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Minnesota American Indian Institute on Alcohol and Drug Studies Conference (MAIIADS)

The mission for the annual MAIIADS conference is: “To provide education on alcohol and drug abuse that addresses the total well-being of the American Indian individual, family, and community that is sensitive to cultural healing traditions.” The Institute is a time for professionals from American Indian communities to come together and enhance our knowledge about chemical abuse, to discuss ways to approach the healing of our communities, to learn new techniques, and most importantly, to continue our own healing processes.

The dates of the conference are July 30-August 3, 2018. Conference agenda, registration details, and related information for the 2018 event will be posted as soon as it is available. Click on the highlighted links below.

2018 Registration (register online here)

Call for Presenters’ Proposal Form 2018

Scholarship Application for 2018 Conference

Artisan Vendor Registration Form

Program Booth Registration Form

Counselor of the Year Nomination Form

Native American Prevention Program Sharing Conference

Join us in celebration of annual Native American Prevention Program Sharing Conference Joining Voices, offered during the same week as the Minnesota American Indian Institute on Alcohol and Drug Studies Conference (MAIIADS). This conference has been designed to provide both ADULT and YOUTH participants an opportunity to network and learn about substance abuse prevention. This conference features keynote speakers, breakout sessions, talking circles, speaker panels, and evening activities. These conference will give participants opportunities to:

  • Learn about prevention programs and strategies that are being implemented with Native American youth.
  • Talk with others who are interested in making prevention programs work efficiently and effectively.
  • Strengthen a good path of life for youth.
  • Strengthen connections among prevention programs throughout the Native American Nations.

The dates of the conference are July 30-August 3, 2018. Click the links below for information on this year’s Joining Voices conference and to register to attend. Conference agenda, registration details, and related information for the 2018 will be posted as soon as it is available. Click on the highlighted links below.

2018 Registration (register online here)

Call for 2018 NAPPSC Presenters’ Proposal Form

Diversity Offerings

The Cultural Awareness, Respect and Engagement (CARE) committee is a campus-wide initiative which focuses on promoting full inclusion of all peoples and creating an environment where racial and cultural differences are seen as assets. The committee sponsors several free community events throughout the year. We hope you will join us for an event on campus.