Culture Language and Arts Network

(CLAN) utilizes American Indian culture as a prevention tool. American Indian youth ages 8 to 18 (who have not had a Rule 25 assessment) and their families participate in cultural activities, allowing them to learn and practice our cultural traditions.

These activities include:


  • Local cultural events
  • Monthly Family Fun Nights
  • Pow-wows
  • Drum and Dance
  • Language Tables and Classes
  • Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD) education.
In these activities, an elder or knowledgeable adult offers their skills and shares their knowledge with youth and their families. Additionally, eligible families have opportunities to participate in field trips to culturally-relevant or sacred sites.



Cheryl Secola –¬†Bois Forte
Program Director
(612) 879-1783


David “Memegwesi” SutherlandOji-Cree Band of Constance Lake First Nations
Language Instructor
(612) 879-1743


Miiskogihmiiwan Poupart-Chapman
Internship Coordinator


Lumhe “Micco” SampsonSeneca/Mvskoke
Program Support