Arrowhead Network Events

Arrowhead Network - MNIPL Mid March-May 2018 Event Calendar




Saturday, June 2nd, 1-3:30pm, AICHO Sustainability Celebration, AICHO building, Duluth.  AICHO press release follows.


DULUTH, MN - Please join the AICHO staff and Gimaajii families as they host an open house celebration of the year long accomplishments made through their Climate and Cultural Resiliency Grant Project.  The event, titled Paths to Resilience, will take place on Saturday, June 2nd from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 202 W. 2nd Street. Several activities throughout the event are planned to focus on AICHO’s solar array, urban gardens, Ojibwe language, Indigenous tea tasting, community resources, a Gimaajii youth market, and vermicomposting! The event will close with a ceremonial planting of a plant in one of the new rooftop garden beds. There is a $10 at the door suggest donation. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Guest speakers who are community leaders in the realm of climate change, renewable energy, sustainable practices, and cultural practices/cultural resilience will be giving two back to back, 20 minute workshops so that the community has an opportunity to attend multiple sessions. Ricky DeFoe will provide a traditional pipe ceremony, and speakers from AICHO’s staff and board for the 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. opening ceremony. There will also be face-painting for kids, and other art activities for the whole family. Live, collaborative art sessions will be hosted by artists Wendy Savage, Leah Yellowbird and Moira Villiard. The first 20 people (one per family) to arrive will receive a gift bag with prizes.

For more information, contact Moira Villiard at [email protected] or Ivy Vainio at [email protected].

Monday June 11th, 7pm, Duluth City Council, City Hall, Duluth.  Duluth City Council will vote on the Comprehensive Plan in this session.  We don’t expect any last minute changes to the energy section, but we do expect this to get passed, which will cement Duluth’s commitment to the Paris Climate Accords.  Come join us to watch the support the yea voters. City Council sessions are open to the public.

Wednesday, June 13th, 8-9am, Harmony Community Interfaith Study Group with Pastor David Carlson and Bill Mittelfehldt, At Sara’s Table restaurant.  An ongoing discussion group that will be exploring spiritual perspectives and human response within the framework of ecological crisis, and invites hopeful reflection and collaboration.  Monthly meetings through April, open to all. Contact David Carlson ([email protected]) or Bill Mittlefehldt ([email protected]) for questions or to RSVP.  Sponsored by the Oreck-Alpern Interreligious Forum, CSS.

Friday, June 15th, Duluth Systems Energy Tour (Tentative)

Wednesday, June 20th, 1pm, Arrowhead Network Logistics and Planning session, location TBA