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Greetings from Ashley Tuomi, Executive Director... Łax̣ayam, AIHFS is still recovering from the flooding but we are very happy that all of our services have been able to continue. Look for more improvements coming including new entrance ramps to the building. Please be patient as we go through all of these changes. For those that want to help with the restoration or our ramp repairs we are still accepting donations. You can send us a donation through the mail or through our website. We were fortunate that we had already planned to partner with North American Indian Association of Detroit for Native American Heritage Day in September. This was a great opportunity to combine our efforts in providing a pow wow and health fair for the community and allowed us to utilize our partnership in a more effective way. We had a great turn out and are looking forward to continuing this event partnership next year.

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Due to reduced space issues we are going to be having our winter solstice at University of Michigan Dearborn this year. I hope that you all will join us this year on December 21st from 5-9 PM. Have a safe and winter and Happy Holidays!

AIHFS! Inside this issue: Home Cleaning Products


Manoomin– Wild Rice


Healthy Start


Wrap Around at AIHFS


Advisory Council


ASIST Training at AIHFS


Sacred Bundle


Upcoming Events


Agency Wants & Needs


Ashley Tuomi Executive Director

Language Learning Policy 9 Affordable Care Act


Tips for Healthy Holidays


Dreamseekers Adon Vazquez and Kwon Weaver touring the White House during SAMHSA’s 2014 Native Youth Conference

AIHFS Jan-March 2015 newsletter  

This is the Jan-March 2015 newsletter for American Indian Health & Family Services. We hope you enjoy and find plenty of useful information...

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