Honoring the resiliency of Native American people, AICHO’s vision is to strengthen our community by centering indigenous values in all aspects of our work.

AICHO’s operating philosophy is that every American Indian woman and child deserves to live in a safe, non-threatening environment and should be treated with dignity and respect.

The American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO)
is one of 27 nationwide facilities that focus on a specific ethnic group. We provide housing services for people suffering from long-term homelessness, transitional housing for survivors of domestic abuse, and we run a 10-bed domestic violence shelter - the only Native American shelter that provides services to battered women and their children in the seven county area surrounding Duluth, Minnesota.

AICHO was featured a Minnesota Housing Partnership Agency Spotlight  >> Read Article

Employment Opportunities
Dabinoo'Igan Shelter Advocate
Full Time Dabinoo'Igan Shelter Advocate
Cultural Program Coordinator
Financial Manager

In the News

Layers of Meaning: Anishinaabe artist adds personal stories, modern touch to traditional look.  - Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless - Tribal Organization Update: Spotlight on AICHO
A large part of Tribal Organizing at the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless (MCH) is centered in building strong relationships with American Indian Communities and to learn more deeply about effective and creative solutions... [Read More]

New Center in Duluth Offers Housing for Natives Hoping to Start New Lives

First Nations Development Institute Awards $165,000 in Grants to Six Native American Organizations and Tribes

Move In Fundraiser
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2017 Calendar Now Available!
Through Our Eyes - $10
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2015 Annual Report
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Ann Dunn's new book, Fire in the Village: New and Selected Stories featured on MPR
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News & Events

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Ceremonial Pregnancy
Art Opening | Friday, Feb 24
Trepanier Hall, 202 W 2nd Street, Duluth, MN
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Original Artworks by Steveboyyi Makubuya, Kampala, Uganda
March 4 | 6:30PM
Trepanier Hall, 202 W 2nd Street, Duluth, MN
Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome!
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Read more about Steveboyyi

Paint Night with Leah Yellowbird
March 17 | 5:30 - 8:30PM
A hands on painting event with instruction by Leah Yellowbird.  Materials will be provided. $40 fee paid at the door.  View the flyer

In the News:
KUMD: "Journey to Wellness in Indian Country"



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