Monday, May 18, 2020

Free Book Distributions for All Students of the Wind River Indian Reservation - May 18, 20 & 22

Shoshone Episcopal Mission            Our Father’s House
         189 Trout Creek Road                      #1 St. Michael’s Circle
            Fort Washakie, WY                                 Ethete, WY 
Are partnering with the Fremont County School District No. 21 Library for:
Free Book Distributions
for All Students of the
Wind River Indian Reservation

During the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis, it is important for the children and young adults to continue their reading skills, so important for their education.  So Shoshone Episcopal Mission of Fort Washakie, and St. Michael’s Mission of Ethete are joining efforts to make connections with families to receive books of their choice as they stay at home.  Please make an effort to receive these books for summer reading at these points of distribution.

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rocky Mountain Hall, Fort Washakie
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Blue Sky Hall, Ethete
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Great Plains Hall, Arapahoe

There will be a rack of books set up at each location for each age group and parents will choose the books for their students.  Books will be distributed until there is no more to be distributed.  First Come, First Serve.

Monday, May 11, 2020

QuadW Missional Internship Opportunity on the WRIR

Are you Native American, age 18 to 26, and currently live on or near the WRIR who seeks an opportunity to serve your family and community by addressing food security on the WRIR beginning June 1, 2020 for 7 weeks?

If yes, you may learn more and how to apply by sending an email to or texting 307-761- 0755 and providing your name and contact information and indicating as the subject, “QuadW”.

 · A living stipend of $2,000
 · Honor of serving your community
 · Virtually meet other young adults from around the country
 · Learn by doing, study, interaction and reflection
 · Experience with tribal projects related to food security
 · Field trips to nearby sacred areas

· Be enrolled in college or commitment to do so in the near future
 · A desire to serve the community and to learn
 · An interest in strengthening food security on the WRIR
 · Not having a job, school or other obligations during the 7 weeks
 · Comply with COVID-19 related orders
 · Participate fully in the program with the others

The deadline for applying is Monday, May 18, 2020 at noon.

QuadW Missional Internship is a national program that has served several communities around the nation for more than a decade and the WRIR for the last two years. Briefly, the goals are to provide young college students the opportunity to serve as interns and thereby be transformed, to provide a service and to connect with the broader community. Because of the pandemic, adjustments have been made to keep people safe. This is a unique proposal for the WRIR for 2020. 

Friday, May 8, 2020

Grow Our Own: Why Gardening? Corn, Squash & Bean Planting - Sun May 10

This week, Grow Our Own invites participants to join us for the planting of corn, squash, and beans.

We are also inviting our first guest speaker: Darlene Nixon from Boulder, Colorado to speak to our group about Guerilla Gardening.

Please set your reminds and join us on Sunday, May 10th at 11AM. See you then!

Topic: Why Gardening? Corn, Squash, Bean Planting
Time: May 10, 2020 11:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Towards Community Harmony: Healing Talking Circle - Sat May 23

The second Community Healing Talking Circle of the Riverton Peace Mission will be Saturday, May 23, 11 am to 2 pm by Zoom. The focus will be on addressing racism in our community in Riverton with the Wind River Indian Reservation.  For example, how the display of the Confederate flag by demonstrators a couple of weekends ago in Riverton impacted the community. 

To get an invitation, register at You need to be a concerned person wanting to end racism and seek to create community harmony.  The talking circle will be led by certified Circle Keepers.  This is in partnership with the Justice Pod of the Wind River Mutual Aid.

Healing Talking Circle
Saturday,  May 23, 2020 11:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Grow Our Own: Talking Tomatoes and Composting - Sun May 3

Hello everyone. The Grow Our Own Why Gardening meeting is set.

See you all on Sunday at 11a.m. 
We will talk tomatoes and composting. We hope you can join us!

Topic: Grow Our Own
Time: May 3, 2020 11:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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