Myaamia Heritage Program Update – January 2022

The students in the Myaamia Heritage Program finished out their fall semester strong.  This year in the Myaamia Heritage Course, students are learning about Myaamia ecological perspectives and history.  We spent the majority of the year outside, exploring the ideas of how to view our environment through a Myaamia lens.  This included tree walks on…

Top 5 Aacimotaatiiyankwi Posts of 2021

Over the course of 2021, our Aacimotaatiiyankwi authors and contributors worked together to create and share a new blog post every week on a variety of topics. In addition to our regular team, we had the opportunity to work with Diane Hunter, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, to share her…

Miami Tribe’s 2021 Fall Gathering

This year’s Fall Gathering will be held over the course of two evenings via Zoom. We are looking forward to gathering our community together virtually! The full schedule of events is included below. Please note, an RSVP is required and the events are only open to Tribal Members and their families. Thursday, September 30 The…

2021 National Breath of Life Module 2 Workshop

Several of our Myaamia Center staff just returned from the 2021 National Breath of Life Module 2 workshop that was held at the University of Oregon, August 9-13, 2021.  In a previous post, I explained what National Breath of Life is, but here I want to talk about this year’s workshop and what was accomplished….

2021 Eemamwiciki Summer Program Wrap Up

Our second year of virtual Eemamwiciki Summer Programs has officially wrapped up. We missed being able to spend time learning together in person, but we are excited that 71 participants from across 15 states (and staff across 5 states) were able to join us virtually! This year we were able to host programs for ages…

Miincipahkinki ‘In the Cornfield’

Planting and caring for miincipi ‘corn’ is a generations old summertime activity for Myaamiaki. This is reflected in our lunar calendar system, which has one month named for a stage of the growth miincipi and strong ecological connections to three other months (see the image caption below for more details on miincipi’s connection to the…