Upcoming Events


Women Are Sacred Training

Mino-bimose'idiwag Women Are Sacred Training

The training themes will be related to cultural or traditional healing and justice in victim services, including peacekeeping, accountability and responsibility, importance of culture in working with trauma, and conflict resolution, among others. The training event is open to anyone who may work or interact with Tribal victims and survivors of violence. 

Date: August 16 & 17

Location: Island Convention Center in Harris, MI & Virtual Options

 Fee: Professionals - $120 (or $60/day); Community members, students, or virtual attendees - $30 (or $15/day)

***Scholarships available***

For more information email sayres@nmu.edu or call (906)227-3222


Day in the Life Panel

Day in the Life: Victim Advocate Panel

Hear from those working in Tribal victim services. Panelists will discuss the role of victim services in the community, crimes against victims, important considerations for working in Tribal communities, and related topics. 

Panelists are from Hannahville Victim Service Unit, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community's Niimigimiwang Transitional Home & Bay Mills Victim Services

Date: May 3, 2023 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Location: Join us on Zoom by using the URL (tinyurl.com/yyrpbra2) or login info (Meeting ID: 944 5911 6736, Passcode: 261858) 

Past Events


Self care as CC

Self-Care as Community Care with tayla shanaye 

Join us on Thursday, January 26th from 1:00 - 2:30pm as we hear from tayla shanaye, an embodiment counselor located in occupied Anishinaabek lands of so-called Marquette, MI. 

tayla has backgrounds in somatic psychology and women’s spirituality. She will present on nervous system regulation and co-regulation, somatics, working across difference, and self-care as community care.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Leeana Koster at lkoster@nmu.edu


Self-Care for Helpers

Self-Care for Helpers with Sarah Santiago

Mental health and other professionals are needed more than ever, yet the burnout rate for helping professionals is increasingly high. Self-care allows helping professionals to combat burnout and provide better care to the individuals they serve. Come learn about the 5 types of self-care and important ways that helping professionals can care for themselves. Helping professions include the fields of education, medicine, social worker, psychology, criminal justice, and others. 

Date: Friday, February 10th, 2023

Time: 1:00-2:30pm

Location: Jamrich 1319.


Summer Internship

Summer Internship with Tribal Victim Services

Are you looking for a summer internship? Mino-Bimose'idiwag presents the opportunity to work with Tribal Victim Services in different regions of the Upper Peninsula. 

Interested in applying? Fill out the form using the QR code above.

If you have additional questions call (906)227-3222 or email WPT@nmu.edu.

Applications are due: April 1, 2023