Upcoming Events

Apr
29
Sat
Native Mens Basketball Tournament @ Gym
Apr 29 – Apr 30 all-day

FMI contact Brandon Staresnick.

May
1
Mon
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building.

Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!

Walking Club @ Gym
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym.

No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside

Yoga @ Gym
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Yoga for all levels!

Katherine Johnson a certified yoga instructor able to work with students at any level of yogi ability!

Please register with Jacob

May
2
Tue
AA @ Auditorium
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
May
3
Wed
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building.

Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!

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Apr
29
Sat
Native Mens Basketball Tournament @ Gym
Apr 29 – Apr 30 all-day

FMI contact Brandon Staresnick.

May
1
Mon
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building.

Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!

Walking Club @ Gym
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym.

No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside

Yoga @ Gym
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Yoga for all levels!

Katherine Johnson a certified yoga instructor able to work with students at any level of yogi ability!

Please register with Jacob

Native Women Only Basketball @ Gym
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Native Women Only Basketball @ Gym

Native Women only Basketball.

New participant’s must register with the Native FAN program.

May
2
Tue
IHB Workout @ Gym
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:35 pm

First Tuesday’s of the month.

Two Rivers Gallery

Two Rivers Gallery

Two Rivers Gallery provides a space for emerging Native artists to exhibit work and nurture creativity, strengthening Native art and artistic voices within the Twin Cities.

Current Exhibit
Gatherings Cafe

Gatherings Cafe

Gatherings Cafe is a small restaurant operated by the MAIC. We have daily lunch specials and can also provide box lunches for pick-up.

Menu & Hours
Woodland Crafts Gift Shop

Woodland Crafts Gift Shop

Handmade gifts by local artists. Beadwork of all types, jewelry, Native music & DVD movies, beading supplies, T-shirts, and greeting cards.

More Info

Calendar of Events

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Elder’s Workout 10:00 am
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building. Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!
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AA 7:00 pm
AA @ Auditorium
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Elder’s Workout 10:00 am
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building. Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
Hoop Dance 4:00 pm
Hoop Dance @ Gym
Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Champion Hoop Dancer Lumhe Sampson joins students in a weekly class that introduces them to the mental, physical, and spiritual components of a hoop dancing routine!
6
Annual American Indian Wellness Fair 8:00 am
Annual American Indian Wellness Fair @ Gym, Lower Gallery, Auditorium
Apr 6 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
22nd Annual American Indian Wellness Fair 11am – 3pm Over 40 exhibitors Free Health Assessments Community Feast Door Prizes
AARP Volunteer Tax Service 9:00 am
AARP Volunteer Tax Service @ Lower Gallery
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
AARP offers free tax preperation to low income and those over 50 years of age. If you would like to have your taxes completed by AARP Please contact Morgan Thompson to schedule an appointment.
Red Lake Action 5:30 pm
Red Lake Action @ Auditorium
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
These planning meetings are a grassroots effort to gain support and develop a course of action from Red Lake Band Members to reclaim Upper Red Lake and the surrounding land.   We will be hosting[...]
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Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
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9
10
Elder’s Workout 10:00 am
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building. Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
Yoga 5:00 pm
Yoga @ Gym
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yoga for all levels! Katherine Johnson a certified yoga instructor able to work with students at any level of yogi ability! Please register with Jacob
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AA 7:00 pm
AA @ Auditorium
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Elder’s Workout 10:00 am
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building. Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!
Program Directors Meeting 10:00 am
Program Directors Meeting @ Auditorium
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This is a closed meeting. Program directors only.
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
MUID Health & Wellness Meeting 2:00 pm
MUID Health & Wellness Meeting @ Auditorium
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This is a closed meeting.
Hoop Dance 4:00 pm
Hoop Dance @ Gym
Apr 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Champion Hoop Dancer Lumhe Sampson joins students in a weekly class that introduces them to the mental, physical, and spiritual components of a hoop dancing routine!
13
AARP Volunteer Tax Service 9:00 am
AARP Volunteer Tax Service @ Lower Gallery
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
AARP offers free tax preperation to low income and those over 50 years of age. If you would like to have your taxes completed by AARP Please contact Morgan Thompson to schedule an appointment.
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Closed at 12 Noon
Closed at 12 Noon
Apr 14 all-day
Minneapolis American Indian Center will be closed at 12 noon on Friday for Good Friday.  
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
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16
17
Closed – Holiday
Closed – Holiday
Apr 17 all-day
Minneapolis American Indian Center will be closed during regular business hours. We will resume regular programming on Tuesday April 18, 2017
Elder’s Workout 10:00 am
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building. Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
Yoga 5:00 pm
Yoga @ Gym
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yoga for all levels! Katherine Johnson a certified yoga instructor able to work with students at any level of yogi ability! Please register with Jacob
18
AA 7:00 pm
AA @ Auditorium
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Elder’s Workout 10:00 am
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building. Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
Hoop Dance 4:00 pm
Hoop Dance @ Gym
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Champion Hoop Dancer Lumhe Sampson joins students in a weekly class that introduces them to the mental, physical, and spiritual components of a hoop dancing routine!
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21
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
Family Fun Night 6:00 pm
Family Fun Night @ Lower Gallery, Gym
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join us at the Minneapolis American Indian Center to celebrate our community. Sober activities for the entire family! Healthy light refreshments & beverages will be provided. Activities: Open Gym Cooking Demonstration Children’s Movie Art[...]
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Ogitchidakwe Council SA Advocacy Training 9:00 am
Ogitchidakwe Council SA Advocacy Training @ Auditorium
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Three Generations: Grandmother’s, Daughter’s, & Granddaughter’s Sexual Assault Advocacy Training for Community Women April 22 & 23, 2017 May 20 & 21, 2017 June 24 & 25, 2017 9-4:30 pm Call Jessica Owen to Register
23
Ogitchidakwe Council SA Advocacy Training 9:00 am
Ogitchidakwe Council SA Advocacy Training @ Auditorium
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Three Generations: Grandmother’s, Daughter’s, & Granddaughter’s Sexual Assault Advocacy Training for Community Women April 22 & 23, 2017 May 20 & 21, 2017 June 24 & 25, 2017 9-4:30 pm Call Jessica Owen to Register
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Elder’s Workout 10:00 am
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building. Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
Yoga 5:00 pm
Yoga @ Gym
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yoga for all levels! Katherine Johnson a certified yoga instructor able to work with students at any level of yogi ability! Please register with Jacob
25
AA 7:00 pm
AA @ Auditorium
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
26
Elder’s Workout 10:00 am
Elder’s Workout @ Gym
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Group exercise focusing on balance, support, and energy-building. Restricted mobility elders encouraged to join!
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
Hoop Dance 4:00 pm
Hoop Dance @ Gym
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Champion Hoop Dancer Lumhe Sampson joins students in a weekly class that introduces them to the mental, physical, and spiritual components of a hoop dancing routine!
27
Foster Parent Info Session 2:00 pm
Foster Parent Info Session @ Wigwam
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Are you interested in becoming a foster parent? American Indian Family and Children’s Services will be hosting foster parent informational sessions in St. Paul and Minneapolis in February, March and April! February 21st from 2-3pm[...]
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Staff Clean-Up 9:00 am
Staff Clean-Up
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
All Staff Clean-Up begins at 9:00 am Bring your rakes and gloves if you have them. We will clean the inside and outside of the Indian Center, sign up at the front desk.
Walking Club 10:00 am
Walking Club @ Gym
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy a leisure walk around the gym. No goals just fun! We try to walk outside weather permitting and old-time music offered when inside
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Native Mens Basketball Tournament
Native Mens Basketball Tournament @ Gym
Apr 29 – Apr 30 all-day
FMI contact Brandon Staresnick.
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Programs

Minneapolis American Indian Center has a variety of programs operating each week. Learn more about the programs here or check out the calendar to find out what is happening this week.

Woodland Indian Crafts

Two Rivers Art Gallery

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act

The Minneapolis American Indian Center provides employment and training services to American Indians, Alaskan Natives and Hawaiian Natives r...

Gatherings Café

Prevention through Cultural Awareness Program

The goal of the Prevention through Cultural Awareness Program (PCAP) is to reduce substance abuse among at-risk urban American Indian youth ...

Indigenous Women’s Life Net

The Indigenous Women’s Life Net (IWLN) Program provides supportive services for American Indian survivors of sexual and domestic assault. ...

Ginew/Golden Eagle

The Ginew/Golden Eagle Program is a year-round after school program serving American Indian youth ages 5-18. Located in the Minneapolis Amer...

Indian Child Welfare Act

Indian Child Welfare Act Programs The Indian Child Welfare Act Program at the Minneapolis American Indian Center is an umbrella for several...

Native Fitness & Nutrition

The Native FAN Program works to reduce health disparities in the American Indian community of the Twin Cities by reducing the prevalence of ...

Congregate Dining

The Minneapolis American Indian Center offers lunchtime meals for older adults age 60 and up.  This program was created to meet the nutriti...

Senior Transportation

The Minneapolis American Indian Center’s Seniors Transportation Program helps American Indian and other older adults get to the services a...

Seniors Health & Wellness/Urban Wisdom Steps

The Seniors Health & Wellness Program is intended to help American Indian older adults stay healthy, and prevent or manage health condit...

Prevention through Cultural Awareness Program

The goal of the Prevention through Cultural Awareness Program (PCAP) is to reduce substance abuse among at-risk urban American Indian youth ...

Ginew/Golden Eagle

The Ginew/Golden Eagle Program is a year-round after school program serving American Indian youth ages 5-18. Located in the Minneapolis Amer...

Native Fitness & Nutrition

The Native FAN Program works to reduce health disparities in the American Indian community of the Twin Cities by reducing the prevalence of ...

Congregate Dining

The Minneapolis American Indian Center offers lunchtime meals for older adults age 60 and up.  This program was created to meet the nutriti...

Senior Transportation

The Minneapolis American Indian Center’s Seniors Transportation Program helps American Indian and other older adults get to the services a...

Seniors Health & Wellness/Urban Wisdom Steps

The Seniors Health & Wellness Program is intended to help American Indian older adults stay healthy, and prevent or manage health condit...

Gatherings Café

Native Fitness & Nutrition

The Native FAN Program works to reduce health disparities in the American Indian community of the Twin Cities by reducing the prevalence of ...

Congregate Dining

The Minneapolis American Indian Center offers lunchtime meals for older adults age 60 and up.  This program was created to meet the nutriti...

Seniors Health & Wellness/Urban Wisdom Steps

The Seniors Health & Wellness Program is intended to help American Indian older adults stay healthy, and prevent or manage health condit...

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act

The Minneapolis American Indian Center provides employment and training services to American Indians, Alaskan Natives and Hawaiian Natives r...

Gatherings Café

Prevention through Cultural Awareness Program

The goal of the Prevention through Cultural Awareness Program (PCAP) is to reduce substance abuse among at-risk urban American Indian youth ...

Indigenous Women’s Life Net

The Indigenous Women’s Life Net (IWLN) Program provides supportive services for American Indian survivors of sexual and domestic assault. ...

Indian Child Welfare Act

Indian Child Welfare Act Programs The Indian Child Welfare Act Program at the Minneapolis American Indian Center is an umbrella for several...

Woodland Indian Crafts

Two Rivers Art Gallery

Prevention through Cultural Awareness Program

The goal of the Prevention through Cultural Awareness Program (PCAP) is to reduce substance abuse among at-risk urban American Indian youth ...

About Minneapolis American Indian Center

Minneapolis American Indian Center is a community center in the heart of the American Indian community of Minneapolis. It is one of the oldest Indian centers in the country, founded in 1975. We provide educational and social services to more than 10,000 members of the community annually. We preserve and support American Indian cultural traditions through the arts, youth and inter-generational programs.

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