BAY MILLS NEWS “Serving the Bay Mills Indian Community” Vol. 8 No. 2 GchiManidoo-giizis Big Spirit Moon January 15, 2004 Boys & Girls Club has something for all kids Getting cabin fever? Boys & DAILY ACTIVITIES Monday, Jan. 26 — opportunity for those interested Tribes Youth (MUTY) Basketball Girls Club of Bay Mills has an Monday - Thursday 3:30-4 is Community Pride, Board Games; in playing Michigan United League to get in practice. action-packed winter after school free time and snacks. 5-6: Sports; 6-7: Library, Skiing, days Monday through Thursday for Club members and special Monday -Thursday 4-5 is Power Hour. or Free Time Tuesday, Jan. 27 — 4-5: New activities just for teens! field trips twice a month for teens Monday - Thursday 7-7:30 is Health or Cooking, 5-6: The Boys & Girls Club of are located on Julie Hopper’s on Friday nights. Free Time. Newspaper, Arts & Crafts, or Bay Mills has exciting news for office door as well as the permis- Regular Club programming SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES Free Time, 6-7: Sports or all teens ages 13-18. Teen night sion slips. Permission slips must such as Smart Kids and Power In addition, the following Beading at Boys & Girls Club is now be signed in order to go. For Hour are always offered. Smart activities are offered at these spe- Wednesday, Jan. 28 — structured differently. more information, please contact Kids is is a national program to cific times for the rest of January, Leadership, Letter Writing; 5-6 We will be taking teens on Julie Hopper at 248-3241, ext. help prevent risky behavior in “Winter Fun” month: Sports, 6-7: Special Projects, two field trips per month. The 3133. kids by providing them with Thursday, Jan. 15 — 4-5: Computers, or Free Time Youth Center/gym will no longer Boys & Girls Club offers a knowledge, skills and self- Current events or outside; 5-6: Jan. 29 — 4-5: Current Events be open every Friday evening. homework lab/tutoring and esteem. “SMART” stands for Smart Kids, Club Pride or Free or Outside; 5-6: Club Pride or The field trips will vary but all career exploration opportunities “skills, mastery and resistance Time; 6-7 Sports Free Time; 6-7: Sports expenses will be paid and will on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and training.” Some issues addressed Monday, Jan. 18 — 4-5: TEEN NIGHT FIELD TRIP take place on designated Fridays Thursdays from 3:30-4:30. The are avoidance of tobacco, alcohol Board Games; or Play Station, 5- (AGES 13-18) only. Please check the club cal- lab will be located in the base- or drug use, and postponement of 6: Sports, 6-7: Science, Friday, Jan. 16 — Movie at endar monthly to find out about ment of the college library. For intimate relations. Power Hour is Snowshoe or Free Time Varsity Cinema upcoming trips. more information, please contact a national program to help with Tuesday, Jan. 20 — 4-5: Friday, Jan. 23 — Laker January’s Friday field trips Aaron Tadgerson at 248-3241 homework, tutors and add educa- Health or Cooking, 5-6: Hockey Game include viewing the movie “Lord ext. 3161. tional enhancement to help par- Newspaper, arts and crafts or free (Call or stop in for times and of the Rings” at Varsity Cinemas Every Wednesday from 8-9 ticipants excel in school. time; 6-7 Sports or Beading meeting arrangements.) on Jan. 16 and cheering the p.m., the Boys and Girls Club Kids (or their parents) who are Circle TEEN BASKETBALL Lakers Hockey Team on against offers an open gym for all teens interested in joining the Boys & Wednesday, Jan. 21 — 4-5: Every Wednesday from 8-9 Providence at the Norris Center who want to get out of the cold Girls Club of Bay Mills can call Music or Free Gym; 5-6: Sports, p.m., the Boys and Girls Club of on Jan. 23. The sign up sheets and play basketball. 906-248-3241, ext. 3116, email 6-7: Writing, Painting or Free Bay Mills offers an open gym for firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop in. The club is located at the Time in the Youth Center. Thursday, Jan. 22 — Brimley all teens who want to get out of the cold and play basketball. Snowplowing can cause Waishkey Center. half day: 1-7:30 p.m. This would also be a great hazard to drivers and plows BAY MILLS — Personal way must remain clear at all Snaring rabbits for food and fur trucks plowing snow across roads times. Additionally, no snow is to have been causing a hazard or be pushed at or near residences. damage to tribal snowplows and Citations could be issued to From the Bay Mills History drivers. Numerous complaints those not following these require- Department have been made to Bay Mills ments. Long ago when snow covered Construction and the tribe. Bay Mother Earth, the Anishnaabeg Mills Law Enforcement and Bay A SPECIAL REMINDER TO had already moved to their winter Mills Construction reminds PARENTS: kids must remain homes. Food was scarcer then. everyone that: clear of snowplows — playing Snaring rabbits was one of the — Proper warning lights are around plows is a dangerous ways of supplying not only food required on trucks plowing across game. Bay Mills Construction but the needed furs as well. It roads. staff asks that kids be kept away could mean survival during hard — No snow or debris can be from snowbanks while plows are times. pushed onto the road — the road- at work. Snaring rabbits is usually the first step into hunting and trap- Bay Mills Health Center has ping for many of the young boys. Snaring took place between limited supply of FluMist freeze up time and break up time. BAY MILLS — The FluMist Bay Mills Health staff is also Wiigab (basswood fiber) would vaccine has arrived! This is a trying to obtain 10 or 20 doses of have been used to make the live, but weakened intranasal vac- the inactivated flu vaccine for snares. Today, picture wire is a cine to be given to healthy people their high risk patients only. They favorite. ages 5–49 years of age. The Bay are waiting to hear if they will be Rabbit fur was the first cloth Mills Health Center is asking able to receive any. This vaccine used for the baby in his cradle- anyone who is interested in get- is in very short supply and the board. It was also used for the ting this vaccine to call to let us state has allocated a limited sup- baby’s diaper along with moss for know. Staff will set aside ply to each local health depart- absorbency. The Anishnaabeg Tuesday, Jan. 20, for giving this ment. They then have to request used it in their moccasins for vaccine. Please call 248-5527 to some from our Chippewa County warmth in the wintertime. Rabbit schedule an appointment for Health Dept., which has been skin blankets were a favorite as Photo Courtesy Bay Mills History Dept. Tuesday afternoon. done. well. It took 60 to 70 rabbit skins to make one. Above, Bobby Parrish as a young boy holds up two rab- All parts of the rabbit were bits. The son of Clarence and June Parish, Bobby’s last used. Here is an old recipe you name appeared on his birth certificate with two Rs, and he may want to try: never had it changed — that’s why they are the only Parish Rabbit Soup family with two Rs. (Waabooz Naboob) with flour and water. Leave the To the water in which rab- paste lumpy so as to make lit- bits are boiled is added a tle dumpling floating in the piece of salt pork. Great care soup. (Squash blossoms and is taken, however, while dress- corn silkens may be added for 49735 Gaylord, MI ing rabbits to save all the flavoring and thickening.) Permit No. 226 blood, as it is excellent for the PAID Brimley MI 49715 soup. After boiling about an U.S. Postage 12140 W. Lakeshore Dr. Right, is a depiction of a tradi- PRSRT STD Bay Mills News hour the soup is thickened tional rabbit snare.