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3rd Annual Seven Clans Car Show held in Red Lake

3rd Annual Seven Clans Car Show held in Red Lake

RED LAKE, MN - The Seven Clans Casino held their 3rd Annual Car Show on Saturday beginning at 10 AM, August 29, 2015. Over 50 vehicles were on display, each with a chance to win cash and door prizes and trophies. A free outdoor concert also took place late in the afternoon with Elvis impersonator Travis LeDoyt. There was free admission to all activities for the public, and throughout the day men, ...

Minnesota DNR issues citations to tribal members in treaty protest

NISSWA, Minn. — Two Chippewa band members face possible gross misdemeanor charges of taking fish by an illegal method after they set a gill net in a central Minnesota lake Friday, part of an effort to get the state of Minnesota to recognize off-reservation gathering rights under an 1855 treaty. Jim Northrup III of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and Todd Thompson of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe set the net in Hole-in-the-Day...

MN DNR cites tribal members in second day of treaty rights challenge

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources cited Ojibwe tribal members Friday on two northern Minnesota lakes on the second day of their efforts to challenge their land use rights under an 1855 treaty. White Earth member Todd Thompson and Fond du Lac Band member James Northrup were cited for setting a gillnet in Gull Lake near Nisswa, Minn. Tribal members also harvested wild rice on nearby Hole-in-the-Day Lake without a required state...

Obama administration renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of historic Alaska trip

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska. By renaming the peak Denali, an Athabascan word meaning "the high one," Obama waded into a sensitive and decades-old conflict between residents of Alaska and Ohio. Alaskans have...

Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow: Friday Night Session - P6

The Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow was held on the weekend of August 21, 2015, with activities taking place all weekend long, along with the Pow Wow. Because of rain, the pow wow had to be moved from the new pow wow arena to the Humanities Center. Red Lake Nation 2015 Fair & Pow Wow Parade Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yl...

Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow; The Parade - P6

The Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow was held on the weekend of August 21, 2015, with activities taking place all weekend long, along with the Pow Wow. Because of rain, the pow wow had to be moved from the new pow wow arena to the Humanities Center. Red Lake Nation 2015 Fair & Pow Wow Parade Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yl...

Red Lake Nation Fishery 4th Annual Walleye Cook Off held in Red Lake - P6

The Annual Red Lake Fishery Walleye Cook Off was held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the Red Lake Humanities Center. There were 3 Categories - $500.00 - $300.00 - $150.00 cash prizes, with additional Honorable Mentions - $50.00 Walleye Cook Off Contestants and Winners Deep or Pan Fried Walleye Corey Stately Back in Da Day Tradish Dish 1st Place December Charnoski December Double Dip Walleye 2nd...

ed Lake Fair & Pow Wow; Fair Exhibits - P6

The Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow was held on the weekend of August 21, 2015, with activities taking place all weekend long, along with the Pow Wow. Fair exhibits were on display at the Red Lake Community Center. Because of rain, the pow wow had to be moved from the new pow wow arena to the Humanities...

Kaishauna Sky Thunder Memorial Walk/Run Against Drunk Driving held in Redby - P7

The Annual Kaishauna Sky Thunder Memorial Walk/Run Against Drunk Driving began in Shamahgun on Thursday, August 20, 2015, and concluded at the Redby Community Center where a Memorial Dinner was...

Red Lake DNR has Annual "Take a Kid Fishing" event at Fuller's Lake - P7

The Red Lake DNR held its Annual "Take a Kid Fishing" event at Fuller's Lake in Red Lake on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 10 AM to 2 PM. The event was geared for those 5 years-old through 12 years-old About 300 kids and parents came out to the event, which provided fishing rods to the kids, a fishing experience on a boat, along with lunch and school supplies. Not expecting as many kids as...

'Real' Indians, the Vanishing Native Myth, and the Blood Quantum Question

The following is an excerpt from a book project by Dina Gilio-Whitaker. The tentative title is There Are No Real Indians Anymore and 20 Other Myths About Native Americans. The book is co-authored with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz; Beacon Press, scheduled for fall 2016. Of all myths associated with American Indians no myth is as pervasive as the myth of the vanishing Indian. We are all familiar with many of the other myths that were invented over the...

Archaeologists study largest Native American massacre site in history

When Col. Patrick Connor led a group of U.S. calverymen in a daytime attack on the Shoshone in Idaho, at least 250 men, women and children were killed. The events of that bitter cold January morning in 1863 are referred to as the Bear River Massacre, and although it was the largest Native American massacre in U.S. history, few people know the story. For years, the exact location of the massacre was lost — but now, more than 150 years later,...

A First Nations Woman Just Won the Mrs. Universe Pageant

Enoch Cree Nation member Ashley Burnham has become the first woman from the First Nations to win the Mrs. Universe pageant, capturing the 2015 award at a ceremony held in Minsk, Belarus. According to BuzzFeed, Burnham is also the first Canadian to hold the title. Mrs. Universe is a pageant for married women that is unaffiliated with the Miss Universe pageant, which was last held in Doral-Miami, Florida, in 2014. Burnham usually goes by her...

Indian Country Today Premieres '50 Faces of Indian Country'

Indian Country Today Media Network has published its “50 Faces of Indian Country 2015” magazine, a first-ever celebration of the diversity and power of Native stars, athletes and leaders. Yankee all-star Jacoby Ellsbury, Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree Suzan Harjo, actor Jason Mamoa and WNBA icon Shoni Schimmel are just a few of the best and brightest lights gathered in the pages of a special print edition of This Week From Indian...

Sterilization of indigenous women an act of genocide, new book says

A new book is shedding light on the coercive sterilization of indigenous women in Canada in the 1970s. An Act of Genocide, Colonialism and the Sterilization of Aboriginal Women was written by Karen Stote, an assistant professor of women and gender studies at Wilfred Laurier University in Ontario. She documents 580 sterilizations of indigenous women that took place at federal hospitals between 1971 and 1974. The hospital in Moose Factory, Ont....

Drakes dominate, beat Red Lake 53-20

RED LAKE - Senior Mason Frenzel scored the final touchdown on Friday evening to put a nice cap on the Blackduck High School football team's 53-20 victory over Red Lake High School. "The first week, we didn't do so well on the offensive line and I thought we did a good job on that tonight," said Drakes coach Jeff Volk. "Today was a good game for us." The Drakes came out strong, scoring 20 points...

Warriors lose home opener to Blackduck 53-20

The Red Lake Warriors played their first home game of the season on Friday, August 28, 2015, falling to the Blackduck Drakes 53-20. Rob McClain Jr. had all three touchdowns for the Warriors, one on an offensive pass, and two on defense--an interception and a fumble recovery. The loss put them at 0-2 on the season, as they lost their first game at Fosston on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Red Lake...

Red Lake High School Volleyball Schedule 2015

Red Lake High School Volleyball Schedule 2015 Date Opponent Location Time 09/08/15 Laporte Home 5:00 p.m. 09/10/15 Cass Lake Home 5:00 p.m. 09/15/15 Indus Home 5:00 p.m. 09/17/15 Bug School Home 5:00 p.m. 09/21/15 New Halstad Away 6:00 p.m. 09/24/15 FDL Home 5:00 p.m. 09/28/15 Indus Away 5:00 p.m. 09/29/15 Blackduck Home 5:00 p.m. 10/01/15 K-N Away 6:00 p.m. 10/05/15 Cass Lake Away 5:00 p.m....

Red Lake Youth Softball League Action - P15

Red Lake Youth Softball League Action make-up game on Monday, August 10, 2015 in Redby. Last games of the season are on Tuesday, August 11th and the playoffs on the following...

Global stocks lower after Fed official suggests September rate hike still possible

BEIJING — Global stocks were mostly lower Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish global economy. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, France's CAC-40 fell 1.2 percent to 4,619.91 and Germany's DAX lost 1.3 percent to 10,164.90. Wall Street looked set for losses at the open. Futures for the Dow Jones industrial...

General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts _ from farm to fork to landfill

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 — not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill. CEO Ken Powell, in outlining the plan to The Associated Press ahead of the company's official announcement Monday, said General Mills is compelled to act because climate change ultimately will be bad for business. http://www.startr...

Criminal probe into tribal lender includes Nevada partners

HELENA (AP) – A federal criminal investigation into the former leaders of the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s online lending operations now includes a Nevada company the tribe partnered with in its first attempt to offer payday loans. Zachary Roberts, Richard Lee Broome and Martin Mazzara confirmed with Montana’s U.S. Attorney’s Office that they are the subjects, and the likely targets, of a criminal probe into their dealings with the tribe, the...

Tribal Tech Makes Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies

Tribal Tech ranked at No. 320 on Inc. Magazine's list of the 500 fastest growing privately held companies for 2015. The business moved up 188 places from last year, when it qualified for the 508th position, thus inlcuded in the top 5,000 list. Now the Native American, woman‐owned, SBA certified 8(a) and 8(m) small business has broken into the top 500. Entry into this exclusive club is limited to companies that have grown at least tenfold over...

Online renewal now available for Cherokee Nation tribal car tags

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee Nation citizens can renew their tribal license plates online starting Sept. 1. The online renewal is more convenient for Cherokee citizens in further corners of the state, saving them gas money, waiting in line and processing time. The Cherokee Nation expanded its car tags to Cherokee citizens in all 77 Oklahoma counties last year. “We are thrilled to be able to offer this kind of progressive online service to...

New charges filed against Havre businessman in tribal probe

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – A grand jury has handed down a new criminal indictment against a Havre businessman who already faces bribery, embezzlement and theft charges in a corruption investigation into the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. The new case against Shad Huston was filed in July and unsealed on Tuesday. It charges Huston with making false claims in 2011, alleging that he charged $120,000 for services his trucking company had not...

HOW DID SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM 2015 SESSION?

It's hard to believe, but summer vacation has nearly ended for all of Minnesota's teachers and students. This year, many schools began teaching prior to Labor Day meaning classrooms are already open for business and the learning has begun. With this in mind, I thought I'd take this opportunity to highlight a number of investments, reforms, and changes that were made to Minnesota's K-12 Education system during the 2015 legislative session....

Mount McKinley Will Again Be Called Denali

President Obama announced on Sunday that Mount McKinley was being renamed Denali, using his executive power to restore an Alaska Native name with deep cultural significance to the tallest mountain in North America. The move came on the eve of Mr. Obama’s trip to Alaska, where he will spend three days promoting aggressive action to combat climate change, and is part of a series of steps he will make there meant to address the concerns of...

30 Sask. First Nations have yet to file financial reports to Ottawa

REGINA – Time is running out for dozens of Saskatchewan First Nations who will face funding cuts next week unless they get their paperwork done for the federal government. The deadline to file was the end of July, but Ottawa won’t start withholding non-essential funding until Sept. 1. Thirty of Saskatchewan’s 70 First Nations had still not filed as of noon Thursday, a non-compliance rate of 43 per cent. http://globalnews...

Critics blast Alberta's Blood Tribe leaders for salaries, expenses

The chief of Alberta’s Blood Tribe, along with a dozen councillors, collectively received more than $2-million in compensation and travel expenses in the past fiscal year – a figure a handful of band members, including former political leaders, argue is inappropriate. Blood Tribe Chief Charles Weasel Head made $101,168 in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, according to the band’s financial statements prepared by external accounting...

Oliver "Sonny" Gibbs, Jr.

Oliver "Sonny" Gibbs, Jr. April 4, 1954 - August 28, 2015 Service Information Lake Lena Community Center in Sandstone, MN Tuesday, September 1, 2015 10:00 A.M. Visitation Information Lake Lena Community Center-Sandstone, MN Monday, August 31, 2015 Beginning at 6:00 P.M. Oliver "Sonny" Gibbs, Jr., 61 passed away on August 28, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth MN due to an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are pending with the...

SURVEILLANCE INVESTIGATOR GY - Seven Clans Casinos – Thief River Falls

**EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING** SURVEILLANCE INVESTIGATOR GY RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos – Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: August 27, 2015 CLOSES: September 10, 2015 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the direct supervision of the prevailing Surveillance Supervisor is responsible to review and edit tape recordings for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ...

MALT SHOP FLOATER - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

** EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** MALT SHOP FLOATER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: August 28, 2015 CLOSES: September 11, 2015 SCOPE OF POSITION Under the general supervision of the F & B Malt Shop Manager, Supervisor is responsible to oversee Day shift for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible to ensure ...

F&B MALT SHOP CASHIER/HOSTESS GY - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

**EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING** F&B MALT SHOP CASHIER/HOSTESS GY RATE OF PAY: According to pay scale LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: August 28, 2015 CLOSES: September 11, 2015 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the direct supervision of the prevailing F&B Malt Shop Manager, Supervisor is responsible to ensure exemplary customer service is provided to guests of Seven Clans...

F&B RESTAURANT SUPERVISOR - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

** EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** F&B RESTAURANT SUPERVISOR RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: August 28, 2015 CLOSES: September 11, 2015 SCOPE OF POSITION Under the general supervision of the Restaurant Manager is responsible to oversee 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. shift for Seven Clans Casino/TRF. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Responsible...

DATA ENTRY CLERK - GINIW WAAKAA'IGAN DIVISION OF REHABILITATION SERVICES

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT DATA ENTRY CLERK GINIW WAAKAA'IGAN DIVISION OF REHABILITATION SERVICES Open: August 31, 2015 Closing: September 11, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: To operate key entry devices to record and verify data for entry into a computer system; to perform clerical and filing work and do related worked as required. Reports to Program Director, full-time position with benefits,...

SECRETARY - GINIW WAAKAA'IGAN DIVISION OF REHABILITATION SERVICES

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT SECRETARY GINIW WAAKAA'IGAN DIVISION OF REHABILITATION SERVICES Open: August 31, 2015 Closing: September 11, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: To provide general clerical support services for Giniw Waakaa'igan – Red Lake Vocational Rehabilitation. Reports to Program Director, full-time position with benefits, salary DOQ. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: • As...

Historic Council Meeting Held at Red Clay, Tenn.; First Meeting Since 1838

History was made on Aug. 28 as elected leaders of the Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians gathered for a joint council meeting at Red Clay State Park, Tennessee, a place long revered by our Cherokee people as sacred ground. The date of the gathering was also significant as it marked the 177th anniversary of the departure of the first detachment of Cherokees who were forced to leave our...

 
 
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