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Join Petoskey District Library and Good Hart Artist Residency for a National Endowment for the Arts Big Read event: an evening of poetry and discussion of boarding schools and healing justice with poet Cecelia LaPointe on Wednesday, April 20 at 7:00pm in the Petoskey District Library Carnegie Building, located at 451 E Mitchell St.

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We have a 3-week challenge for you this month to honor Bopogimenh Giizis - Broken Snowshoe Moon (13th moon), and we are sharing information from the White Earth Community about sunflower seeds.   Our challenge this month is to eat more seeds and nuts.

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The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians COVID-19 Financial Impact Relief Payment Program Policy V*
*To remain consistent with previous COVID funding programs, Tribal Council Resolution titled Payment III, will be referred to as payment V this policy.

Similar to many other governments across the world, the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians has declared a Tribal State of Emergency during the COVID -19 Emergency Disaster on March 17, 2020.

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It is time to start thinking about what Kitigaan (Garden) Kits you want to plant this year. Our Kitigaan Kit event will occur at the Government Center on May 20th from 10 AM- 2 PM. Ordering is open to the tribal community, including tribal employees.
TO ORDER: fill out the request form at the link: https://forms.gle/ZTZWaUtp8HhwNCw9A OR use the camera on your cellular phone to scan the QR code on the flyer to generate the request form. Orders must be placed by Wednesday April 20th.

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Prior to conducting a Tribal Council phone poll, the following shall be posted for 24-hours per Policy.
Reason for Phone Poll: Motion to approve the *Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians COVID-19 Financial Impact Relief Payment Program Policy V.
(*To remain consistent with previous COVID funding programs, Tribal Council Resolution titled Payment III, will be referred to as payment V in this policy.)

Policy for $1000 ARP Citizens payment 031522

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FS-2022-23, March 2022 This Fact Sheet issues final FAQs for Payments by Indian Tribal Governments and Alaska Native Corporations to Individuals under COVID- Relief Legislation, which reflect updates to the Draft FAQs based on input from tribal government and Alaska Native Corporations leaders. For purposes of these FAQs, references to tribal members include other eligible recipients of COVID relief payments, such as a tribal member’s dependents.

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The Mzinigangamik Cultural Library is seeking an artist to paint a community Little Free Library. Open to LTBB community members, and supplies and honorarium for your time is included.

Submissions will be accepted through Friday, April 29th. Send art examples to culturalprogramming@ltbbodawa-nsn.gov

Miigwech!

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We're happy to announce that Traditional Healer services are resuming at the Health Department in April!

We are bringing two Healers to our community: Mary Pine and Joseph Syrette.

The Healers will see Tribal Community members by appointment. To schedule an appointment, call (231) 242-1640.

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