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Articles from the October 14, 2011 edition

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Laura “Laurie” Ann Jackson

Laura “Laurie” Ann Jackson, 44, of Bemidji, MN, entered the spirit world on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at North Country Hospital in Bemidji with her family by her side. She was born on August 17, 1967 in Cass Lake, MN to Louise Marie Jackson and Ernest Alfred...

 

Red Lake IHS Receives National Customer Services Awards

This year, as one of IHS Director Yvettee Roubideaux's agency priorities--To Improve the Quality of and Access to Care--she established a new Director's Award for Customer Service and awarded 19 recipients from IHS and tribal programs these awards. The Red Lake IHS Cust...

 

Red Lake IHS Receives National Customer Services Awards P2

This year, as one of IHS Director Yvettee Roubideaux's agency priorities--To Improve the Quality of and Access to Care--she established a new Director's Award for Customer Service and awarded 19 recipients from IHS and tribal programs these awards. The Red Lake IHS Cust...

 

Red Lake IHS Receives National Customer Services Awards P3

This year, as one of IHS Director Yvettees Roubideaux's agency priorities--To Improve the Quality of and Access to Care--she established a new Director's Award for Customer Service and awarded 19 recipients from IHS and tribal programs these awards. The Red Lake IHS...

 

STATE SHOULDN'T MESS WITH STATE'S 6TH LARGEST EMPLOYER

Minnesota's Indian tribes, viewed collectively, are the 6th largest employer in Minnesota, based on a list of the top 50 state employers published last week by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. MIGA Executive Director John McCarthy said that's a good reason...

 

30 Tribes Awarded Funds for Economic Development Technical Assistance

WASHINGTON -Thirty tribes have been awarded approximately $2.0 million in economic development technical assistance grants. The funding was provided by the Indian Energy and Economic Development's Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) grant program to foster economic activity and create jobs within...

 

Minnesota DNR: Restrictions on open burning lifted in Minnesota

Recent widespread precipitation and cooler temperatures have eased the critical fire danger across the state, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will lift restrictions on open burning at 12:01 a.m., on Friday, Oct. 14. Campfires will be allowed throughout the state and permits for open burning of...

 

Lady Warriors Volleyball Team Upset by Bug School 3-2 - Part 11

Lady Warriors Volleyball Team Upset by Bug School 3-2 - Part 11...

 

Lady Warriors Volleyball Team Upset by Bug School 3-2 - Part 12

Lady Warriors Volleyball Team Upset by Bug School 3-2 - Part 12...

 

Red Lake Homecoming: Red Lake Loses to Western Lutheran P9

Red Lake Homecoming: Red Lake Loses to Western Lutheran P9...

 

Red Lake Homecoming: Red Lake Loses to Western Lutheran P10

Red Lake Homecoming: Red Lake Loses to Western Lutheran P10...

 

R2AC Awards Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants

Region 2 Arts Council (R2AC) recently awarded $52,411 through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program, to arts organizations and non-profits in Beltrami, Hubbard, and Lake of the Woods counties. The funds will be used to create opportunities for arts access, arts...

 

Vilsack Announces Funding To Improve Rural Electric Service

WASHINGTON, October 13, 2011—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced funding for rural electric cooperative utilities to improve distribution systems and smart grid technologies in 27 states, as part of the Obama Administration's continued focus on investments in infrastructure that create rural jobs. The...

 
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Collaborating within Arts Disciplines

Collaborating within Arts Disciplines A FREE Region 2 Arts Council Professional Development Workshop Presented by Mark Turner, Executive Director of Five Wings Arts Council Region 2 Arts Council invites all regional artists and arts organization to Collaborating within Arts Disciplines: an evening of networking, goal...

 
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Attention Cass Lake Residents: Enbridge Pipeline Maintenance

Attention Cass Lake residents, Enbridge is planning to perform valve work on its 34-inch pipeline within our South Cass Lake pumping station located south of US Trunk Highway 2 and west of State Highway 371, within the boundaries of the Leech Lake Reservation. Along with the survey work that was previously completed,...

 

Indigenous People’s Day at OccupyMN

Minneapolis, MN - Clyde Bellecourt of the American Indian Movement (AIM) organized a rich and moving Indigenous People’s day ceremony of speakers, dancing and drumming for OccupyMN at the People’s Plaza, Oct 10....

 
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ENTERTAINMENT LINE-UP, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED FOR 2011 APCMAs

Winnipeg, Manitoba (October 13, 2011) -- The Manito Ahbee Festival is pleased to announce the entertainment line-up for the 2011 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards (APCMAs), and the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. ENTERTAINMENT AT THE APCMAs The APCMAs showcase the best in Aboriginal music from across...

 

New USDA Report Shows Conservation Practices Reducing Sediment, Nitrogen and Phosphorus in Great Lakes Region

WASHINGTON, October 13, 2011 – A new USDA study shows that farmers using combinations of erosion-control and nutrient-management practices on cultivated cropland are reducing losses of sediment, nitrogen and phosphorous from farm fields and decreasing the movement of these materials to the Great Lakes and their...

 
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USDA Reminds Native American Farmers and Ranchers that Keepseagle Settlement Claims Filing Period Open Through December 27

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 – Janie Hipp, Senior Adviser to Secretary Vilsack for Tribal Relations today reminded Native American farmers and ranchers that the period to file a claim in the Keepseagle class action settlement remains open through December 27, 2011. "Native American farmers and ranchers who believe they...

 

USDA Supports Diverse Food Access Through Farmers Market Promotion Program Grants

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011. Nearly 150 farm-to-consumer marketing projects received funding today under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP), marking a $9.2 million investment to support direct marketing and to increase consumer access to healthy food, much of it in food deserts...

 

Cherokee Nation Issues Statement on Special Election Outcome

OKLAHOMA - The Cherokee Nation Supreme Court yesterday issued an order saying it would not honor the agreement that was approved in federal court in Washington DC late last month that reinstated 2,800 freedmen descendants, thus allowing them to vote in the special election that was held September 24 and extended to...

 

Military intelligence unit spies on native groups

The Canadian military is keeping a watch on aboriginal groups through an intelligence unit that is meant to protect the Forces and the Department of National Defence from espionage, terrorists and saboteurs....

 

Tribal Leaders Present United Front to Congress

WASHINGTON – Dozens of tribal leaders embarked on the nation’s capital this week in an effort to present a united front to Congress on a swath of issues impacting Indian country—most important among them, protecting Native programs from cuts in the current budgetary climate....

 

Navajo hires new prosecution team in fraud case

Navajo hires new prosecution team in fraud case Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/2011/10/navajo-hires-new-prosecution-team-fraud-case#ixzz1alMzipxH...

 

Assembly of First Nations Pulls Out of Missing Women Inquiry

The Assembly of First Nations has officially pulled out of the British Columbia Missing Women of Inquiry Commission’s hearing procedures due to concerns over funding inequities between legal representation for advocacy groups and that of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and other parties involved. The...

 

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