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Red Lake Tribal Council Approves $250.00 Trust Fund Distribution to all Members

Red Lake Tribal Council Approves $250.00 Trust Fund Distribution to all Members

According to Tribal Headquarters staff members, the Red Lake Tribal Council approved the Trust Fund Distribution yesterday, October 23, 2014, in the amount of $250.00 for each Red Lake Tribal Member. This amount is the same as last year. DISTRIBUTION OF CHECKS IS SCHEDULED AS FOLLOWS:  On Reservation Members: Thursday, December 11, 2014 ● Red Lake, Redby and Little Rock at the Red Lake...

Cass Lake man arrested for sex with 11-year-old

BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an 11-year-old girl multiple times. Lance Arnold Kingbird, 46, was arrested Saturday after the girl's mother reported the crime to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. The most recent incident occurred in Ten Lake Township, according to court documents. The victim told staff at the Family Advocacy Center in Bemidji she...

Two Red Lake men sentenced in violent crime cases

RED LAKE -- Two Red Lake were sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Duluth to seven years in prison for unrelated offenses that occurred last year on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Fernando Luis May-Gil-Garcia, 29, was convicted of assault resulting in serious bodily injury. May-Gil-Garcia plead guilty to assaulting a woman multiple times in August 2013 while she was holding a baby and unable to fend off the blows, according to a release...

$162 MILLION IN FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR HOUSING ACROSS MINNESOTA

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Minnesota Housing Finance Agency on Thursday announced funding awards of nearly $162 million that will create and preserve affordable housing across the state. This record level of funding comes just months after the Governor and Legislature approved the largest capital investment for housing in MHFA history. It will fund 78 rental and homeownership projects, creating a total of 4,000 housing units, through a variety of...

Bemidji Police Department Officers to grow beards in support of the United Way

To promote awareness and support for the United Way of Bemidji Area, officers of the Bemidji Police Department will be growing beards. The visual display will be a reminder to the community of the growing needs of our area and the importance of organizations like the United Way of Bemidji Area. Many groups choose to donate through promotions like causal Friday attire. Unfortunately, police...

FIRST PEOPLES FUND ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2014 JENNIFER EASTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD - P5

Four Native American artists from around the country-including two from Minnesota-have been named recipients of the 2014 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award. The award, presented by First Peoples Fund, honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists who embody the Collective Spirit®-that which manifests self-awareness and a sense of responsibility to sustain the cultural fabric of a...

FIRST PEOPLES FUND ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2014 JENNIFER EASTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD - P6

Four Native American artists from around the country-including two from Minnesota-have been named recipients of the 2014 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award. The award, presented by First Peoples Fund, honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists who embody the Collective Spirit®-that which manifests self-awareness and a sense of responsibility to sustain the cultural fabric of a...

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P41

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 - P42

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...

Chickasaw Nation, State sign license plate compact

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin announced today that the state and the tribe have signed a compact to offer "Chickasaw Nation" license plates to Chickasaw citizens. Governor Anoatubby said that many Chickasaw citizens have requested license plates which recognize their tribal citizenship. "We are very pleased to work with the state to offer Chickasaw...

Menominee tribe map opens doors to the past

KESHENA – It’s one of a kind: A map meant to preserve the Menominee Indian Tribe’s history. After 30 years of passion and dedication researching his tribal heritage, Mike Hoffman has something to show for all his hard...  Website

Yukon fashion designer set for Paris runway

A Yukon fashion designer is set to represent Canada in Paris. Sho Sho Esquiro is of Kaska and Tlingit ancestry. Her work offers a modernist and abstracted take on aboriginal...  Website

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P15

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 - P16

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 - P31

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 - P32

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...

Expect an enormous rally against the Redskins name at upcoming MN game

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Washington Redskins are coming to Minneapolis and the team's controversial nickname is stirring up...  Website

'No Honor In Racism Rally' Planned For Vikings-Redskins Game

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – There is controversy surrounding the Vikings home game next week. But it’s not because of the home team. It’s their opponent that’s creating waves. Not everyone agrees with the name and mascot of the Washington Redskins. Thursday, the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media announced a rally which will be held before next week’s Vikings game at TCF Bank Stadium. The rally will be at 10 a.m. at Tribal...

Experts question MNsure average rate increase of 4.5 percent

Almost immediately after the state’s insurance regulator earlier this month announced that rates for plans sold through MNsure would rise 4.5 percent on average, Republicans, health policy experts and other critics decried the figure as bogus and...  Website

US tech firm penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

SAN FRANCISCO — A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees brought from India were grossly underpaid and overworked while assigned to a special project in the...  Website

Candidate Forum held in Red Lake - P3

RED LAKE -- A Candidate Forum, sponsored by the Red Lake Political Education Committee, took place at the Red Lake Casino on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Taking part in the event were four-of-six Red Lake School Board candidates on this years ballot, Kathryn "Jody" Beaulieu, Chris Jourdain, Roy Nelson and Tina Stately. Missing were candidates Barb Thomas and Tom Barrett. Nelson, Thomas and...

Candidate Forum held in Red Lake - P4

RED LAKE -- A Candidate Forum, sponsored by the Red Lake Political Education Committee, took place at the Red Lake Casino on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Taking part in the event were four-of-six Red Lake School Board candidates on this years ballot, Kathryn "Jody" Beaulieu, Chris Jourdain, Roy Nelson and Tina Stately. Missing were candidates Barb Thomas and Tom Barrett. Nelson, Thomas and...

Marijuana Policy Project PAC Makes Maximum Financial Contribution to Jeff Johnson for Governor

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) PAC has contributed $4,000 to the campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson. The contribution to the Johnson for Governor Campaign is the maximum allowed under Minnesota law. Johnson is challenging Gov. Mark Dayton in the Minnesota gubernatorial election following a legislative session in which the governor refused to support a compassionate and comprehensive medical...

Brand-new early voting blitz targets Indian Country, young

Early voting is hitting an all-time high in Minnesota in the wake of new, no-excuses-needed voting policies here and across the country that are making it easier than ever for campaigns to lock down votes long before Election Day. Some 27 states now allow voters to cast absentee ballots weeks ahead of time without having to give an excuse for why they can't vote in person on Nov. 4. Other states...

GOP apologizes to family for using photo of child abuse victim in anti-Dayton ad

Yvonne Dean saw the Republican Party of Minnesota’s ad against DFL Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday morning and was stunned. At the tail end of the 30-second spot was the smiling but battered face of her grandson, 4-year-old Eric Dean, whose death at the hands of his stepmother last year exposed gaps in the state’s child protection...  Website

Hillary Clinton: Remain a model for how democracy works

The most recent in a succession of Democratic heavyweights to stump on behalf of Minnesota political candidates told a young St. Paul crowd that their state should continue its political successes as an example of effective...  Website

Senators call on safety agency to seek nationwide recall of air bags made by Takata Corp.

DETROIT — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high...  Website

AFN 2014: Report: Alaska has largest voting-age Native population in US

When it comes to the voting power of Native populations in the U.S., Alaska comes out on...  Website

Navajo high court orders election postponed

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The top court on the largest American Indian reservation ordered tribal election officials Thursday to postpone the Navajo Nation's presidential election and immediately reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language fluency...  Website

NAVAJO NATION IN CHAOS

WIDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The 2014 Navajo Nation Presidential Elections have just turn chaotic says Council Delegate Leonard Tsosie who is cosponsoring an emergency legislation to remove the language requirement for Navajo Nation...  Website

Take Back the Night Rally & Walk To Be Held at Ponemah

"Violence against women was imported, it is not an Ojibwe tradition. Our tradition was one of respect for women and their sacred role in life giving. Social pressure, tradition, and respect prohibited such behavior. Remember those who have died before offering your tobacco." "We are doing violence to ourselves now. They have left us alone. Those who brought the violence to us are living their...

Chairman's Community Meetings - November 3, 10, 12, 13 in each District

Ponemah District - November 3, 2014 at 6 PM - Ponemah Boys and Girls Club Little Rock District - November 10, 2014 at 6 PM - Little Rock Center Red Lake District - November 12, 2014 at 6 PM - Red Lake Humanities Center Redby District - November 13, 2014 at 6 PM - Redby Center Supper will be provided Topics to discuss, but are not limited to, will be suicide, drugs, violence and community input on ...

Red Lake Nation Toy Drive Applications now available

Red Lake Nation Toy Drive Applications are now available. Pick up locations: Red Lake Center, Little Rock Center, Redby Center, Ponemah Boys and Girls Club, Red Lake Boys and Girls Club, Seven Clans Casino-Red Lake and at the Red Lake Tribal Council. Deadline to turn them in is November 26, 2014 at noon. Save the date and get your applications in for your children ages newborn - 17 years old....

Everyone Plays a Role in Preventing Suicide

The Headwaters Alliance for Suicide Prevention (HASP) is a community-based group of individuals and agencies coordinating local and regional suicide prevention efforts. The mission is to promote healthy communities by eliminating suicide in the region through education, advocacy & community involvement. The Alliance is facilitated through the Suicide Prevention Program at Evergreen Youth & Family Services. The next meeting of the Headwaters...

Re-Advertised! - Chief Judge - Red Lake Nation Courts

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Re-Advertised! Chief Judge Red Lake Nation Courts OPEN: October 15, 2014 CLOSING: November 21, 2014 @ 3:00 p.m. Position Summary: The Chief Judge is appointed by the Tribal Chairman and ratified by a vote of the Tribal Council. The Chief Judge serves as the highest official of the Judicial Branch of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. The Chief Judge conducts hearings, trials, ...

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River

** EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River, MN OPENS: October 22, 2014 CLOSES: November 5, 2014 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the prevailing Security Manager is responsible to oversee an emergency medical need for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: •...

SECURITY GUARD - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River

** POSITION OPENING ** SECURITY GUARD RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River, MN OPENS: October 22, 2014 CLOSES: Until Filled POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the Security Manager is responsible for assigned shift to protect the assets for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assists with conducting investigations ...

HOTEL NIGHT AUDITOR - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

** POSITION OPENING ** HOTEL NIGHT AUDITOR RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: October 23, 2014 CLOSES: November 6, 2014 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the Front Desk Supervisor is responsible to oversee the daily audit of hotel activities for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Reviews data...

 
 
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