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Native American Family Involvement Day
Native American Family Involvement Day
NAFID 2017

Native American Family Involvement Day (NAFID) is Thursday, November 16th, 2017!

We invite each MPS school to celebrate NAFID, engage Native parents, and recognize Native people in education and in our community.


The official hashtag for this years events are #NAFIDmps17


NAFID School Event Ideas

  • Community speakers & presentations
  • Drum groups & dance exhibitions
  • Resource Fairs
  • Native film screenings
  • Share a meal with families
  • Invite parents into the classroom
  • Storytellers

NAFID Activity Ideas

  • Check out Minnesota Anishinaabeg game featuring Minnesota Ojibwe language and culture from our department.
  • MPS staff can visit the Indian Education Resource Library on Destiny. There are hundreds of great books, DVDs and CDs available to MPS staff to borrow.
  • Organize a classroom activity along with a lesson. Examples include: beading workshops, moccasin making, creating tobacco pouches, dreamcatchers, etc.

Other Educational Resources

Please contact Christine Wilson at 612.668-0108 for further community resources and ideas to plan your event.

When your school has finalized their NAFID program, please email plan details to us at IndianEd@mpls.k12.mn.us