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8530 Eagle Point Blvd. #100 Lake Elmo, MN 55042  Office: (612) 638-6713 Fax: (715) 997-7009

We are happy to announce that several classes have been scheduled for 2023 beginning with a class at Northern Lights Casino in Walker, MN. Orientation will be January 23, 2023 with class scheduled to begin January 30th. Interested community members are encouraged to apply at the link above "Leech Lake Empowerment Class" or contact your TERO office for additional information. 

February will see a class in the Metro area but you must register with both Five Skies and with Building Strong Communities. To see qualifications and to apply, visit the link "Emp/Building Strong Communities" above.

Join us in March for a class in Wisconsin or in Naytahwaush, MN with the White Earth Community. Eligibility requirements for the Wisconsin Training can be found HERE

Explore our Facebook page @5skiestraining for UPDATES on future trainings. We will continue to offer our Empowerment programming as we continue to work with other projects and organizations.



Nyree Kedrowski is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and is one of the founding members. She is a certified trainer for both the Medicine Wheel and Mending Broken Hearts. Nyree’s over 20 years of experiences and training provide her with a high degree of responsive sensitivity and understanding of the needs of her clients.

HainiWiraGusgeWi - Morning Star Woman
Thunder Clan

Nicholas (Nick) Kedrowski – is a member of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin and a founding member of FSTC. His own personal experience and his experience with TEROs and Tribal grant agencies have helped Nick develop an understanding  and insight into the barriers to success facing today’s job seekers.

Maxi Hijaja - Changing Clouds
Turtle Clan


Five Skies Training and Consulting LLC is a 100% Native owned small business that specializes in providing trainings tailored to opportunities in or near to Indian Country. We provide trainings and presentation that can be facilitated as short format programming of less than one day up to multi-week trainings; depending on your specific needs. We are available to provide consulting services relating to many topics to help you create, improve, or enhance your existing programming. The following list includes some of our program offerings to help guide your inquiries, but we are happy to consider developing alternative programs based on your specific needs.

  • Empowerment

  • Teachings of the Medicine Wheel

  • Mending Broken Hearts

  • Critical Core Skills

  • Resumes and Interviewing

  • An Introduction to Financial Literacy

  • Working in Indian Country and Understanding TERO

  • TERO and 477 Partnerships


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