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W.E.N. SOCIAL MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT

W.E.N. SOCIAL MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT-12-15-17-PER CLINTON ALEXANDER & MIKE LAROQUE Friday 12-15-17: Out of an abundance of caution, White Earth Tribal Government is notifying citizens that last night and this morning, in the Mahnomen and Nay Tah Waush areas, there were ...

Over $3 million dollars disbursed to Red Lake Tribal members

RED LAKE - In October 2017 the Red lake Tribal Council approved a $250.00 payment distribution for the enrolled membership of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. There are over 12,000 enrolled members of the Red Lake Band. Over $3 million was distributed to both on...

Redby Community Board and Youth Council members doing candy bags in Redby

The Redby Community Board and Youth Council members doing candy bags on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the Redby...

Red Lake Elderly Nutrition Program has Christmas Dinner for Elders

On Friday, December 15, 2017 the Red Lake ENP held their annual Christmas Dinner at the ENP site in the Red Lake Government Center from 11 AM to 1 PM. A ham dinner was provided to elders, along with candy bags and a $20.00 Target gift card. Candy bags ran out before 12 ...

Leech Lake Tribal Police Department's "Shop with a Cop" held on Saturday, December 16, 2017

CASS LAKE - The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department held it's first annual "Shop with a Cop" on Saturday, December 16, 2017 SHOP WITH A COP: What a GREAT morning and afternoon with some amazing kids at Walmart of Bemidji. Kids got to pick out items for their family,...

Red Lake Elementary School second Holiday Concert held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - P3

The Red Lake Elementary School held their second Holiday Concert at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at RLES. The First and Second graders performed. On Tuesday, grades 3, 4 and 5, entertained the audience starting at 1:30 PM...

Red Lake Elementary School Holiday Concert held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - P4

The Red Lake Elementary School held their Holiday Concert at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at RLES. The Third, Fourth and Fifth graders performed. On Wednesday, grades 1 and 2, will entertain the audience starting at 1:30...

Red Lake Elementary School Holiday Concert held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - Set 2 - P4

The Red Lake Elementary School held their Holiday Concert at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at RLES. The Third, Fourth and Fifth graders performed. On Wednesday, grades 1 and 2, will entertain the audience starting at 1:30...

After fire destroys St. Mary's Church, services held in school gym - P5

After fire destroyed the historic St. Mary's Mission Church on Saturday morning, December 2, 2017 about 2:36 AM, services were held in their Mission School gym on Sunday, December 3rd. St. Mary's Mission plans to rebuild the church as soon as they can. St. Mary's...

Round Dance Fundraiser held at Little Rock Center - P6

LITTLEROCK COMMUNITY -A Round Dance Fundraiser was held at the Little Rock Center on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The event was to raise funds for the Darren "Scruff" Cook Sr. 4th Year Memorial Singing Contest. No payouts or honorariums were offered, but a lot of...

11 Plants Native Americans Used To Cure EVERYTHING (From Joint Pain to Cancer)

The Cherokee Nation is a Native American tribe that hails from Oklahoma and surrounding American states. Cherokees believe that they were given herbs and plants by their Creator, gifts which allowed them to treat and cure illnesses and ailments (1). These plants were plants for healing various illnesses and so the...

Pojoaque kids get new after-school home

A surprise decision by Pojoaque Pueblo earlier this year to serve only tribal youth at its Boys & Girls Club left dozens of non-Native American parents in the Pojoaque Valley in a panic, wondering where they would send their children after school or on weekdays in the summer. “It was kind of a shock to me when I...

Eating too much sugar can hurt your health, and for some it's actually addictive

Who hasn’t been in a relationship we know is bad for us, but one we just can’t quit? For many people, it’s like that with sugar. Breaking up is hard to do. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/eating-too-much-sugar-can-hurt-your-health-and-for-some-its-actually-addictive/2017...

For the First Time, A Native American Woman Scholar's Portrait Hangs At Oxford

In 2016 the University of Oxford commissioned a portrait of Kelsey Leonard, the first Native American woman to earn a degree from the institution. The portrait was unveiled in the exhibition 'The full picture: Oxford in portraits', which runs through January 7, 2018. After the exhibition the portrait will be moved to...

For Vikings, NFC North title is just the start: 'We're not finished'

Well, that was easy. Other than giving up a meaningless touchdown after Case Keenum's departure allowed Teddy Bridgewater to mop up on Sunday, the Vikings destroyed the Cincinnati Bengals 34-7. The score, despite its margin, is not indicative of how thoroughly the...

Red Lake Lady Warriors take 3rd Place in NCTC Holiday Tournament with 71-68 win over Sacred Heart

THIEF RIVER FALLS – After the Red Lake Lady Warriors upset loss to Stephen-Argyle on Thursday evening, they met another tough team in the Consolation Bracket, another team ranked 13th in the state, Sacred Heart of East Grand Forks. And right from the beginning it was ...

Red Lake Girls have no trouble with Walker-Hackensack-Akley in 67-40 win in Red Lake - P8

RED LAKE - On Thursday evening, December 7, 2017, the Red Lake Lady Warriors played host to the Walker-Hackensack-Akley Wolves, taking a 5-0 lead and never looking back. At the half Red Lake led 39-23, adding 28 more points in the second half and holding the Wolves to...

Red Lake Girls have no trouble with Walker-Hackensack-Akley in 67-40 win in Red Lake - Set 2 - P8

RED LAKE - On Thursday evening, December 7, 2017, the Red Lake Lady Warriors played host to the Walker-Hackensack-Akley Wolves, taking a 5-0 lead and never looking back. At the half Red Lake led 39-23, adding 28 more points in the second half and holding the Wolves to...

Red Lake Warriors lose home opener to Blackduck 77-68 - P15

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors hosted the Blackduck Drakes on Friday, December 1, 2017, with the Drakes striking first and never losing their lead. Although the Warriors kept pace throughout the game, they couldn't pull it together enough to overcome Blackduck's...

Red Lake Warriors lose home opener to Blackduck 77-68 - Set 2 - P15

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors hosted the Blackduck Drakes on Friday, December 1, 2017, with the Drakes striking first and never losing their lead. Although the Warriors kept pace throughout the game, they couldn't pull it together enough to overcome Blackduck's...

Red Lake Lady Warriors open season with 79-33 win over Blackduck - P18

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors opened their 2017-18 season at home on Thursday, November 30, 2017, having no trouble with Blackduck, 79-33. The Lady Warriors led 49-19 at the half, adding 30 more points in the second half to start the season 1-0. Alexis...

'Terroristic threats' halt Minnesota high school basketball tourney; 1 arrested

Police halted a basketball tournament game Friday night at a west-Central Minnesota high school Friday night and the crowd evacuated after terrorist threats were called in by phone. At 6:55 p.m., a caller made “direct terroristic threats” via phone against the Benson High School campus, Benson Police Chief Ian...

Nicco Montano makes history as the 1st female Native American UFC champion

For the first time in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, a female Native American fighter has reached the pinnacle of Mixed Martial Arts. On Dec. 1, Nicco Montano defeated Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision to pick up UFC's inaugural women's flyweight division title. Her victory comes with a six-figure...

Spectro Alloys Plans Rosemount Expansion

ST. PAUL – Aluminum recycler Spectro Alloys Corp. will invest $5.8 million and hire 10 additional workers in an expansion of its facilities in Rosemount. Spectro plans to install two aluminum furnaces inside a new, fully-enclosed 5,000-square-foot building addition, resulting in reduced noise levels from the...

Big Sugar is the New Big Tobacco, and I'm Facing the Industry Head-On

Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart – especially not those in the beverage industry. Current statistics place success in the non-alcoholic beverage industry at approximately three percent. Success is quantified by what is called "proof of concept," which translates to approximately $10 million in annual...

Homeowners Have Had It Good. Too Good, Says the Tax Bill.

For decades, the tax code has been filled with rewards for homeownership. Tax breaks encourage people to get into first homes and to trade up as they get older, building a national mind-set that you’re never quite middle class until you’ve qualified for a mortgage. It amounts to a vast social engineering project...

First Nations apply to sell marijuana at Winnipeg locations

Three Manitoba First Nations outlined plans on Friday that could see retail cannabis locations open on treaty land, including locations in downtown Winnipeg. They have a partnership agreement with National Access Cannabis, a chain of medical cannabis access clinics with plans to open recreational marijuana...

The Washington Redhawks Hoax Is Actually A Well-Executed Concept Design

Earlier this week, if you happened to be browsing the internet for NFL news, you would have come across a number of news reports about the Washington Redskins, and a website that probably threw you for a loop for a moment. Instead of seeing the controversial logo consisting of a Native American inside of a white...

Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line

WASHINGTON — After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announcements of support that all but guarantee approval to give President Donald Trump the Christmas legislative triumph he’s been...

Southern Ute Indian Tribe Elects New Leaders

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Members of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe have elected a new tribal chairwoman and two new council members. The Durango Herald reports that Christine Baker-Sage won Friday's runoff election by 63 votes to take the tribal chair seat over Shane Seibel. Clement Frost, the sitting chair, had...

Jeff Sessions Isn't Giving up on Weed. He's Doubling Down

A year ago, when president-elect Donald Trump announced Senator Jeff Sessions would be his attorney general, advocates for marijuana law reform were suddenly seized with panic. The longtime Alabama senator, they knew, had once joked that he considered the Klan to be OK guys until he found out they smoked pot. Only...

Bill introduced that would restore tribal jurisdiction over DV incidents on tribal land to children and law enforcement

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) introduced the bipartisan Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act (NYTOPA) on Thursday, Dec. 14 to build on the Tribal jurisdiction provisions...

Eugene Elmer Bongo

Eugene Elmer Bongo January 12, 1952 - Thursday, December 14, 2017 Visitation Information Little Earth Community Gym-Minneapolis Sunday, December 17, 2017 Beginning at 1:00 P.M. Eugene Elmer Bongo, age 65 of Minneapolis Journeyed to the Spirit World on Thursday, December 14, 2017. He was born on January 12, 1952 in...

Lori Mabel Christianson

Lori Mabel Christianson April 27, 1958 ~ December 13, 2017 (age 59) Lori Mabel Christianson (Barsness), Amik-ikwe "Beaver Woman", of the Bear Clan, age 59, began her spiritual journey on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the St. Cloud Hospital. She was born in Hibbing,...

Beans, often overlooked, are ripe with history

I planted an unnamed variety of yellow wax bean in late July -- about two dozen seeds -- and by late summer the vines were so vigorous and fruitful I couldn't keep up with them in the kitchen. This overabundance of crop was fine, because with a winning bean like that, you want to stop picking it a few weeks before...

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