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Jill Hodges (Advisor), Helene Hiner (Advisor),
Jill Cadreau (past Pres.), Lori Sherman (Advisor)

From Dr. Anton Treuer's Michigan Tech AISES Region V Conference April 12-14, 2012, with his permission:

Anishinaabemowin Mashkawendamang - Ojibwe Lanuguage and Cultural Revitalization

What is America? Living in Two Americas

The American Indian Science & Engineering (AISES) Chapter at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech ) is located in Houghton, a town in western Michigan's beautiful Upper PeninsulaMichigan Tech /AISES membership is open to Native students and professional community members. Its purpose includes providing a supportive environment for Native American students and to provide opportunities for Michigan Tech, and surrounding communities, to learn about Native American culture.

Michigan Tech /AISES is the local chapter of the national AISES organization which provides financial scholarships, job fairs, leadership training, and national conferences to support its members.   

The Michigan Tech /AISES chapter attends the AISES National Conference which was in Minneapolis, November 10-12, 2011 and in Albuquerque in 2010. Here is a page of photos from Albuquerque,and a slide show 2009 AISES National Conference of the Portland Trip 2009 conference trip. The 2012 conference is in Anchorage Alasaka. A conference agenda may be found on the National AISES website.

Events sponsored by Michigan Tech /AISES include the Annual Native American Speakers’ Forum, followed by the Spirit of the Harvest Powwow  which will be held on October 19-20, 2012.

Michigan Tech AISES members also had an unforgettable weekend at Roger LaBine's Wild Rice Camp Workshop in 2011. Slide show of 2008 Rice Camp (pictures of ricing from making the tools to processing the rice) and here is the same slide show in an older version of Power Point





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