As a private, non-profit organization, the Nokomis Center relies on your support to carry out our important mission of promoting an understanding of the rich culture of the Anishinaabeg People to the community at large.

At Nokmois Learning Center we are always looking for help to maintain and improve our programs for the future. You can help make that possible. The Nokomis Learning Center is a part of the Greater Lansing Community that increases diversity awareness and education. Please consider making a donation to help us continue providing quality programs for our visiting school groups and our larger community.

Thank you for showing your support and commitment to our center.

For more information on our current and past events, please call the center.

Also consider making your donation to the Center in the form of a yearly gift to our Annual Fund. More information can be found below.

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Thank You Very Much for your support!

Annual Membership

The Nokomis Learning Center’s Annual Membership can be purchased in our on-site gift shop or you can download and print the order form below.

You are invited to become a member

Become a friend of the Nokomis Learning Center and discover the exciting culture of the Native American peoples who have lived in the Great Lakes region for thousands of years!

Your membership will help support the Center’s mission and better serve the thousands of school children who visit our facility annually. Each year schools, scouting groups and individual visitors enjoy a “hands-on” learning experience with knowledgeable members of our staff and volunteers.

Since its founding in 1988, Nokomis has hosted numerous exhibitions and educational programs, published several books, and been a model for many other institutions around the nation. We invite you to become a part of our efforts to promote Michigan’s rich Native American heritage.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Our quarterly newsletter
  • Invitations to special events and educational programs
  • Special offers on educational materials (Student and Educator membership only)
  • 10% off gift shop purchases and facility rentals

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Download the Membership Form.

Annual Gift

Nokomis Learning Center has established a fund for those who wish to pledge an annual gift to support our mission. Nokomis greatly appreicates its yearly donors and their committment to our mission of preserving and presenting Anishinaabeg history and culture. Please print an Annual Fund donation form and help support our mission!

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Nokomis Wish List

In addition to monetary donations, Nokomis is always searching for donations of goods and services. Here are some of the things we hope for to keep our Center running smoothly. Should you wish to donate any of these items, please contact the Center at 517.349.5777.

Office Supplies:
Desktop or Laptop Computer
Wireless Router
Printer/Copier Paper
Office Supplies (pens/markers, sticky notes, batteries, etc..)
Poster or Display Boards
Postage Stamps

Cleaning Supplies:
Paper Towels
Bathroom Cleaning Supplies
Kitchen Cleaning Supplies
Sponges or Souring Pads
Tile Floor Cleaner
Carpet Cleaner or Stain Remover

Kitchen Supplies:
Kitchen Faucet
Kitchen Towels

General Supplies:
Storage Totes
Display Cabinets for Artifacts
Storage Containers for Artifacts
Upright Storage Box for Poster/Prints
Horizontal Storage System for Poster/Prints

Outdoor and Garden Supplies
Donation Tube
Garden Rocks-All Sizes
Weed Fabric
Plant Markers
Solar Lights
Landscape Edging
Garden Tools (shovels, pruners, loppers etc…)
Ice Melt

5153 Marsh Rd. | Okemos, MI 48864-1198
Phone: 517-349-5777

Hours: Monday & Wednesday from 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Other Times by Appointment