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It is time for Mother Earth to rest under her new blanket. Many of the animals will be leaving us for the coming months and will return for those new beginnings after Aki/Ishkakimekwe has finished her much deserved rest. Have a great, week, month, year.



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Biinakwe Giizis/  Falling Leaves Moon. This time of year reminds us of the beautiful changes taking place as well as to finish preparations of what is to come. Soon we will be approaching that time of feasting for all of our relations that have passed but we are also reminded that with every ending there is a new beginning.



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Aanii Kina Gwaya,

COVID cases are also present in our Northern Michigan area. Our LTBB Odawa Tribe Health Department encourages every patient, Health Department staff, and LTBB Odawa employee to please get their COVID booster shot.

Getting vaccinated against COVID also helps to reduce your risk of becoming ill from the COVID virus. Getting vaccinated can also help reduce the risk of COVID spread in families and communities, protecting our most vulnerable, elders and children.

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It has been a beautiful Summer, but gone by way to fast. As we continue the harvest season we look to that  Mndaamin Giizis that corn moon for another teaching. Mndaamin Giizis  shares with us the cycle of life and those Spirits waiting to begin their walk here. Have a great weekend, month and enjoy our Traditional Jiingtamok that is coming up soon.



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This will be the year for the abundance of Blackberry’s and to plan ahead as in life we need to be ready what is to come. The abundance this year reminds us that next year may not be as plentiful. Enjoy this gift from the Creator and Mother Earth. ...

The seventh moon of Creation is Raspberry Moon, when great changes begin. A little late but still great thoughts. Have a great month, stay safe and enjoy the summer.



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