Niigaan Program

The Mille Lacs Band has Niigaan Program chapters in each reservation district. Band families with youth ages 5-18 are invited to sign up; there is no cost to participate.

Niigaan Program activities run Monday-Saturday. Areas of activity include:

  • Character and leadership development
  • Health and life skills
  • Education and career development
  • The arts
  • Sports, fitness and recreation

Calendars

Aazhoomog Oct to Jan 2016 2017

Chiminising Niigaan Calendars Aug to Jan 2017

Minisinaakwaang Niigaan Sept to Feb

Neyaashing Niigaan Oct to Jan 2017

Administrative Staff

The Niigaan Club staff are located in District I, District II (East Lake), District IIA (Isle), and District III. Coordinators carry out daily operations and programming for each district and ensure that the program serves the communities effectively. Each coordinator supervises the Nigaan specialists who work under him or her. Any questions, comments or concerns about specific activities of the program should be directed to the respective coordinator.

District I Neyaashing

Bugs Haskin, District I Coordinator: bugs.haskin@millelacsband.com, 320-532-4690 Ext. 2020

District II Minisinaakwaang

Bradley Sargent, District II Coordinator: bradley.sargent@millelacsband.com (218) 768-3311/ext. 2230

District IIa Chiminising (Isle)

Vacant, District IIa Coordinator, contact byron.ninham@millelacsband.com, 320-532-4690, Ext. 2231 Fax: 320-532-4718

District III Aazhoomog

Robert Livingston, Jr., District III CoordinatorRobert.livingstonJr@millelacsband.com, 320-384-6240/ext. 241

Overall Program Contacts

Byron Ninham, Directorbyron.ninham@millelacsband.com, 320-532-4690, Ext. 2231 Fax: 320-532-4718

District 1- Bugs Haskin, bugs.haskin@millelacsband.com, (320) 630-2412

District 2- Bradley Sargent (Interim), bradley.sargent@millelacsband.com, (218) 768-3311/ext. 2230

District 2A- Vacant, contact byron.ninham@millelacsband.com, 320-532-4690, Ext. 2231 Fax: 320-532-4718

District 3- B.J Livingston, robert.livingstonjr@millelacsband.com, (320) 362-1036