Youth Cultural Programs

From Youth Councils to Summer Culture Camp, the Department of Language and Culture strives to involve young people in all of its programming.

Tribal Youth Wellness Summit

Uniting Three Fires Against Violence (UTFAV) is a nonprofit that works with the 12 Federally recognized Tribes of Michigan. They provide training, education, technical assistance, and other forms of supports to tribal programs in response to domestic violence and sexual assault. UTFAV's mission is to support Michigan Tribes in promoting the social change necessary to address the disproportionate rates of violence impacting our communities

They are hosting their first annual Tribal Youth Wellness Summit in May. On May 9 & 10, 2017 they are inviting two youth per tribal community to attend the 1.5 day conference at the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center in Roscommon, MI. They'll focus on topics of healthy relationships, consent, by-stander intervention, and wellness. To attend, complete the registration form and permission slip below.

Contact Becky Williams with questions at (269) 462-4296 or

Registration form583.24 KB
Permission slip91.89 KB
Parent letter of information345.18 KB