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An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America


July 26, 2003 - Issue 92


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Care-Giving To Children In The Absence of Adults


In Watersmeet, Michigan at the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Tribal Spirit Center on June 23-27, 2003, a program was held called "Care-Giving To Children In The Absence of Adults" This program was Sponsored by Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in cooperation with Michigan State University Extension- Gogebic County.

The program involved teaching the children how to be responsible babysitters. They learned about creative play, disasters, safety, health, nutrition, CPR and First Aide. There were 14 youth who graduated from the class and 5 who became certified babysitters.

As you can tell by the photos, a great time was had by everyone involved.

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