Honoring Indigenous Peoples Day

09oct10:00 am2:00 pmHonoring Indigenous Peoples Day Event Organized ByCentral Michigan UniversityMid-Michigan College - Lifelong LearningSaginaw Chippewa Indian TribeMid-Michigan College, 2600 S. Summerton Rd.Event Type Community

Event Details

This event is presented by Mid Michigan College in partnership with Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, Central Michigan University, Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways, and 7th Generation with a focus on Cultures, Contributions, & Resilience: Indigenous Peoples Day honors the past, present, and futures of Native peoples and celebrates the cultural contributions of Native peoples.

Indigenous Peoples Day stands as a testament to the growing global recognition of the need to honor and uplift the voices, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. It is a crucial step toward rectifying historical inaccuracies and addressing the systemic injustices that Indigenous communities have endured for centuries. By celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, societies around the world are not only embracing a more comprehensive understanding of history but also committing to a more just and equitable future for all.


NOTE: This is a TENTATIVE agenda. The speakers, times, and order may change.

  • 10am Opening, Prayer, & Blessings with Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council Representatives
  • 10:10am Drummers & Singers
  • 10:15am Welcome by President Tim Hood, Mid Michigan College
  • 10:25am Welcome by Seventh Generation, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe
  • 11am Break
  • 11:30am Keynote by Melissa Isaac, Gizhwaasod: Protector of the Young Michigan Department of Education
  • 12:40pm Break
  • 1pm Nathan Isaac, Community Outreach & Education with Rezonance Productions
  • 1:50pm Closing Prayer
  • 1:55pm Drummers & Singers
  • 2pm Event Concludes



(Monday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm(GMT-04:00)


Mid-Michigan College

2600 S. Summerton Rd.


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