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ICWA, Tribal Sovereignty, and Voting

Headlines read: “The End of Roe, the End of Times,” “They’re Coming for Same-Sex Marriage Next!” or “Next is Same Sex Marriage, Then Interracial Marriage!”. All rightly deserve attention, but what about Tribal Sovereignty and the Indian Child Welfare Act, known as ICWA?  In 2019, about…

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AIFC Grand Reopening a Momentous Success!

Thank you for attending the American Indian Family Center (AIFC) Grand Reopening and making it a momentous success!  We hope you enjoyed the afternoon, face painting, eating food from the excellent Trickster Tacos, seeing relatives and friends, some who we have not seen in over two years…

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A Year of Growth and Resilience

We are excited to share our latest annual report that covers the highlights and accomplishments of 2020. During a challenging year, AIFC has continued to grow to meet the needs of the community. We are so grateful to all of the community partners who collaborate with us to serve American…

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A Message to Our Community

The Derek Chauvin verdict is a step forward for George Floyd’s loved ones and for our community. At AIFC we look to this as a steppingstone to a transformed world. The AIFC family rallies behind all victims of violence and is eager to continue to support a Minnesota that nurtures…

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An Update From Our Khunsi Onikan Treatment Program

Khunsi Onikan (Grandmother’s Arms) Outpatient Treatment Program for Native women opened its doors last spring, just as Covid-19 caused all programming to be virtual. It was really an experiment in effectiveness for our brand new program. Most of the women who attend have small children, and most virtual treatment programs…

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Happy Winter Solstice from AIFC!

As we mark the Winter Solstice, our Elder in Residence Nelda Goodman wanted to share a message about this special time of year. “Every season that changes, whether it’s the winter solstice, spring, summer or the fall, our people always celebrated that with a feast and the welcoming of the…

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Job Seekers Get Online Support From Employment Services

Searching for a job is hard. Searching for a job during a global pandemic can bring a mind-boggling number of challenges. The Employment Services team at AIFC has come up with several innovative ways this fall to support our community members who are searching for jobs. Employment Counselor Rachel McCaffrey…

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