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10th ranked Warriors move to 17-4 with 95-52 win over Laporte - PP2

Red Lake New Years Eve Celebration 2015 - P25

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Department of Music Announces Scholarship Auditions

Feb. 8, 2016 Ñ Bemidji State UniversityÕs Department of Music will hold auditions for entrance into the program and for scholarships on Saturday, Feb. 20. The auditions will take place in the Thompson Recital Hall of the universityÕs Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. The auditions are open to instrumentalists and vocalists interested in Bemidji StateÕs music program, and who will enter or transfer to the university in the fall of 2016. Auditions...

GOP-led states increasingly taking control from local school boards

Governors in Michigan, Arkansas, Nevada, Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio and elsewhere — most of them Republican leaders who otherwise champion local control in their fights with the federal government — say they are intervening in cases of chronic academic or financial failure. They say they have a moral obligation to act when it is clear that local efforts haven’t led to improvement. “I want to protect the schoolchildren and their parents;...

In Boston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis, federal anti-terror programs stoke community interest and criticism

A trio of federal pilot projects aimed at thwarting violent extremism are off to a tentative start. Minneapolis and two other cities chosen to host the Department of Justice anti-terror initiative are taking different approaches, but all three are facing common hurdles. Community critics have pushed back, arguing the pilot projects train a damaging spotlight on Muslim communities and mainly seek to keep tabs on them. A lawsuit last week charges...

Minneapolis schools put controversial budget plan on hold

A plan to change the way money is spent on Minneapolis Public Schools is on hold. The school district had been poised to launch a new budgeting process this year that would ensure that money follows students with the greatest needs. Now district officials say the controversial move is not happening. “With all the changes that were happening in the district, we decided we couldn’t implement it. … We are putting it on hold,” said Tammy...

National 'Stop Disenrollment' Visual Advocacy Movement Launches

Indigenous People across Turtle Island will put their palms in the air to commence a national advocacy campaign: #stopdisenrollment, beginning today at 2 p.m. PST. The STOP Disenrollment movement follows the motto: “Not Indigenous, Not Traditional, Not Acceptable, Stop Disenrollment.” The crowd-sourced, online campaign can be followed at www.stopdisenrollment.com. There and through social media channels, Indigenous Peoples who believe that...

Retrieving Homelands: Osage Nation Wins Bid for Ted Turner's 43,000-Acre Bluestem Ranch

The Osage Nation has won a bid to buy the 43,000-acre Bluestem Ranch from Cable News Network founder Ted Turner, restoring some of the 1.2 million acres the tribe owned until the early 1900s. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the Osage reported that their bid had been accepted and that they were about to close on the property, which county records said are worth more than $3.3 million, according to News on 6. “We are extremely pleased...

Study Debunks Notions About Native Americans, Alcohol

In contrast to enduring stories about extraordinarily high rates of alcohol abuse among Native Americans, University of Arizona researchers have found that Native Americans’ binge and heavy drinking rates actually match those of whites. The groups differed regarding abstinence: Native Americans were more likely to abstain from alcohol use. The UA study, published online Monday in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, was conducted by James...

Girls basketball team proudly wears Navajo hairstyle during game

A girls basketball team in Arizona sailed to another victory on Friday, proudly wearing their Navajo hairstyle on the court and inspiring players across the nation to do the same. The Flagstaff Lady Eagles defeated Coconino High School by a score of 64 to 56. But the greater win was cultural -- players on both teams, as well as many spectators, wore the traditional "tsiiyeeł" hairstyle that drew controversy a few days earlier when the girls...

'Sorry we shot your sacred moose': Hunters apologise after killing rare albino bull revered by Canadian tribes

Three hunters are trying to make amends for causing an outcry after they killed a rare albino moose considered sacred by the indigenous Mi'kmaq people. The hunters, who have not been named, shot the animal in the Cape Breton Highlands of Nova Scotia in Canada during a recent trip to the area. They claim they did not realise that their trophy would spark outrage among the Mi'kmaq, who believe albino creatures to be 'spirit' animals. Read more:...

Hilarious! Comic Jonny R. aka 'The Ojibwe Outlaw' is Fostering a Career in Laughs

Lydell Roberts pulls many of his jokes from his family. People laugh when they hear the comedian is raising eight kids, five of which foster children. “I didn’t even know I was a foster parent,” he says. “I just thought I was babysitting for a long time.” For the most part, Roberts is playing nanny. He and his wife Jessica have seen 24 children come through their home on a temporary basis in 22 years. “That’s where I get most of...

Female Native artists exhibit at Artistry

In many Native American communities, women are considered the cultural-bearers and the backbone of society. Historically, they are also the predominant producers of art. And yet, they are one of the most underrepresented groups on the arts scene. Dyani White Hawk aims to change that with “Sinew: Female Native Artists of the Twin Cities,” an exhibition featuring seven Minnesota-based artists from indigenous backgrounds opening this Friday at...

10th ranked Warriors move to 17-4 with 95-52 win over Laporte - PP2

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors scored quickly and never stopped, nor trailed, in their 95-52 win over Laporte on Thursday, February 4, 2016. They jumped out to a 13-2 lead and led 50-23 at the half. Five Warriors were in double-figures on the night, with both Rob McClain and Jeremy Martin hitting 17, Willian Morrison added 13, Anthony Beaulieu had 12 and Robert Beaulieu III netted 11. Jamie ...

10th ranked Warriors move to 17-4 with 95-52 win over Laporte - Set 2 - P3

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors scored quickly and never stopped, nor trailed, in their 95-52 win over Laporte on Thursday, February 4, 2016. They jumped out to a 13-2 lead and led 50-23 at the half. Five Warriors were in double-figures on the night, with both Rob McClain and Jeremy Martin hitting 17, Willian Morrison added 13, Anthony Beaulieu had 12 and Robert Beaulieu III netted 11. Jamie ...

Red Lake Lady Warriors upset Clearbrook-Gonvick 72-64 - P5

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors, ranked 45th in the stated, hosted the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears, ranked 34th, picking up their eighth straight win Tuesday night with their 72-64 win. Right at the start the Lady Warriors came out of the gate fast and hard, leading by as much as 17 points in the first half, 27-10. But Clearbrook-Gonvick kept coming back, and with top scorer Grace White...

Red Lake Lady Warriors upset Clearbrook-Gonvick 72-64 - Set 2 - P5

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors, ranked 45th in the stated, hosted the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears, ranked 34th, picking up their eighth straight win Tuesday night with their 72-64 win. Right at the start the Lady Warriors came out of the gate fast and hard, leading by as much as 17 points in the first half, 27-10. But Clearbrook-Gonvick kept coming back, and with top scorer Grace White...

Warriors win in Minneapolis - P6

MINNEAPOLIS - The Red Lake Warriors boys basketball team traveled to Minneapolis on Friday to take on Minnesota Transition School. There, they took a 32-22 halftime lead and held on for the 67-62 win. Then, it was on to Hopkins High School for a game with Maranatha Christian Academy in the Hopkins High School Super Showcase 60. Red Lake came out strong against Marantha and led 31-22 at the half,...

Lady Warriors continue to win with 85-33 win over Northwoods - P8

The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Northwoods on Thursday, January 28, 2016, and took a 45-17 halftime lead to their 14th win of the season, 85-33. Red Lake is now 14-3 on the year. Grace White led the Lady Warriors with 31 points, also getting a triple-double with 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 4 blocked shots. Alexis Desjarlait added 20 points, Autumn Holthusen 15, Angel McClain 7 and Danielle...

Lady Warriors continue to win with 85-33 win over Northwoods - Set 2 - P8

The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Northwoods on Thursday, January 28, 2016, and took a 45-17 halftime lead to their 14th win of the season, 85-33. Red Lake is now 14-3 on the year. Grace White led the Lady Warriors with 31 points, also getting a triple-double with 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 4 blocked shots. Alexis Desjarlait added 20 points, Autumn Holthusen 15, Angel McClain 7 and Danielle...

Red Lake has no trouble with Walker-Hackensack-Akley in 69-31 win - P10

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors hosted the Walker-Hackensack-Akley Wolves on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, and came off to a quick start with the lead that they would never give up. Red Lake led 38-13 at the half. Senior Jeremy Martin needed 27 points to hit the 1000 career point mark, and in the first half netted a quick 12 points. However, two fouls put him on the bench until the second half. ...

Red Lake has no trouble with Walker-Hackensack-Akley in 69-31 win - Set 2 - P10

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors hosted the Walker-Hackensack-Akley Wolves on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, and came off to a quick start with the lead that they would never give up. Red Lake led 38-13 at the half. Senior Jeremy Martin needed 27 points to hit the 1000 career point mark, and in the first half netted a quick 12 points. However, two fouls put him on the bench until the second half. ...

Warriors cruise to 70-39 win over Kelliher-Northome Mustangs - P18

RED LAKE - The 11-2 Red Lake Warriors hosted the Kelliher-Northome Mustangs on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, having came off an 81-36 win over the Mahnomen Indians on Monday. At the half the Warriors led the Mustangs 37-20, and cruised to a 70-39 victory with 5 players all in double figures. Kendall Whitefeather led Red Lake with 12 points, Jamie Cook hit for 11, Jeremy Martin, Will Morrison and...

Shinnecock Nation To Grow Medical Marijuana And Build Dispensary On Reservation

The Shinnecock Indian Nation will grow and process medical marijuana and build a dispensary on reservation land by the end of the year, tribal officials said this week. The tribe's general council, or voting populace on Saturday passed a measure that would allow the tribe to construct both a cultivation facility and a dispensary on reservation land. According to Tribal Trustee Chairman Bryan Polite, the ordinance is “coextensive” with the...

Nonprofit that aids Native Americans seeking to buy business

FORT COLLINS — A Fort Collins-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that promotes alternative housing and energy, nutrition and education for Native American women and their families is seeking donations to help it launch a crowdfunding effort to buy a business in southern Colorado whose sales would benefit the organization’s work. Tiyospaye Winyan Maka — its name means “extended family of women of the earth” —  wants to start a crowdfunding...

CHAIR DRAZKOWSKI, REP. HANCOCK TO HOLD PROPERTY TAX TOWN HALL MEETING IN BEMIDJI

ST. PAUL – Last year, Minnesota House Property Tax and Local Government Finance Committee Chairman Steve Drazkowski and State Representative Dave Hancock (R-Bemidji) held a property tax listening session in Bemidji to hear from residents concerned about rising property taxes. On Friday, February 19 those same lawmakers will hold another town meeting in Bemidji to explain what was accomplished last session on the property tax relief front, and...

Rep. John Kline talks Sen. Marco Rubio, military challenges and state of the GOP

Rep. John Kline, Republican in the Second District serving his final year in Congress after 14 years, criticized the Obama Administration's handling of foreign military crises, elaborated on his recent presidential endorsement of Sen. Marco Rubio and visibly worried over the state of the Minnesota Republican Party in a wide ranging interview with local political reporters Monday. Kline, who was recently in Afghanistan and Kuwait, said President...

Senate committee to host roundtable on Tribal Law and Order Act

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a roundtable to discuss the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010. The committee last looked into the law at an oversight hearing on December 2, 2015. Lawmakers from both parties criticized the Obama administration for failing to deliver timely reports about public safety in Indian Country. Among other provisions, the law requires the Department of Justice to provide annual reports about the number of...

Native American Suicide Prevention Bill Passes Panel

SANTA FE ― Senate Bill 250, sponsored by Sen. George K. Muñoz, passed the Senate Indian and Cultural Affairs Committee. The bill appropriates $150,000 to fund a clearing house Native American suicide prevention which provides culturally appropriate suicide prevention, intervention and post-event assistance statewide to Native American individuals, families and tribes, nations and pueblos. “Although Indian Health Services is legally...

Native American Education Bill Moves to House Floor

A bill that gives teachers more money to work in regions of the state where there are a lot of Native American students is headed to the Utah House Floor. It already passed the full Senate. In the 2015 legislative session, Utah lawmakers created a commission to spend a year studying why Utah’s Native American students are performing worse than other groups in the state. Republican Representative Jack Draxler says a major finding of that...

Agnes Lois White

Agnes Lois White Born: Thu., Nov. 5, 1942 Died: Sun., Feb. 7, 2016 Funeral arrangements are pending with the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker,...

Red Lake Constitutional Reform Community Engagement Meetings

Red Lake Constitutional Reform Community Engagement Meetings Monday, February 15, 2016 - 1 PM at the Red Lake Humanities...

Red Lake Constitution Reform Urban Community Engagement Meetings

Red Lake Constitution Reform Urban Community Engagement Meetings Sunday, February 14 - 1 PM at the American Indian Center in...

Social Services Assistant - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Red Lake

Job Title: Social Services Assistant Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Job Announcement Number: VQ-GS-16-142-PJB-1622431-BU SALARY RANGE: $32,318.00 to $42,012.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: Monday, February 8, 2016 to Friday, February 19, 2016 SERIES & GRADE: GS-0186-05 POSITION INFORMATION: Part Time 20 hours - Permanent...

 
 
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