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Lynx Host Native American Heritage Night - P4

Grand Opening held at new Little Rock Center - P15

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the Little Rock Community held its Grand Opening for its new Community Center, located just south of their older one. Although there is still some construction taking place, a ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted and about 200 people came out to take part in the ceremony. Members of the Red Lake Tribal Council presented remarks and included Little Rock Representatives...

Grand Opening held at new Little Rock Center - P16

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the Little Rock Community held its Grand Opening for its new Community Center, located just south of their older one. Although there is still some construction taking place, a ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted and about 200 people came out to take part in the ceremony. Members of the Red Lake Tribal Council presented remarks and included Little Rock Representatives...

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P36

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2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P37

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon -...

Bail set for man who shot 17-year-old girl Monday

BEMIDJI -- Bail has been set at $1 million for a man who shot a 17-year-old girl three times in Eckles Township on Monday...  Website

Ribbon Cut on Ardmore Community Center

ARDMORE, Okla. – A July 23 ribbon cutting ceremony marked the addition of another feature to the Chickasaw Nation Carter service campus in Ardmore. Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby was joined by local officials, tribal officials and dozens of area residents to mark the opening of the new Ardmore Community Center at 907 Locust St. in Ardmore, Okla. "The Chickasaw Nation knows – the...

EPA Funds Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities

WASHINGTON – To identify and reduce tribal health risks associated with climate change, indoor wood smoke exposure, environmental asthma, waterborne diseases, and other unique tribal concerns, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding tribal environmental health research grants to six groups, including universities and tribes.‎ “We're working together to help tribal communities combat the threats from climate change, and...

Interior Department Announces $2.5 million to Promote Tribal Control and Operation of BIE-Funded Schools Funding Opportunity Part of Bureau of Indian Education's

Funding Opportunity Part of Bureau of Indian Education’s implementation of American Indian Education Study Group’s “Blueprint for Reform;” Sovereignty in Indian Education grants will promote tribal self-determination in education through tribal control of BIE-funded schools WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the Obama Administration’s historic commitment to ensure that all students attending Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools...

Minnesota scales back deer hunt: Most areas in and around Bemidji will be in lottery zones

DULUTH -- Fewer Minnesota deer hunters will get the chance to shoot antlerless deer this fall, under conservative deer hunting regulations announced Wednesday by the Department of Natural...  Website

Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake

SPICER — The one tiny zebra mussel that was found Monday on a dock on the southeast side of Green Lake isn’t much to look...  Website

Reservation youth to debut new Suicide Prevention PSA this evening in Riverton

(Wind River Reservation, Wyo.) – The Eastern Shoshone Suicide Prevention Program (ESSPP) for a second year in a row has teamed with KTWO-TV (K2) in Casper to produce a professional public service announcement promoting the National Suicide Prevention Hot...  Website

Lynx Host Native American Heritage Night - P4

A few hundred Red Lakers traveled to Minneapolis and the Target Center on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 for the Minnesota Lynx vs. Atlanta Dream women's basketball game. The main draw, was Shoni Schimmel, the first Native American to play in the WNBA. The Minnesota Lynx game against the Atlanta Dream was also Native American Heritage Night presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie ...

Lynx Host Native American Heritage Night - P5

A few hundred Red Lakers traveled to Minneapolis and the Target Center on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 for the Minnesota Lynx vs. Atlanta Dream women's basketball game. The main draw, was Shoni Schimmel, the first Native American to play in the WNBA. The Minnesota Lynx game against the Atlanta Dream was also Native American Heritage Night presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie ...

Lynx Host Native American Heritage Night - P6

A few hundred Red Lakers traveled to Minneapolis and the Target Center on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 for the Minnesota Lynx vs. Atlanta Dream women's basketball game. The main draw, was Shoni Schimmel, the first Native American to play in the WNBA. The Minnesota Lynx game against the Atlanta Dream was also Native American Heritage Night presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie ...

1st Annual Scruff Scramble 2014 held at Castle Highlands Golf Course - P7

The 1st Annual Scruff Scramble 2014 was held at Castle Highlands Golf Course on Saturday, July 19, 2014. 1st Place - Misko Spears, Chris Jourdain, Rob McNeal, Scott Lussier 2nd Place - Arn Wood, Russ Smith, Sean Lussier, Mike Beaulieu 3rd Place - Justin Jourdain, Alex Barrett, Rick Barrett, Mike Jourdain Longest Drive - Mike Beaulieu Longest Putt - Scott Lussier...

1st Annual Scruff Scramble 2014 held at Castle Highlands Golf Course - P8

The 1st Annual Scruff Scramble 2014 was held at Castle Highlands Golf Course on Saturday, July 19, 2014. 1st Place - Misko Spears, Chris Jourdain, Rob McNeal, Scott Lussier 2nd Place - Arn Wood, Russ Smith, Sean Lussier, Mike Beaulieu 3rd Place - Justin Jourdain, Alex Barrett, Rick Barrett, Mike Jourdain Longest Drive - Mike Beaulieu Longest Putt - Scott Lussier...

Insurers to refund $330M in premiums as result of Affordable Care Act

Insurers will refund about $330 million in premiums to 6.8 million consumers across the country in the coming weeks as a result of the Affordable Care Act. About $523,000 of that will funnel into Minnesota businesses, according to federal data to be released...  Website

Navajo Oil and Gas alleges consultants helped ousted CEO gain control of company

FARMINGTON — Navajo Oil and Gas, a tribally owned company worth $458 million, has been in a leadership struggle for the past several weeks, and allegations have continued, the latest in a recent press release outlining an alleged company...  Website

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan gets $200,000 to build farmers market pavilion

MOUNT PLEASANT, Michigan — The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan is getting $200,000 from the federal government to build a farmers market...  Website

Looking Good: Satellite Voting Proposed for Red Lake Nation

A no-excuse absentee-voting office has been proposed for Red Lake Nation, in Minnesota. At a July 15 meeting, officials of Beltrami County, which overlaps Red Lake's reservation and administers federal elections for four of its five precincts, encouraged the county auditor to set one up in the tribal capital in Red Lake, according to County Commissioner Tim Sumner. "The final decision is up to...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton earned $352,601 last year, gave $10K to charity

Last year, Gov. Mark Dayton earned $352,601, a little less than half of which came from capital gains, according to tax returns he released on...  Website

Mary Elizabeth Sayers

Mary Elizabeth Sayers Nov. 3, 1920 - July 23, 2014 Mary Elizabeth Sayers whose Ojibwe name is "Mash-kah-we-se-ikwe" which means "Strong Woman",93 of Red Lake died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Red Lake. Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm Monday, July 28, 2014 at the St. Mary's Mission Catholic Church in Red Lake, MN with Father Jerry Rogers officiating. A wake will begin Saturday afternoon at the Red ...

Neil Edward Dietrich

Neil Edward Dietrich, 87, of Kelliher, MN, died on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Sanford Medical Center in Bemidji, Minnesota. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Blackduck Evangelical Free Church with Pastor Dwight Warden officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 24 from 5-8 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service in the Cease Funeral Home Chapel in...

16th Annual Red Lake Nation Youth Foundation Golf Tournament

16th Annual Red Lake Nation Youth Foundation Golf Tournament Sponsored by: Thielen Motors • Bemidji Sports Centre • Seven Clans Casino Red Lake YOUTH: Friday, July 25 (9 a.m. | Blackduck Golf Course) ADULTS: Saturday / Sunday, July 26 & 27 (8 a.m. and 2 p.m. | Castle Highlands Golf Course) SIGN UP NOW • First 72 paid teams become registered. • Registrations forms can be picked up at...

10 Full Scholarships Available for Individuals Working in Native Senior Hunger & Nutrition

General Information: Thanks to generous funding from AARP Foundation [ http://www.aarp.org/aarp-foundation/ ], First Nations Development Institute (First Nations [ http://www.firstnations.org ]) is pleased to announce the availability of 10 scholarships for individuals working in areas of access to food and nutrition among senior populations in Native American communities. We invite applicants from tribal governments/programs, nonprofit...

Editorial counterpoint: 'Effective' teaching? First, meet basic needs

I am a veteran teacher of 26 years in Minneapolis schools. My students are arguably those “underachieving” students of color who apparently (“Effective teachers for all? Yes, please,” editorial, July 22) are receiving an inferior education due to the poor teaching that they are encountering every...  Website