2023 Northern Training (In-Person)

Wednesday, July 12, 2023 - Thursday, July 13, 2023 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University, 13466 W. Trepania Rd. Hayward, WI

Wednesday, July 12, 8 am to 4 pm & Thursday, July 13, 8 am to 12:30 pm 

Program Overview

American Indians Against Abuse (AIAA), The Lac Courte Oreilles (LCO) Oakwood Haven Shelter, and End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse) will host this unique event July 12, 8am-4pm and July 13, 8am-12:30pm.  We will gather at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University in Hayward, for a program that will integrate cultural presentations and breakout sessions with a rural and tribal advocacy focus.

Keynote Speaker Lisa Brunner, member of the White Earth Ojibwe Nation of Minnesota and executive director of the Sacred Spirits First National Coalition, will deliver morning and afternoon presentations, Beyond the Binary of Victim/Abuser, and The Doctrine of Discovery: Impact on Survivors.

See EVENT RESOURCES, below, for links to Flyer and Detailed Agenda.

Registration, Lodging, & Deadlines 


  • Tribal Programs Scholarship Application (contact aiaa.denisej@gmail.com)
  • June 19: Lodging – Call Seven Winds Lodge (715-634-5643) or Flat Creek Lodge (877-883-1304) for rooms beginning at $90/night
  • June 30: Registration Closes

Registration Fee: $175 (exceptions below) 

  • End Domestic Abuse WI Nontribal Member Programs: Fee waived with member training access ID provided to members in advance.
  • American Indians Against Abuse Tribal Program Members: Fee waived with scholarship code. Contact aiaa.denisej@gmail.com to be considered for a full scholarship, including registration fee, before completing this registration.
  • All other registrants will be asked for payment upon completing registration.


A block of rooms is reserved July 11-13 at Seven Winds Lodge and Flat Creek Lodge in Hayward for those who need lodging. (Tribal DV/SA program scholarship recipients: contact aiaa.denisej@gmail.com for lodging.)


For Covid mitigation & community care, rapid tests and masks will be available, and we ask that everyone do their best to follow these practices:

  • If you do not feel well, stay home.
  • Take a Covid test and enter the space only if results are negative.
  • Wear a mask covering your nose, mouth, and chin, except during meals or when presenting.

Event resources

Helpful information about the event to help you prepare.

Event registration

Registration for this event has closed as of June 30, 2023.

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