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Red Lake DNR holds Natural Resources Fair in Red Lake

Red Lake DNR holds Natural Resources Fair in Red Lake

RED LAKE - Red Lake Department of Natural Resources put on a Natural Resources Fair on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Red Lake Boys and Girls Club. The event allowed the public to come out and meet the DNR from 10 AM to 2 PM, where they provided food, fun and all sorts of information about what they do on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Outside they had some of the equipment they used,...

Red Lake DNR holds Natural Resources Fair in Red Lake - P2

RED LAKE - Red Lake Department of Natural Resources put on a Natural Resources Fair on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Red Lake Boys and Girls Club. The event allowed the public to come out and meet the DNR from 10 AM to 2 PM, where they provided food, fun and all sorts of information about what they do on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Outside they had some of the equipment they used,...

Beltrami Electric Cooperative to Host Cold Weather Expo November 5

Beltrami Electric will be hosting a Cold Weather Expo on Wednesday, November 5 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm in the Cooperative Community Room. Members of the co-op will be able to receive clarification about the Cold Weather Law, along with being provided information about energy conservation and available rebates, viewing demos of member tools available online and guidance on off-peak heating...

Protesters will challenge Washington Redskins name in Minneapolis Sunday

A thousand miles west of their home turf, the Washington Redskins will face a double dose of hostility in Minnesota Sunday. Washington will play the Minnesota Vikings to the roar of a crowd inside TCF Bank Stadium, even as a chorus of speakers outside denounce their team name as a racial slur. Organizers expect thousands of protesters to turn out in what they hope will be the biggest...

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P51

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P52

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

Seriously Ill Minnesotans Excluded From State's Limited Medical Marijuana Program Call on Gubernatorial Candidates to Tell Voters Whether They Support Expanding the Law

Patients, family members, and supporters to announce which candidates have signed a statement in support of expanding the law at a new conference Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the State Office Building ST. PAUL — Seriously ill Minnesotans who have been denied access to the state’s limited medical marijuana program are calling on gubernatorial candidates to publicly state whether they support expanding the state’s medical marijuana law. A group...

Sanford researchers awarded NIH grant to explore American Indian infant mortality

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sanford Research’s Amy Elliott, Ph.D., and Jyoti Angal have a secured more than $1.7 million in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health to study methods to reduce infant deaths in American Indian communities. The project, “CBPR Initiative in Reducing Infant Mortality in American Indian Communities,” received a five-year award under the NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health &...

Genocide of California Indians Examined

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The Gold Rush brought prosperity to many of the estimated 300,000 prospectors who flocked to California between 1848 and 1855. For a large majority of California Indians, however, the Gold Rush was lethal. An all-day conference at UC Riverside on Friday, Nov. 7, will address what a growing number of scholars have come to regard as the genocide of California Indians. The...

Peterson Announces Grant for U of M Extension to Support 4-H National Mentoring Program

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Minnesota Seventh District Congressman Collin C. Peterson today announced the National 4-H Council has awarded $215,000 to University of Minnesota Extension in support of the 4-H National Mentoring Program. The grant is part of the Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's national effort to strengthen, expand and implement youth mentoring activities to improve the lives of millions of...

DIGNITY: TRIBES IN TRANSITION

In Association with Amnesty International - A Campaign to End Sexual Assaults and Discrimination of Native American Women WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of Native American Heritage Month, photographer, Dana Gluckstein, in association with Amnesty International, announce the U.S. tour of DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition, an award-winning photography exhibition, honoring Indigenous Peoples worldwide. Photographs from the exhibition will be shared on...

Got milk? Study raises second thoughts about health effects

If you’re drinking milk to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese...  Website

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P25

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Red Lake 2014 Homecoming Festivities took place at Red Lake High School. A Pep Rally kicked off the activities, followed by the crowing of this years King and Queen, and a football game between the Red Lake Warriors and Red Lake County Central. Kennedy Barrett was crowned Homecoming Queen this year, and Austin French was Homecoming King. Red Lake County Central...

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P26

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Red Lake 2014 Homecoming Festivities took place at Red Lake High School. A Pep Rally kicked off the activities, followed by the crowing of this years King and Queen, and a football game between the Red Lake Warriors and Red Lake County Central. Kennedy Barrett was crowned Homecoming Queen this year, and Austin French was Homecoming King. Red Lake County Central...

Cass Lake edges Red Lake 3-2 in Girls Volleyball - P41

It was a big night of volleyball on Monday, October 6, 2014 with the Red Lake Girls Volleyball Teams hosting Cass Lake in 4 games. Cass Lake swept all matches, the 6-7th Grade match, the 8th-9th Game, the Junior Varsity, with the Varsity games all going right down to the final firth game, 3-2. The Varsity saw Red Lake lose the first game, win the second, lost the third, win the fourth, and come...

Cass Lake edges Red Lake 3-2 in Girls Volleyball - P42

It was a big night of volleyball on Monday, October 6, 2014 with the Red Lake Girls Volleyball Teams hosting Cass Lake in 4 games. Cass Lake swept all matches, the 6-7th Grade match, the 8th-9th Game, the Junior Varsity, with the Varsity games all going right down to the final firth game, 3-2. The Varsity saw Red Lake lose the first game, win the second, lost the third, win the fourth, and come...

Anti-Redskins Ad Explains Exactly What Defenders Of NFL Team's Nickname Refuse To Accept

In just 30 seconds, a new video powerfully states its case for changing the controversial nickname of the NFL's Washington Redskins -- and banning it from television and radio. The video, produced by Red Circle Agency in association with the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media, takes aim at the different treatment that "redskin" receives relative to other racial and ethnic slurs. It begins with several people using various...  Website

Washington NFL team name one of many issues facing American Indians

The controversy surrounding the name of the Washington football team, "Redskins," will come to Minnesota this weekend when the Vikings play Washington at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank...  Website

The Haskell Women's Basketball Team is Looking Forward to a Season of Success

LAWRENCE, KANSAS – The Haskell women’s basketball team returns all starters who are looking to improve on last year’s fourth place conference finish after an (8-8) record in the Midlands Collegiate Athletics Conference...  Website

Target lays off 80 in property development

Target Corp. on Wednesday laid off 80 employees in the property development unit at its Minneapolis headquarters, a move that reflects its slower pace of opening big-box...  Website

ADM investing $3 billion to make food taste better

CHICAGO – Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. spent the past century processing crops and basic commodities. Now it’s moving to make food taste...  Website

Candidate Fair Held at Seven Clans Red Lake

The Red Lake Political Education Committee (RLPEC), a tribal non-profit, and non-partisan organization, hosted a Candidate Fair & Breakfast on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to about noon. The Fair was held at the Red Lake Seven Clans Casino and Event Center. All candidates for local and statewide office (Senate District 2 and Beltrami County) who would represent the Red Lake...

Candidate Fair Held at Seven Clans Red Lake

The Red Lake Political Education Committee (RLPEC), a tribal non-profit, and non-partisan organization, hosted a Candidate Fair & Breakfast on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to about noon. The Fair was held at the Red Lake Seven Clans Casino and Event Center. All candidates for local and statewide office (Senate District 2 and Beltrami County) who would represent the Red Lake...

County candidates debate for final time in 2014: Campaign spending key issue in county attorney

BEMIDJI -- Candidates running for office in Beltrami County's government debated Wednesday for the final time in 2014 during two...  Website

Out-of-state money pouring into Minneapolis school board race

An unprecedented amount of money is upending the citywide Minneapolis school board race with hundreds of thousands of dollars pouring in from well-funded outside...  Website

Seventh District race for Congress has national focus

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Rep. Collin Peterson is driving alone in his gold pickup, carrying his own cellphone, heading out to the harvested fields where, as the nation’s ranking member on the House Agriculture Committee, he hustled for 24 years to keep price guarantees for sugar farmers and a robust crop insurance program for everyone...  Website

DFL bus tour seeks to drive a midterm turnout

MANKATO – This midterm election, the DFL Party is not just worried about Republicans — it’s worried about...  Website

myVote helps prepare you for Election Day

myVote is a tool with several features to help prepare you for Election Day and provide you with real-time results after the polls...  Website

Mashantucket Pequot leaders seeking re-election to tribal council

Mashantucket — Two Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council members are seeking new three-year terms in tribal elections coming up...  Website

The Language Problem in the Navajo Nation Presidential Election

Navajo elder Jay Tsosie winces when he recalls those torturous classroom drills from his...  Website

Wayne Coleman

Wayne Coleman (Died October 28, 2014) Wayne Vernon Coleman, age 73, of Bejou, MN, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Samuel Memorial Episcopal Church in Naytahwaush, MN. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014, from 4-7 p.m., at the church Interment...

Lorval Jerome Hopkins

Lorval Jerome Hopkins January 6, 1935 - Sunday, October 26, 2014 Lorval Jerome Hopkins, also known as "Uncle Jeddah" age 79, of Sisseton, South Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Tekawitha Nursing Home in Sisseton, South Dakota. He was born on January 6, 1935 in Waubay, South Dakota the son of Melvin Hopkins and Sarah Bluedog. Lorval was formerly employed in...

Ojibwe Language Advisory Committee Meeting

Oshkiimaajitahdah in Redby Lunch will be provided Community Members Welcome Miigwech! Giga-waabamigoom! If you have questions or would like more information please contact Committee Coordinator Liz White at...

Upcoming Boiler class Starting in January - Boiler Operator - Special Engineer

This sixteen hour course is designed to prepare the prospective engineer to execute his/her job more safely and efficiently and to prepare him/her to take the Minnesota State Boiler Engineers Exam for a Special Engineers License. This course utilizes lecture, audio and visual training methods and tour of a facility. Please contact: Malissia Jones at Northwest Indian OIC for more information, P: 218-759-2022, F: 218-759-0090, or email:...

Erma J. Vizenor: Nickname is deeply offensive in any context

Boozhoo. I want to begin by noting that I like football, but what I have to say regarding the use of the name “Redskins” in professional football has nothing to do with football. As an American Indian woman, as a tribal leader, and perhaps most important, as a mother and grandmother, I find the term and the team name “Redskins” deeply offensive in any context. I realize that some people will continue to argue that the term...  Website