We carry Indigenous foods such as herbal teas, naturally harvested wild rice, maple syrup, maple sugar, honey, hominy, hazelnut flour,wild rice pancake mix,and white corn flour. We source our food from various local and regional Indigenous food producers. Our goal is to promote organic healthy foods in our local Duluth community
Indigenous First Discounts
This year Indigenous First Art and Gift Shop has three deals going on! We have 10% off of ALL of our East West Tote bags,10% off of our Self-Care Gift Box and Soothing Gift Box and you save $15 off your total purchase when buying an Indigenous or Intertribal Food Box! We are located at 202 W. 2nd St., Duluth MN. Our hours are M-F 10 AM – 5 PM for CURBSIDE PICKUP!
Manidoominens: Still Beading After 10,000 Years. This art exhibition is curated by Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwe tribal member & artist Wendy Savage! This show has the works of 29 beadwork artists in this region representing 14 tribal Nations in the midwest and Canada! This show is historic as this is the first group beadwork show in Duluth! And the work is phenomenal!
Click here to view the virtual gallery!This activity is made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, thanks to appropriations from Minnesota State Legislature’s General Fund.
Artwork featured: Robyn Vanwert, Rainy River First Nations tribal member
Flyer graphic design: Moira Villiard, Fond du Lac Ojibwe direct descendant
Photo of artwork: Ivy Vainio, Grand Portage Ojibwe direct descendant
Our AICHO 2021 Calendar is ready for your order. This past year AICHO was on the front lines of disseminating critical information and services during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and we continue to do so. We worked with and commissioned several Indigenous artists to help share the health safety precautions regarding the virus while still reminding us to hold onto our traditional values and culture in a safe way. Miigwech to all the contributing artists.
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AICHO honors the resiliency of Native American people by strengthening communities and centering Indigenous values in all aspects of our work; we provide housing and supportive services while also managing arts, cultural, and food sovereignty initiatives in Duluth, Minnesota.