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Ojibwey Calendar

Ojibwe Calendar
By Nick Hockings -
Ojibwe Elder

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All programs below held at our new Cultural Center,
133 W. 13th Street, Lockport, IL. 60441 unless otherwise noted.
(click to view map).



Friday, April 13, 2018, 6-8pm
Lisle Library
777 Front Street
Lisle, IL. 60532

The Midwest SOARRING Foundation Pow Wow photography exhibit featuring images from Midwest SOARRING Pow Wows will be on display at the Lisle Library from April 5 until May 31st. Through this work, we seek to inspire appreciation for Native American culture alive today.

An artist reception is scheduled for Friday evening, April 13th from 6-8pm. Special guest, Abby Lyons will attend as the Midwest SOARRING Princess. All are welcome.



Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8am-2pm
Heritage Village
Native American Cultural Center
249 West 2nd Street
Lockport Illinois, 60441

For the sixth year in a row, Comcast employees will be working with the Midwest SOARRING Foundation members on the Heritage Village property in Lockport, IL. We will assist in land clean-up and preparation for spring, clearing out and preparing areas for sacred planting along with building cleaning and organization.

There is work for all ages and interests and we always have such a great day working on the land together! This event will be rain or shine and will have some outside work. Please check the weather and plan accordingly. Lunch and a t shirt will be provided.

Please register online at:

Your yard tools and cleaning supplies are welcome.

Thank you,
Joseph Standing Bear
Sharisse Sheridan Project Lead



Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1PM-2:30PM
Midwest SOARRING Cultural Center

Seats are limited. Call 708-257-4300 or email soarring@aol.com to reserve your seat!

Join Misty and Jackie to learn about the powerful health benefits of essential oils! In this workshop with Young Living essential oils, Misty and Jackie will talk about uses and benefits of commonly used oils and oil-infused products. They also will have several oils and oil-infused products on hand for you to smell. In this informative workshop, Misty and Jackie will address these questions:

After the presentation, every attendee will have the opportunity to do an iTOVi scan for a special $10 Midwest SOARRING rate. With this handheld scan, in less than 2 minutes, you get a personalized report of essential oils that would support your body!

For flyer click here!



Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Noon
Midwest SOARRING Cultural Center

Joseph Standing Bear will lead a talking circle at Noon on March 31, 2018. Doors will open around 11:30AM. Following the talking circle will be a feast. Everyone should bring a dish to pass. Enjoy fellowship during and after the feast. Everyone is invited!


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