monday, May 22, 2017 at 05:00 PM through May 25, 2017
    Northern Indigenous Games

    Mountain Biking Tour with Shayna Powless

    Mountain Biking

    Demonstration and Skills Practice Session

    Featuring

    Shayna Powless (Oneida)

    2013 National U23 Cross Country Champion

    2010 National XTERRA Triathlon Champion

    4X Mountain Bike World Championship USA National Team

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    Mii o’ow ezhi-odaminoyang Anishinaabeg

    (How We Play as the People)

    “Life is a giant, seemingly endless climb. Why not do it on a bike?” – Shayna Powless

    Free Admission and Open to Girls and Boys

    Shayna Powless Mountain Biking Tour

    Monday, May 22, 2017

    Pine Point School, Ponsford, 5 to 7 pm

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Naytahwaush Sports Center, Naytahwaush, 5 to 7 pm

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    Circle of Life Academy, White Earth, 5 to 7 pm

    For more information: Dan Ninham, 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com

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  • Monday, June 05, 2017 at 05:00 PM through June 10, 2017
    North Central Lacrosse

    Quinn Powless Lacrosse Tour with Northern Indigenous Lacrosse

    Lacrosse

    Demonstration and Skills Practice Session

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    Featuring

    Quinn Powless (Mohawk)
    Two-Time All American for Two-Time NJCAA National Champion Onondaga Community College (‘12 and ‘13)
    Rochester Knighthawks Player

    Mii o’ow ezhi-odaminoyang Anishinaabeg

    (How We Play as the People)

    “The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them. If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” – Quinn Powless
    Free Admission and Open to Girls and Boys
    Quinn Powless Lacrosse Tour
    Monday, June 5, 2017
    Pine Point School, Ponsford, 5 to 7 pm
    Tuesday, June 6, 2017
    Naytahwaush Sports Center, Naytahwaush, 10 am to 4 pm
    Wednesday, June 7, 2017
    Circle of Life Academy, White Earth, 10 am to 4 pm
    Thursday to Saturday, June 8 to 10, 2017
    Red Lake Hospital Field, Red Lake, 10 am to 4 pm
    For more information: Dan Ninham, 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com
    Sponsored by: Honor the Earth, Oshkiimaajitahdah and Northern Indigenous Lacrosse
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