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Articles from the January 23, 2017 edition

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Half-court shot at the buzzer gives 4A Robbinsdale Cooper 71-70 win over 1A Red Lake Warriors

RED LAKE-With a little over 3-seconds remaining on the clock and the Red Lake Warriors leading 70-68, a half-court shot just before the buzzer gave 4A Robbinsdale Cooper an almost unbelievable victory on Saturday afternoon at Red Lake High School. Heartbreaking is the word many Red Lake fans witnessed as the shot went up from half-court just before the buzzer, and went in for the 3-points needed for Cooper to win. Nathan Hill, No. 22, was Robbinsdale Cooper's hero, his only 3-points hit in the...

 

Shakopee Dakota and Red Lake Share Deep Food Knowledge

Over the last year, the Wozupi Tribal Gardens, owned and operated by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Prior Lake, Minnesota, and Gitigaanike (Red Lake Local Foods Initiative, or RLLFI) in Red Lake, Minnesota, have engaged in a key peer-to-peer learning opportunity to further food sovereignty work in their respective communities. They were brought together through an effort by First Nations Development Institute (First Nations). The two reservations are located at opposite ends of the...

 

Lady Warriors dominate in 81-25 win over the Nevis Tigers

RED LAKE-The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Nevis on Friday, January 20, 2017, taking a 55-12 half time lead, on to an 81-25 victory. Grace White led all scorers with 27 points for Red Lake, Angel McClain hit for 19, Danielle Seki added 12, Alexis Desjarlait had 11 and Gerika Kingbird netted 10. Emma Bliss led the Tigers with 8. The win lifted the Lady Warriors' record to 14-2 on the season, while Nevis dropped to 1-10. Red Lake will travel to Cook to play North Woods on Thursday, January 26,...

 

Red Lake man sentenced to federal prison in kidnapping, assault case

DULUTH—A Red Lake man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in federal prison for kidnapping and assaulting three people on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in February 2015. Darrell Lussier, 36, was sentenced before Judge Richard H. Kyle in U.S. District Court in Duluth. A federal jury found Lussier guilty Sept. 3 on three counts each of kidnapping and assault resulting in serious bodily injury. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/3929134-red-lake-man-sentenced-federal-prison-kidnapping-assault-case#.WINneA9eFF4.facebook...

 

Warriors knock off Mahnomen 102-59 in Red Lake - P5

The Red Lake Warriors hosted Mahnomen on Monday, January 16, 2017, and although both teams started off quickly and stayed even for the first couple of minutes, Red Lake led at the half 53-35. Red Lake continued it's high paced offense and defense in the second half, with 65 points coming from the bench, to go on to win 102-59. Kendall Whiotefeather led the Warriors with 24 points, Justin Barrett hit for 19, Jamie Cook added 15, Frank Papasodora and Robbie Beaulieu each netted 10--Beaulieu with...

 

Lady Warriors dominate Mahnomen 98-24 at home - P5

The Red Lake Lady Warriors came out quickly and strong, racking up 44 points to lead Mahnomen 44-9 at the half. They continued that pace throughout the second half, coming away with a 98-24 victory. Alexis Desjarlait led the Warriors with 28 points on the night, Grace White hit for 25 (7 of her shots were 3-pointers), Danielle Seki shot for 16 points, Angel McClain added 9 points, while Samantha Roy hit 5 points. Jessica Refshaw hit for 6 points for Mahnomen. Red Lake improves to 12-2 with the...

 

"Take Back our Community" - Opioid Overdose Prevention and Treatment Seminar held in Red Lake - P8

RED LAKE - The "Take Back our Community" - Opioid Overdose Prevention and Treatment Seminar was held at the Seven Clans Casino Event Center on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Well attended, the seminar began with breakfast at 7:30 AM, followed by registration and the Opening Ceremonies. Murphy Thomas, the Facilitator, provided introductions, followed by welcome addressed by Cynthia Gunderson, Red Lake IHS Pharmacy, Dana Lyons, Red Lake Public Safety and Salena Beasley, Red Lake Chemical Health...

 

Red Lake Warriors cruise to 11-1 with win over Cass Lake Bena 99-56 - P11

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors had no trouble with the Cass Lake Panthers on Friday, January 6, 2017, as they took a 63-34 half time lead and cruised to a 99-56 victory. The win put Red Lake at 11-1 on the season while Cass Lake dropped to 8-3--two of their losses came to Red Lake. Jamie Cook led the Warriors with 29 points, all 3's except for one two-pointer and seven of the 3's were in a row before he missed one; Kendall Whitefeather hit for 16 points, Rob McClain netted 12 and Rob Beaulieu...

 

Lady Warriors crush Cass Lake 90-19 in Red Lake - P11

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors had no trouble with the Cass Lake Panthers on Friday, January 6, 2017, as they dominated throughout the game in both offense and defense, crushing the Panthers 90-19. The win lifted Red Lake to 9-1 on the season, while the Panthers dropped to 2-7. Grace White also grabbed her 1000th career rebound in the game, a milestone not reached by many. The Lady Warriors will travel to Mountain Iron-Buhl on Saturday, January 7, Minneapolis Washburn on Friday, January...

 

Lady Warriors score 70 in first half to cruise to 97-38 win over Red Lake County Central - P12

RED LAKE - The Lady Warriors racked up 70 points in the first half to lead 70-12 against Red Lake County Central on Thursday, January 5, 2017. They cruised to the 97-38 win and moved to 8-1 on the year. Grace White lead all scorers with 23 points on the night, Angel McClain nailed 22 mostly in the first half, Alexis Desjarlait added 19, Danielle Seki hit for 15, Gerika Kingbird had 8, and Samantha Roy added 6 points. Red Lake's JV Lady Warriors also won prior to the varsity game, 59-34. The...

 

2017 Red Lake News Year's Celebration - P18

The 2017 Red Lake News Year's Celebration was held at the Red Lake Humanities Center on Saturday, December 31, 2016....

 

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P69

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P69...

 

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P70

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P70...

 

Native American Artist-in-Residence program at Minnesota Historical Society – Call for Submissions 2017

The Minnesota Historical Society is currently seeking applications for the 2017 Native American Artist-in-Residence Program. In 2017, the program will award a number of residencies for Native artists engaged in traditional material artmaking and provide them stipends to connect with museum collections, peer artists, and/or other knowledgeable community members. Artists must currently reside in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, or South Dakota. Although it is recognized that storytelling, song and dance are elements of traditional culture,...

 
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Time to Finish School Open House - Past Students

TIME TO FINISH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE! PAST STUDENTS! Are you a former Red Lake High School student who did not yet graduate? Come visit with school staff on ways to finish your diploma. See how many credits you need to complete your graduation and make a plan! Adults who have a high school diploma or GED earn significantly more over the course of their careers than adults who don't. A diploma or GED can also provide additional educational options and career opportunities. Stop in and check out your...

 
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Warrior Grill Lunch Specials for 1/23/17 - 1/27/17

Warriors Grill Lunch Specials for 1-23 thru 1-27 Monday-Shrimp Caesar Salad..................................................................................$7.95 Tuesday-Angus Chuck Steak served with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy.............$9.95 Wednesday-Chicken Bacon Swiss on a Focaccia Bun served with Jojos.............$6.95 Thursday-Prime Rib Melt on Fry Bread served with Salt and Pepper Fries.......$6.95 Friday- Pulled Pork served with Coleslaw and Potato Salad..............

 

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE MANAGER - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

** POSITION OPENING ** FACILITIES MAINTENANCE MANAGER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: January 23, 2017 CLOSES: February 23, 2017 SCOPE OF POSITION Under the general supervision of the General Manager is responsible to oversee the Facilities property, building and grounds maintenance for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Oversees the operations of the building, grounds, pool, construction, solid waste, plumbing,...

 

Network Applications Engineer - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-MIS DEPARTMENT

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Network Applications Engineer INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-MIS DEPARTMENT Open: January 20, 2017 Closing: February 3, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. Primary Function: Responsible for developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining network application systems used by the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. Reports to Director, does not have supervisory responsibility, full-time position with benefits, salary is DOQ. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: • Creation of site layout/user...

 
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Two New Grant Opportunities Available Under First Nations' Native Ag and Food Systems Initiative

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has opened two new grant opportunities under its Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative (NAFSI). In both cases, applications are due by February 17, 2017. With the generous support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Agua Fund, First Nations will award up to 12 grants of up to $35,000 each to support projects that aim to strengthen local food-system control; increase access to local, healthy and traditional foods; and decrease food insecurity and food deserts, all with an emphasis on...

 

Bemidji man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of foster child

BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man whose foster daughter drowned in a shower pleaded guilty Friday to one count of second-degree manslaughter -- culpable negligence creating unreasonable risk. While testifying, Nathan Daniel Jackson, 39, said he had used methamphetamine at 4 a.m. the day of 2-year-old Kira Friedman’s death, and that he did not know when he had last slept. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/4202842-bemidji-man-pleads-guilty-manslaughter-death-foster-child...

 

Teachers, students and parents rally in L.A. against Trump

The day before Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, union members, students and community activists in Los Angeles demonstrated to put an exclamation point on their fears and anger. There was no single massive assembly, and cool, sometimes rainy weather dampened some gatherings on Thursday. Protests were peaceful, with no shutdowns or damage to the city. They were part of a national effort in several hundred cities across the country. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-la-schools-protest-20170119-story.html...

 

10 things the White House wants Trump to do for science and technology

With just one day until the Inauguration, the current White House administration is preparing for the transition. While promoting science and technology innovation were major goals during Obama's presidency, there's still plenthy of mystery surrounding what we can expect from the Trump administration, so the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy decided to write Trump a to-do list. http://www.businessinsider.com/what-current-white-house-administration-wants-trump-to-do-for-science-and-technology-2017-1...

 

Bill would let Nebraska teachers use force to deal with violent, unruly students

LINCOLN — Three years ago, veteran North Platte physical education teacher Mark Woodhead nearly lost his job over how he handled a disruptive third-grader. He kept his position only through strong community support and a 4-2 vote by the North Platte school board. But State Sen. Mike Groene of North Platte doesn’t believe Woodhead or other teachers should be threatened with firing for trying to maintain discipline in their classrooms. http://www.omaha.com/news/legislature/bill-would-let-nebraska-teachers-use-force-to-deal...

 

CCSD teacher resigns following abuse allegations

FARMINGTON – A Central Consolidated School District teacher has resigned after she allegedly injured a student last year. Shari Nelson, a first-grade teacher at Nizhoni Elementary School in Shiprock, resigned from her position before a discharge hearing scheduled for Wednesday morning, according to CCSD Spokesman James Preminger. http://www.daily-times.com/story/news/education/2017/01/19/ccsd-teacher-resigns-following-abuse-allegations/96717494/...

 

Grantmaking Efforts Reach Numerous Communities

First Nations has two current grant opportunities for tribes and Native American organizations, both with an application deadline of February 17, 2017. One is for project grants of up to $35,000 for efforts that aim to strengthen local food-system control, increase access to healthy foods, and decrease food insecurity in Native communities, while the other is for grants of up to $15,000 to conduct Food Sovereignty Assessments. The full Requests for Proposals can be found here:  Project Grants  Food Sovereignty Assessment Grants...

 

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