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Fall Festival held at Red Lake High School

Fall Festival held at Red Lake High School

A Fall Festival was held at Red Lake High School on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. The event was organized to invite parents of high school students into the school for a meal and other activities, including a rally for the Red Lake Warriors and Lady Warriors basketball...

Fall Festival held at Red Lake High School - P2

A Fall Festival was held at Red Lake High School on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. The event was organized to invite parents of high school students into the school for a meal and other activities, including a rally for the Red Lake Warriors and Lady Warriors basketball...

Fall Festival held at Red Lake High School - P3

A Fall Festival was held at Red Lake High School on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. The event was organized to invite parents of high school students into the school for a meal and other activities, including a rally for the Red Lake Warriors and Lady Warriors basketball...

MARY LAGARDE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MINNEAPOLIS AMERICAN INDIAN CENTER HONORED BY THE AMERICAN INDIAN STUDENT CULTURAL CENTER

Minneapolis, MN – The American Indian Student Cultural Center at the University of Minnesota recently selected Mary LaGarde, Executive Director of the Minneapolis American Indian Center to be one of the three women recognized at the Honoring American Indian Women Luncheon held on Friday, November 21 at Coffman Union at the University of Minnesota. The Luncheon honors outstanding Native women...

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The light of the sun in a dark basement

IN A REMOTE FEEDING tent in famine-stricken Ethiopia in 1984, Congressman Frank Wolf held a dying baby in his arms and had a great awakening in his soul. The Republican from Virginia had been in office less than four years-and had never traveled to an underdeveloped country-when he showed up in Ethiopia and asked the U.S. embassy in Addis Ababa to take him to "the hunger area." Embassy personnel...

Give the Gift of Preparedness this Holiday Season

CHICAGO – With the holidays fast approaching, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V office encourages everyone to consider giving gifts that will help protect their family members and friends during a future emergency. “A gift to help prepare for emergencies could be life-saving for friends and family,” said FEMA Region V acting regional administrator, Janet Odeshoo. “These gift...

Thanksgiving weekend now most dangerous on Minnesota roads

Thanksgiving holds a more dubious honor than being the best day to gather ’round for a turkey...  Website

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How to prepare a delicious Thanksgiving turkey

t is the showcase piece of the Thanksgiving meal, and Karl Benson of Cooks of Crocus Hill wants to make sure we roast it...  Website

A Native American Thanksgiving

For indigenous tribes of North America, Thanksgiving is not a once-a-year event, said Tomaquag Museum Executive Director Lorén Spears. Among the Narragansett Tribe, 13 Thanksgivings are celebrated, otherwise known as Thanksgiving...  Website

NACA afterschool program wins award from Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A local substance abuse prevention program tailored for at-risk Native American youth in the Flagstaff community won the Outstanding Out of School Time award Nov. 15 from the Arizona Center for Afterschool...  Website

In the footsteps of warriors: Legendary 'Indian Robin Hood' descendants thrive in Ga. Guard

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- In 1865 a young Native American Revolutionist named Henry Berry Lowry, rose up from the swamps of North Carolina to fight racial injustice being directed against his Lumbee Indian...  Website

Warriors open in Blackduck, win 80-44

The Red Lake Warriors opened their 2014-15 basketball season in Blackduck on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, winning 80-44. Red Lake's 7th grade lost their game, but the 8th grade team won. Blackduck did not have a JV team this year. The Warriors will travel to Cass Lake on Friday, December 5, 2014, and to NCTC on December 8, 9 and 11. Their home opener is scheduled for December 16th with...

Redskins have the right to sue Native Americans over trademarks, judge rules

The Washington Redskins can continue battling in court to try to hold onto their trademark protections, a federal judge ruled...  Website

Thanksgiving could mean Minnesota turkey

Thanksgiving looms, and let’s face it: This holiday can hardly happen without Minnesota and Wisconsin. Minnesota will raise an estimated 45 million turkeys in 2014, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. That makes the state tops in the nation, followed by North Carolina (35 million), Arkansas (29 million), Indiana (17 million), Missouri (17 million), and Virginia (16...  Website

Unions plan Black Friday strike to kick off series of protests

Unions in the Twin Cities and their allies are planning to kick off a series of strikes and protests on Black Friday, billed as the busiest shopping day of the...  Website

Payday lender uses Indian Reservation as front for "criminal usury"

A clampdown on payday loan companies in the US has seen some companies adopt an elaborate ruse to escape interest-rate regulations, according to Bloomberg, with $4 billion worth of loans supplied by Native American tribes last...  Website

AFP SCORECARD WILL INFORM ACTIVISTS OF WHERE THEIR LEGISLATORS STAND

St. Paul -- Americans for Prosperity - Minnesota recently released the 2014 Economic Freedom Scorecard to grade Minnesota state legislators on key votes concerning issues relating to economic freedom. As the nation’s largest and most effective grassroots advocate for economic freedom, AFP's Minnesota state chapter believes reducing the size, scope, cost and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and...

First Nations to 'resist' complying with financial transparency act

Three Western Treaty First Nations say they will "resist" the federal government's order to comply with the financial transparency act by tomorrow or risk losing federal...  Website

Hopi Elections Board looks to include more absentee voters in election process

KYKOTSMOVI, Ariz. - The Hopi Election Board hopes to revise some parts of the election process, especially the way the tribe deals with absentee ballots, through amendments to the Hopi Constitution and by-laws of the Hopi Tribe before the 2017...  Website

Election grievance against Navajo Nation presidential candidate Russell Begaye dismissed

FARMINGTON — The Navajo Office of Hearings and Appeals on Monday dismissed the complaint filed against Navajo Nation Council Delegate Russell Begaye, clearing the way for him to continue campaigning for the...  Website

Beatrice Dee Johnson

Beatrice Dee Johnson Feb. 27, 1969 - Nov. 24, 2014 "Na-Mooka-Mon-Equay Knife Woman" Beatrice Dee Johnson, 45, of Cass Lake, MN passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 at her home. Traditional Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the Cass Lake Facility Center in Cass Lake, Minnesota with Spiritual Leader Alan Hardy "Manidoo" officiating. A wake will begin 2:00pm,...

Rep. Roger Erickson: Letter to the Editor

Friends, I wanted to thank you for the honor you gave me in 2012 when you sent me to represent our district in the Minnesota House of Representatives and all of the kind words and support I’ve received since. It was truly one of the greatest experiences of my life. Although I am disappointed that I won’t be returning to the House for a second term next year, I will – as all Minnesotans should – be watching the new Republican majority to...

Alcatraz's Sunrise Ceremony: 40 Years of Celebrating Self-Determination

My first visit to Alcatraz was about a dozen years ago, when I boarded a ferry at 5am with my two young daughters in tow to commemorate Un-Thanksgiving—or, as it’s also known, the Indigenous People’s Sunrise Gathering. With daughters still too young to fully digest critical analysis about the historic oppression of American Indians, I figured that dragging them out of bed and taking them to a giant rock in the middle of the bay before the...  Website

 
 
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