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Lenetta Jourdain receives award for 35 Years of Service to Indian and Native American Communities

Lenetta Jourdain receives award for 35 Years of Service to Indian and Native American Communities

RENO, NV - On Thursday, August 25, 2017, at the 37th Annual National Indian and Native American Employment and Training Conference, Lenetta Jourdain received an award recognizing her for "Thirty-Five Years of Service to Indian and Native American Communities." This annual conference offered opportunities to benefit from dynamic speakers, have outstanding networking opportunities to help leverage resources and build capacity, and enhance skills to enable the effective delivery of quality...

Red Lake AmeriCorps Program honors 9 of its members

RED LAKE - On Thursday, August 25, 2016, the Red Lake AmeriCorps Program honored nine of its members at a dinner held at the Red Lake Casino Event Center. Those honored were Joshua Desjarlait, Jimmy Jourdain, James Kingbird, Avery Kingbird, Amber May, Jerrell Fairbanks, Aleisha Jourdain, Desirae Johnson and Darwin Lussier Jr. Also honored were Assistant Director Sammi Rose Jackson and Karen Martin. Each AmeriCorps member received a certification of recognition and a pendleton blanket. Red Lake ...

Groundbreaking at Shingobee Island for New LLBO Business Venture

WALKER, MN - The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in conjunction with Leech Lake Gaming are pleased to announce that plans for the Shingobee Project, located at Shingobee Island on Leech Lake, have been finalized. The current site is being developed to offer a modern sports bar atmosphere with a full dining menu, full-service marina, as well as a gaming area. "The Shingobee property has sat dormant for 13 years. Getting the ball rolling on this has been a priority for me since taking office and we can thank the combined efforts of a unified tribal...

Ponemah Community Back to School Gathering 2016 - P2

The Ponemah Community Back to School Gathering 2016 was held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at the Pow Wow Grounds in...

Red Lake DNR Take-a-Kid Fishing Event held at Fuller's Lake - P2

The Red Lake DNR held their annual Take-a-Kid Fishing Event at Fuller's Lake on Wednesday, August 24,...

Red Lake Chemical Health Program hosts Back to School Fest - P4

On Monday, August 22, 2016, the Red Lake Chemical Health Program hosted their annual Back to School Fest near the Cage by the Red Lake High School. They gave out 600 bags of school supplies, had carnival games with kids that gave out prizes, face painting, had a bouncy house, obstacle course and a dunk tank, and fed them all, along with giving away some bikes and backpacks in the...

3rd Annual Kaishauna Sky Thunder Memorial Walk/Run Against Drunk Driving held in Redby - P6

The 3rd Annual Kaishauna Sky Thunder Memorial Walk/Run Against Drunk Driving was held in Redby on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Runners and walkers began at Shemahgun enroute to the Redby Community Center Everyone was welcome, each participant received memorial shirts in a variety of colors, and a memorial dinner was held afterwards at the community center. The memorial was sponsored by the Kaishauna Sky Thunder Family and...

Annual Cops and Bobbers Fishing Event held at Fuller's Lake - P6

The Annual Cops and Bobbers Fishing Event was held at Fuller's Lake on Thursday, August 18, 2016, starting at 10 AM. Over 111 kids between the ages of 6-12 participated in this event, where they received T-shirts, fishing rods and had the opportunity to go on the lake in boats. Lunch was also provided for the participants. The event was sponsored by the Red Lake Department of Public Safety and Conservation...

Holthusen Family Reunion 2016 - P19

The Holthusen Family Reunion 2016 was held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Herman and Marion Lussier residence in Little...

2016 Red Lake Community Health Day - P21

2016 Red Lake Community Health...

Lawrence O'Donnell Debwewin (Truth) about Indians - Video

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Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality

NEW YORK — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park. The 11-minute VR video , narrated by Obama, is one part paean to the wonders of America's national parks and one part warning of the threat posed by climate change. It's also a testament to how powerful VR can be when done right. National Geographic joined Facebook's Oculus Studios and VR specialists Felix & Paul Studios to...

The Little-Known History of the Forced Sterilization of Native American Women

Two fifteen-year-old Native American women went into the hospital for tonsillectomies and came out with tubal ligations. Another Native American woman requested a “womb transplant,” only to reveal that she had been told that was an option after her uterus had been removed against her will. Cheyenne women had their Fallopian tubes severed, sometimes after being told that they could be “untied” again. For many, America’s history of brutal experimentation on people of color is perhaps best summed up by the Tuskegee Experiment, in which...

Golf: Begay's tournament generates $100K in charitable proceeds

SANTA ANA PUEBLO – A grand slam, after all, should always represent a big hit. Last week’s Notah Begay III event certainly was the case. The inaugural New Mexico Grande Slam Charity Golf Tournament drew a field of nearly 200 players, numerous big-money sponsors, a former NBA All-Star, good food and golf, and plenty of smiles. https://www.abqjournal.com/832773/begays-tournament-generates-100k-in-char...

EpiPen manufacturer says it will offer new discounts on the product

WASHINGTON – Mylan, the embattled drug company whose price hikes of an anti-allergy product sparked calls for a government investigation and a congressional hearing has announced plans to broaden discounts offered to consumers on its EpiPen. The company said Thursday that it will increase the value of a savings coupon offered on an epinephrine auto injector to $300 from $100 and double the eligibility for subsidies that eliminate out-of-pocket costs to uninsured or underinsured patients. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota welcomed the news,...

Swearing-In Ceremony held during August 9, 2016 Regular Tribal Council Meeting - P13

On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, the Regular Tribal Council Meeting opened at the Red Lake Casino Event Center, where the first order of business was the certification of the 2016 Election results and the swearing-in of officers. Sworn into office was Little Rock Representative Richard Barrett who defeated William "Billy" King, Red Lake Representative Robert "Bob" Smith who defeated Donald Good, Redby Representative Allen D. Pemberton Sr. who defeated Darrell Johnson and the new Ponemah...

Sanders Opposes Dakota Access Pipeline

BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 25 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement in support of grassroots and legal efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline, which would run from North Dakota to Illinois: “The major global crisis facing our planet today is climate change. The vast majority of scientists tell us that climate change is real, it is caused by humans and it is already causing devastating problems. They say that if we do not aggressively transition our energy system away from fossil fuels toward energy efficiency...

Dayton, Met Council seek to revive Southwest Light Rail prospects

Taxpayers in the Twin Cities area would be on the hook for an additional $145 million to salvage the Southwest Light Rail Transit project from State Capitol gridlock, under a newly unveiled plan that Gov. Mark Dayton endorsed Thursday. Dayton led a three-hour public meeting Thursday about the future of the beleaguered Southwest line, a proposed light-rail link between downtown Minneapolis and Eden Prairie. Supporters touted its benefits and critics questioned its cost and effectiveness as a deadline approaches to secure needed federal funding...

Clinton says Trump will 'make America hate again'

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will "make America hate again." Trump rejected Clinton's allegations, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them. The ping-pong accusations come as the two candidates vie for minorities and any undecided voters with less...

Republicans, Trump campaign try to tamp down Minnesota ballot panic

After hours of ringing alarm bells in national GOP circles over whether Donald Trump is in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in working order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for the brash tycoon in November. As of this morning, Donald Trump's name did not appear on the sample ballot on the website of Secretary of State Steve Simon. Michael Brodkorb, a former GOP political operative and Star Tribune blogger, reported on Twitter last night that the Republican Party...

10 ex-Navajo Nation lawmakers sentenced for slush funds case

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Ten former Navajo Nation lawmakers have been sentenced for their involvement in misusing the tribe's discretionary fund. Former Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize, who served as speaker from January 2011 to September 2014, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery in official and political matters for issuing $36,550 to other delegates in exchange for the same amount being given to his family. On Wednesday he was ordered to pay the full amount in restitution, The Daily Times reported...

Roseadelle F. Johnson

Roseadelle F. Johnson whose Ojibwe name is “GitChi- Bii Bii” which means Big Baby, 77, of Ponemah, MN died Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Traditional Funeral services will be at 9:00 am Friday, August 26, 2016 at her residence in Ponemah, MN with Spiritual Leader Steve Jackson. A wake will begin Thursday afternoon and will continue until the time of the service on Friday. Interment will be in the family burial grounds under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji. Condolences may be left at www.c...

 
 
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