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Anishinaabe Sobriety Run starts

Red Lake Police arrest two in connection with 11 burglaries

RED LAKE -- Two people suspected of committing multiple burglaries in six different townships have been taken into custody. Brandon George Howard, 34, of Redby and Holly Beth Johnson, 30, of Redwood Falls were arrested Sunday by Red Lake Tribal Police. Howard and Johnson are suspected in burglaries which occurred during the past month that were all similar in nature, according to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office....

Anishinaabe Sobriety Run starts

BELTRAMI COUNTY -- The 18th Annual Anishinaabe Sobriety Run, a four-day relay run that starts in Red Lake and travels through Bemidji on its way to its final destination of Fon du Lac, started Wednesday morning. Pictured is Tom Barrett Sr., lead organizer of the event, running near the junction of Beltrami County Road 26 and state Highway 89....

Annual Anishinaabe Four-Day Sobriety Run kicks off in Red Lake

The Annual Four-Day Anishinaabe Sobriety Run kicked off at Red Lake Chemical Health Headquarters in Red Lake about 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2014. In four days, the Run would take them through Bemidji, Leech Lake, Grand Rapids, Floodwood, and conclude on Friday, August 2nd, at Mash-ka-wisen pow-wow grounds in Fond du Lac. Any and all runners were encouraged and welcome to participate in any ...

Annual Anishinaabe Four-Day Sobriety Run kicks off in Red Lake - P2

The Annual Four-Day Anishinaabe Sobriety Run kicked off at Red Lake Chemical Health Headquarters in Red Lake about 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2014. In four days, the Run would take them through Bemidji, Leech Lake, Grand Rapids, Floodwood, and conclude on Friday, August 2nd, at Mash-ka-wisen pow-wow grounds in Fond du Lac. Any and all runners were encouraged and welcome to participate in any ...

Annual Anishinaabe Four-Day Sobriety Run kicks off in Red Lake - P3

The Annual Four-Day Anishinaabe Sobriety Run kicked off at Red Lake Chemical Health Headquarters in Red Lake about 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2014. In four days, the Run would take them through Bemidji, Leech Lake, Grand Rapids, Floodwood, and conclude on Friday, August 2nd, at Mash-ka-wisen pow-wow grounds in Fond du Lac. Any and all runners were encouraged and welcome to participate in any ...

TWO SUSPECTS IN CUSTODY ON SEVERAL BURGLARIES

On July 27, 2014 two suspects were arrested by Red Lake Tribal Police who were assisting Beltrami and Koochiching County Deputies with burglary investigations which had occurred during the past month in northern Beltrami and in Koochichiing Counties. The burglaries were all similar in nature and investigators and deputies identified the suspects as BRANDON GEORGE HOWARD age 34, of Redby, Mn and HOLLY BETH JOHNSON age 30, of Redwood Falls, MN....

Community Health Day 2014 in Red Lake - P10

The Annual Community Health Day was held on Thursday, July 24, 2014, beginning with the Hike for Health and Million Miles Against Diabetes (MMAD) walk from the Red Lake Hospital to the Red Lake Humanities Center. The first 500 registered received T-shirts. The Health Fair began at 10 AM at the Humanities Center with about 60 programs and exhibitors that provided participants with information on...

Community Health Day 2014 in Red Lake - P11

The Annual Community Health Day was held on Thursday, July 24, 2014, beginning with the Hike for Health and Million Miles Against Diabetes (MMAD) walk from the Red Lake Hospital to the Red Lake Humanities Center. The first 500 registered received T-shirts. The Health Fair began at 10 AM at the Humanities Center with about 60 programs and exhibitors that provided participants with information on...

Community Health Day 2014 in Red Lake - P12

The Annual Community Health Day was held on Thursday, July 24, 2014, beginning with the Hike for Health and Million Miles Against Diabetes (MMAD) walk from the Red Lake Hospital to the Red Lake Humanities Center. The first 500 registered received T-shirts. The Health Fair began at 10 AM at the Humanities Center with about 60 programs and exhibitors that provided participants with information on...

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P43

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon -...

Site documents missing and murdered women

TORONTO—Amidst wide spread government intrusion and an epidemic of murder and kidnapping of Indigenous women, First Nation people in Canada are finding ways to address these issues by decolonizing their world and institutions. The launch of a new website designed to document incidents where Indigenous women have been murdered or are missing looks to do...  Website

Here's what Native Americans really look like

(CNN) -- In 2012, photographer Matika Wilbur sold everything in her Seattle apartment and hit the road on a cross-country...  Website

Red Lake Varsity Football Practice Begins Monday, August 11, 2014

Red Lake Varsity Football Practice Begins Monday, August 11, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. located at the Red Lake Football Field. Athletes who plan on participating in any upcoming sports for the school year 14/15 must have a physical. Any questions, please contact Nolan Desjarlait Sr., Athletic Director at 679-3353, ext....

Fares fall at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport but are still high

Airfares dropped more sharply at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in early 2014 than at any of the nation’s 20 busiest...  Website

The Tangled Web Of Payday Lenders On Tribal Lands

David Hyde talks with financial consultant Shawn Spruce, a member of the Pueblo tribe in New Mexico, about the intersection of payday lenders and Native American...  Website

Tribal Business Owes Oklahoma $47 Million in Smokes Revenue

According to Susan E. Huntsman, Director at Crowe & Dunlevy and Vice-Chair of the firm's Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has recently decided what may well be the last case in a decade-old dispute regarding nation-to-nation tribal cigarette sales. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/07/30/tribal-business-owes-oklahoma-47-million-s...

House approves $16.3 billion overhaul as new VA secretary takes office

WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for...  Website

Derek Nepinak re-elected Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs' grand chief

Derek Nepinak has been re-elected as grand chief of the Assembly of Manitoba...  Website

Senate advances Moapa Paiute reservation expansion

WASHINGTON – With a small adjustment, a bill that would add 26,000 acres to the reservation of the Moapa Band of Paiutes moved forward in the Senate on...  Website

First Nations now required to post chiefs' and councillors' salaries online

VANCOUVER – Time is running out for Canada’s First Nations bands to post information about their chiefs’ and councillors’ salaries...  Website

House Natural Resources Committee markup on four tribal bills

The House Natural Resources Committee is holding a markup session this...  Website

NIEA heads to Capitol Hill to advocate for Native language bills

The National Indian Education Association is heading to Capitol Hill this week to lobby for passage of two Native language...  Website

Bert Gale, Jr.

Bert Gale, Jr. Born: Tue., Nov. 19, 1935 Died: Mon., Jul. 28, 2014 Bert Gale Jr., age 79, of Sugar Point, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth, surrounded by many of his family. He was born to Bert Sr. and Lillian Gale on November 19, 1935 at Bear Island. Bert was a paratrooper with the 101st division 82nd airborne U.S. Army stationed in Ft. Bragg, NC; he served...

Red Lake Nation Fair & Pow Wow - Aug. 8-10, 2014

GRAND ENTRIES: Friday: 7:00 p.m. Saturday: 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Sunday: 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. HEAD STAFF: MC's: Murphy Thomas & Keveon Kingbird Arena Directors: Mack & Kevin Kingbird Host Drums: Young Kingbird & Red Lake PARADE – RED LAKE Saturday, August 9 @ 10 a.m. Categories: Business / Family / Kiddie / "Rez Car" (must be running) COMMUNITY FEAST Served in Ponemah...

MALT SHOP SUPERVISOR - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

** EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** MALT SHOP SUPERVISOR RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: July 30, 2014 CLOSES: August 13, 2014 SCOPE OF POSITION Under the general supervision of the F & B Restaurant Manager, Malt Shop Manager is responsible to oversee assigned shift for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES...

HOTEL SUPERVISOR - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

**EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** HOTEL SUPERVISOR RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: July 29, 2014 CLOSES: August 12, 2014 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the Hotel Manager, is responsible to oversee operations of the Hotel Front Desk for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Directly supervises...

C&V FRONTLINE CASHIER - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

**EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING** C&V FRONTLINE CASHIER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, Mn OPENS: July 29, 2014 CLOSES: August 12, 2014 SCOPE OF POSITION Under the direct supervision of the prevailing Cage/Vault Supervisor is responsible to conduct vault transactions for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Responsible for...

CHILD SUPPORT -- COURT CLERK - RED LAKE NATION CHILD SUPPORT PROGRAM/TRIBAL COURTS

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT CHILD SUPPORT -- COURT CLERK RED LAKE NATION CHILD SUPPORT PROGRAM/TRIBAL COURTS Open: August 1, 2014 Closing: August 29, 2014 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Provide clerical support and records management for operation of the Red Lake Nation Child Support Program child support cases. Full-time position with benefits; reporting to Tribal Court Administrator. Office will be...

Tribal Contracts Must Be Honored-Permanently

Most Americans know of the broken treaties that scar the history of the United States’ treatment of its First Peoples. Many do not know of more recent broken promises. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/07/29/tribal-contracts-must-be...